This is a pretty self-explanatory song about how life has ups and life has downs but overall life is a beautiful 🌻Continue reading “A.B.C-Z Life is Beautiful Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z 新しい太陽 Lyric Translation
新しい太陽 (atarashii taiyou – new sun) is a song about a break-up that uses the rising sun as imagery of a new start. The whole song is very sweet and supportive. It’s about a couple who have had to break-up and that although it’s still painful there is a new sun waiting to shine on them both from now on. (Fumi’s big solo lines in this one are sooooo goooood 👌🏻 Fumi solo ballad in 2021 please 🙏)Continue reading “A.B.C-Z 新しい太陽 Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z チカラノアリカ Lyric Translation
“Chikara no arika” means “the location of one’s power”. In this song the place that Ebi’s power comes from is our smiles ☺️ This song was the theme song for Ebi’s “Oretachi Oenya!! on stage” production in 2020.Continue reading “A.B.C-Z チカラノアリカ Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z 灯 Lyric Translation
This is the theme song for A.B.C-Z’s drama series “One More”. The word 灯 (akari) means “light”. This song is all about becoming someone’s light, supporting them when they are not able to shine on their own. It’s really beautiful and I love the way the lyrics flow through the music.
Short Promo! If you’d like to watch the “One More” drama, I’ve been helping my friend Daem with her English subs (she does all the work, I’m just beta-ing the translations). You can find them on her Twitter and LJ accounts 😘Continue reading “A.B.C-Z 灯 Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z Nothin’ but funky Lyric Translation
I’m ba~ck! With translations from Ebi’s new single “Nothin’ but funky”. The title song is a disco bop about… um… I’m not sure? The lyrics are hectic, from Fumi telling us all he’s “not a porpoise” to Tottsu going to “cook some rice” 😅 I think it’s about giving up everything and leaving town to be with someone, but interpret as you will!
Check out the offical music video here ☞ https://youtu.be/1NBgeTxmBZYContinue reading “A.B.C-Z Nothin’ but funky Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z 頑張れ、友よ Lyric Translation
Long time, no translation! 😅
Here it is! Ganbare, tomo yo! Good luck, my friend! Ebi’s wonderful theme song for their Oenya movie. The lyrics were written by a famous (old) comedian called Egashira-san, which has got the song a lot of hype. It’s a great song about keeping on going, even when you fall! Hasshi’s last line is my favourite and basically sums up the entire feel of the song ❤️Continue reading “A.B.C-Z 頑張れ、友よ Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z BAD GAME Lyric Translation
I LOVE THIS SONG! This is another powerful song about forbidden love. This one goes through the pain of understanding well that the love you want is a lie, that it’s only going to hurt you, but still wanting it anyway. The lyrics would be totally at home on Zephyr but the poppy synth tunes are perfect for CONTINUE? This is my lasting favourite off the album!Continue reading “A.B.C-Z BAD GAME Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z GET DOWN BABY Lyric Translation
This is a boppy party song with, honestly, pretty empty lyrics. It’s 90% in English so there wasn’t a lot to translate really. The whole song basically translates to “Let’s party all night”.Continue reading “A.B.C-Z GET DOWN BABY Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z Mr.DAZZLING Lyric Translation
I don’t even know where to start with this RIDICULOUS song! It’s so ridiculous! 😖 But good ridiculous. It’s about letting go and partying in the Summer… or I also saw a Japanese fan say that she can’t help thinking of it as a sex song so there’s also that 😳 Interpret it as you will but please appreciate what a horrendous mess of heat related imagery these lyrics are… I did my best!Continue reading “A.B.C-Z Mr.DAZZLING Lyric Translation”
A.B.C-Z GAME OVER!!! Lyric Translation
GAME OVER!!! is the lead song for this year’s album. The whole theme of the song and album is that the end of something is just the beginning of something else. Just like when you die in a game and it asks if you want to “Continue?”, even when you fall down in life you keep on getting back up!
Check it out on Pony Canyon’s Youtube here -> GAME OVER!!!Continue reading “A.B.C-Z GAME OVER!!! Lyric Translation”