Old Indian Turtledove


Translation/pinyin/lyrics by Ho@multistars.com

Old Indian Turtledove

Composer: Jay Chou (周杰倫) (周杰伦)
Lyricist: Vincent Fang (方文山) (方文山)


How can there be mudfish in the middle of the desert
A sea gull flies across after we finished talking
Grand canyon's wind roars and then passes
Who says there isn't any?

There's one hot confused rattlesnake
Lying powerlessly on the dried-up river
Waiting for the rainy season to come closer to change the river to a swamp
A grey wolf chewing the bone of the dear that was drinking water
A vulture flying around fixed on rotten meat
On the grassland two opposing wild ox
Duelling in a distant place

In a place discarded by termites
Standing there a fainted hungry old turtledove

Old Indian turtledove
Not much short leg hair
Haven't drunk water for a few of days, can still survive
It's melon head is a bit short
The prey dies, it feels sad compared to anyone else

Indian turtledove
Will imitate how to speak like a human
Cactus is shy
Lizard walks horizontally
Here all strange things exist
Including a dog that looks like a cat

Old Indian turtledove
Normally doesn't have much to say
Unless it is the crow that steals its nest
It meets unexpectedly in the scrubs
A female turtledove that makes it admire

RAP~ Cowboy's red luxuriant
In the small town
Back to back duelling
One grey wolf
Sends its regards to me
Who is the sharpshooter?
Wizard
He is mumbling
And murmuring
To the emir
Put down curse
Return my skull
This story
Tells me
The Indian
Legend
Is really
Blinded thoroughly
It has everything