Sunday, 6 July 2014

《红蜻蜓》("Red Dragonfly")

On youth day last year, I shared this song《我的朋友我的同学我最爱的一切》(“My Friends, My classmates, My Most Beloved”) which I liked in my younger days.

This year, I would like to share this song 《红蜻蜓》("Red Dragonfly"). This song was sung by 小虎队 (Little Tigers)。They have always been my favourite boy band. The lyrics were written by 李子恒 and the music was composed by 长濑刚.

This song is very lively and brimming with youth. It makes people (especially me) feel young.




天空是永恒的家 大地就是它的王国


当烦恼越来越多 玻璃弹珠越来越少

我们都已经长大 好多梦正在飞
我们都已经长大 好多梦还要飞

Which can be translated as:

O Fly O Fly 
Look at that red dragonfly flying in the blue sky 
Playing in the wind, pursuing its dream 
The sky is its eternal home, the earth is its kingdom 
Flying is its life 

Our childhood was like pursuing the wind that growing up brings 
Gently blowing our dreams, slowly rising up the sky
The red dragonfly was then my little childhood hero 
How I wish I could fly with it one day.

As more troubles piled up,  marbles got lesser
I know I have slowly grown up 
The red dragonfly has since
slowly disappeared from my life. 

We have grown up
A lot of dreams still flying around
Just like the red dragonfly we had seen during childhood years. 
We have grown up
A lot of dreams still left to pursue 

Just like the red dragonfly in our memories.

Happy Youth Day!

Related post:

《我的朋友我的同学我最爱的一切》(“My Friends, My classmates, My Most Beloved”)
《叫你一声 My Love》 (Call You My Love)

Friday, 4 July 2014

《梦不完的你》("My endless Dream of You")

《梦不完的你〉("My Endless Dream of You") was a song sung by Nicky Wu (吴奇隆) in the 1990s. The MV below was also filmed in the 1990s. So, Nicky Wu was likely to be in his 20s. This is one of my favourite songs of his. Both music and lyrics were written by 李子恒. 

I think this song was about a guy who had to go somewhere due to some circumstances and had to leave the girl whom he loved. Hence, he was having endless dream of her as he could not forget her. He was hoping for a miracle that one day, he might meet her again.









Which can be translated as:

Played the role of the crazy wind 
Got rid of the pain of transformation 
Youth is an endless dream 
Guarding the lonely night sky 
The past was like the rainbow 
Who can empathize with me 

I wandered to the ends of the world 
While you could not travel with me
Waiting for the time when both of us look forward to meet each other 
Your past 
Was returned to my blue sky 
The cloud is all I have

My endless dream of you
Accompanied my endless dream of tomorrow 
I, the one having endless dream 
Accompanied endless storm 
Each future you 
guiding me to my future 
It's the future that gives me the courage to dream on. 

My endless dream of you
Accompanied my endless dream of youth  
I, the one having endless dream
Accompanied the endless dawns and dusks
Perhaps we will not meet 
Perhaps there will be a miracle 
As long as I have a dream 
There will be dawn

I particularly liked this "等待彼此盼望相遇的心"(Waiting for the time when both of us look forward to meet each other ). I also liked the last part "也许不再相遇, 也许还有奇迹。 只要有梦就会有黎明" (Perhaps we will not meet, perhaps there will be a miracle. As long as I have a dream, there will be  dawn). As long as one still persists or still have hope, there will be miracle.

On a side note, MediaCorp is currently airing 《步步惊情》("Scarlet Heart 2") on channel U at 10 pm, from Mondays to Fridays, starring Nicky Wu who is now in his forties. He still looked so cool and handsome!

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Episode 1 of 《步步惊情》("Scarlet Heart 2")

Yay! MediaCorp had started broadcasting the TV drama Serial《步步惊情》("Scarlet Heart 2")  last night at 10 pm on channel U. from Mondays to Fridays. I was pretty much looking forward to this. 《步步惊情》("Scarlet Heart 2") was the sequel to步步惊心》 ("Scarlet Heart").

《步步惊情》("Scarlet Heart 2") started off with emperor Yong Zheng (played by Nicky Wu 吴奇隆) saying "If you can't return to this world, I'll look for you in your world". He put a jade ring and hairpin in a small treasure chest and gave instructions for the treasure chest to be sent to the northwest - Ruoxi's  homeland. On their journey to the northwest, the troops escorting the treasure chest and other valuables met a sandstorm. 

Fast forward to the 1980s. Five guys went on an expedition to find the legendary treasure chest. They met with a tornado, survived it and miraculously found the treasure.

Now, back to the modern era. Zhang Xiao (played by Cecilia Liu 刘诗诗) woke up from her coma in the hospital. For three months, she kept visiting the museum every day to look at those paintings and other stuff that were once familiar to her. 

One day, she saw a person who looked like emperor Yong Zheng (played by Nicky Wu) and tears just kept flowing down her cheeks. Later she found out that he was the manager of Zhen Tian Corporation and his name is Yin Zheng. She subsequently applied for a job there and her interviewer was someone who looked like the tenth prince. This tenth prince look-a-like did not intend to employ her. The chairman (played by Damian Lau 刘松仁) of the Zhen Tian Corporation happened to pass by, had a short conversation with Zhang Xiao and decided to employ her. Later, he instructed his staff to do a family background check on Zhang Xiao. Then, there was a scene which showed a picture of a lady with long hair who looked like Zhang Xiao. Now, I am wondering. What was the relationship between the chairman, the lady in the picture and Zhang Xiao?

Episode 1 ended with Zhang Xiao walking at the stairway. She saw a lady who was dressed in a Qing dynasty costume fall down. When that lady got up, Zhang Xiao was shocked! She looked like herself (Zhang Xiao). Was that lady Ruoxi? Now, who is who?

I shall continue to watch and find out the answers. 

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《步步惊心》 (Scarlet Heart)