Sandman是小孩晚上會夢到的怪物之一,不知為何一群比流氓還粗獷的大男人,要寫歌來嚇小孩?這首歌,應該是金屬製品(Metallica)流傳最廣的一首作品,非金屬迷也可共享。

Enter Sandman
原唱者:Metallica
發行年:1991

Say your prayers little one
(快點禱告吧,孩子)

don't forget, my son, to include everyone
(要幫每個人禱告哦)

 

(因為這是我的部落格,所以放我自己唱的)

 

tuck you in, warm within
(快點躲到被窩裡,那裡很溫暖)

keep you free from sin till the sandman he comes
(在被窩裡很安全,但是惡魔還是會來找你)

sleep with one eye open
(你不敢閉上眼睛睡覺)

gripping your pillow tight
(把你的枕頭抓得緊緊的)

exit light
(太陽下山了)

enter night
(夜晚來臨了)

take my hand off to never never land
(我是惡魔,抓著我的手,我會帶你去某個地方)

something's wrong, shut the light
(有些不對勁啊,把燈關了吧)

heavy thoughts tonight and they aren't of snow white
(今晚的心情好沈重,我的夢中沒有童話)

dreams of war, dreams of liars
(我夢到戰爭,夢到好多騙子…)

dreams of dragon's fire
(夢到噴火龍)

and of things that will bite
(還有會咬人的怪獸)

sleep with one eye open
(你不敢睡了吧)

gripping your pillow tight
(把枕頭抓緊點)

now I lay me down to sleep
(現在我要睡了)

pray the lord my soul to keep
(希望神能讓我的靈魂平安)

if I die before I wake
(如果我一覺不醒)

pray the lord my soul to take
(我只希望惡魔不要帶走我的靈魂)

hush little baby, don't say a word
(孩子,不要講話)

and never mind that noise you heard
(不管你聽到什麼,都不要回頭看)

it's just the beast under your bed,
(你的床上有怪獸)

in your closet, in your head
(牠躲在衣櫥裡,或是你的頭腦裡…)

exit light
(太陽下山了)

enter night
(夜晚到來了)

grain of sand
(沙子堆成的惡魔來找你)
(註:Sandman指的是睡魔,Grain od sand 暗指sandman)

exit light
(我要尋找一個出口)

enter night
(夜晚來臨)

take my hand
(抓著我的手)

we're off to never never land
(我們要去一個你從來不知道的地方……)

 

 

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