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1976年是Eagles乐队最为辉煌的一年,年底乐队推出的第五张专辑"Hotel California"(加州旅店)刚一问世便赢得了一片叫好声,这张专辑被誉为七十年代美国最重要的专辑。在这首标题歌曲中,Don Henley和Joe Walsh运用娴熟的吉他技巧,搭配出双吉他的神奇效果,而Don Henley的嗓音显得异常嘶哑。歌词本身也很玄妙,充斥着一种超现实的意境,更似一个人的梦中呓语。

 
Artist:Eagles
Title: Hotel California
 
On a dark desert highway,
desert: 沙漠  highway: 公路
Cool wind in my hair
Warm smell of colitas,
smell: 味道,气味  colitas: cola在西班牙语中指尾巴(tail),在七十年代,大麻的苞蕾被戏称为小尾巴,在这里colitas隐指大麻。
Rising up through the air
rise up: 升起  through: 穿越,穿过
Up ahead in the distance,
ahead: ...前面  in the distance: 在远处
I saw a shimmering light
shimmer: 闪烁
My head grew heavy and my sight grew dim
sight: 视力,视线  dim: 暗淡的,模糊的
I had to stop for the night
 
There she stood in the doorway;
doorway: 门口
I heard the mission bell
mission bell: 教堂里的钟声  mission: 教堂
And I was thinking to myself,
"This could be Heaven or this could be Hell"
Heaven: 天堂 Hell: 地狱
Then she lit up a candle
light up: 点燃  candle: 蜡烛
And she showed me the way
showed: 带领,指引
There were voices down the corridor,
corridor: 走廊
I thought I heard them say...
 
Welcome to the Hotel California
Hotel California: 加州旅馆
Such a lovely place
lovely: 可爱的,美丽的
Such a lovely face
Plenty of room at the Hotel California
plenty of: 充足的,很多的
Any time of year,
You can find it here
 
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted,
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted: 心为珠宝所扭曲】  Tiffany: 世界上最著名最昂贵的银制品品牌  twist: 扭曲
She got the Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz: 梅塞德斯—奔驰牌汽车
She got a lot of pretty, pretty boys,
pretty: 漂亮的
That she calls friends
How they dance in the courtyard,
courtyard: 庭院,院子
Sweet summer sweat.
sweat:
Some dance to remember,
remember: 记得,记忆,回忆
Some dance to forget
forget: 忘记
 
So I called up the Captain,
called up: 打电话(给sb Captain: 船长,队长,领班
Please bring me my wine
wine: 酒,葡萄酒
He said, We haven't had that spirit here
spirit: 烈酒
Since nineteen sixty nine
And still those voices are calling from far away,
far away: 远离,远处
Wake you up in the middle of the night
wake up: 唤醒,叫醒
Just to hear them say...
 
Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place
Such a lovely face
They living it up at the Hotel California
live it up: 狂欢
What a nice surprise,
surprise: 吃惊,惊奇
Bring your alibis
alibis: 托辞,借口
 
Mirrors on the ceiling,
mirror: 镜子  ceiling: 天花板
The pink champagne on ice
pink champagne: 粉色香槟酒
And she said " We are all just prisoners here,
prisoner: 囚徒,囚犯
Of our own device "
own: 自己的  device: 设计,策略
And in the master's chambers,
master: 主人  chamber: 房间
They gathered for the feast
gather: 集合,聚集  feast: 宴会,酒会
The stab it with their steely knives,
stab: 刺,戳  steely: 钢铁般的  knives: 刀(复数形式)
But they just can't kill the beast
beast: 畜牲,野兽
 
Last thing I remember, I was
Running for the door
I had to find the passage back
passage: 通道,走廊
To the place I was before
"Relax"said the night man,
relax: 放心,放松
We are programmed to receive.
program: 规划,拟...计划  receive: 接受,接待
You can checkout any time you like,
checkout: 结账离开
But you can never leave
 
词汇解析:Angela 校对:Awesome
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desert: 沙漠
highway: 公路
smell: 味道,气味
colitas: cola在西班牙语中指尾巴(tail),在七十年代,大麻的苞蕾被戏称为小尾巴,在这里colitas隐指大麻。
rise up: 升起
through: 穿越,穿过
ahead: 在...前面
in the distance: 在远处
shimmer: 闪烁
sight: 视力,视线
dim: 暗淡的,模糊的
doorway: 门口
mission bell: 教堂里的钟声 mission: 教堂
Heaven: 天堂
Hell: 地狱
light up: 点燃
candle: 蜡烛
showed: 带领,指引
corridor: 走廊
Hotel California: 加州旅馆
lovely: 可爱的,美丽的
plenty of: 充足的,很多的
Her mind is Tiffany-twisted: 【心为珠宝所扭曲】 Tiffany: 世界上最著名最昂贵的银制品品牌 twist: 扭曲
Mercedes-Benz: 梅塞德斯—奔驰牌汽车
pretty: 漂亮的
courtyard: 庭院,院子
sweat: 汗
remember: 记得,记忆,回忆
forget: 忘记
called up: 打电话(给sb)
captain: 船长,队长,领班
wine: 酒,葡萄酒
spirit: 烈酒
far away: 远离,远处
wake up: 唤醒,叫醒
live it up: 狂欢
surprise: 吃惊,惊奇
alibis: 托辞,借口
mirror: 镜子
ceiling: 天花板
pink champagne: 粉色香槟酒
prisoner: 囚徒,囚犯
own: 自己的
device: 设计,策略
master: 主人
chamber: 房间
gather: 集合,聚集 feast: 宴会,酒会
stab: 刺,戳
steely: 钢铁般的
knives: 刀(复数形式)
beast: 畜牲,野兽
passage: 通道,走廊
relax: 放心,放松
program: 规划,拟...计划
receive: 接受,接待
checkout: 结账离开
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