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美剧《绯闻女孩》Gossip Girl第二季第二集片尾曲"New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down"有一个很长的歌名。疲于和老女人挣扎的Nate终于想到了Vanessa。纽约,曼哈顿,物欲横流的城市,想说爱你不容易。这首单曲收录在LCD Soundsystem 07年发行的第二张录音室专辑《Sound of Silver》中。

 
Artist: LCD Soundsystem
Title: New York, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down
 
New York, I Love You
New York: 纽约
But you're bringing me down
bring down: 使沮丧,使愁苦
 
New York, I Love You
But you're bringing me down
 
Like a rat in a cage
rat:  cage: 笼子
Pulling minimum wage
pull: 获得  minimum wage: 最低工资
 
New York, I Love You
But you're bringing me down
 
New York, you're safer
And you're wasting my time
waste time: 浪费时间
 
Our records all show
record: 履历,档案
You are filthy but fine
filthy: 污秽的,丑恶的
 
But they shuttered your stores
shutter: 关(店),停止营业  store: 商店
When you opened the doors
To the cops who were bored
cop: 警察  be bored: 感到厌烦
Once they'd run out of crime
run out of: 用完,耗尽  crime: 犯罪
 
New York, you're perfect
perfect: 完美的
Don't please don't change a thing
 
Your mild billionaire mayor's
mild: 和善的,文雅的  billionaire: 亿万富翁  mayor: 市长
Now convinced he's a king
convince: 说服,使人相信 king: 国王
 
So the boring collect
boring: 令人厌烦的  collect: 聚集,积累
I mean all disrespect
disrespect: 不尊敬,失礼
 
In the neighborhood bars
neighborhood: 附近,邻近 bar: 酒吧
I'd once dreamt I would drink
once: 曾经  dream: 梦想,梦到
 
New York, I Love You
But you're freaking me out
freak out: 使十分不安
 
There's a ton of the twist
a ton of: 许多  ton:   twist: 意想不到的转折 
But we're fresh out of shout
be fresh out of: 刚用完
 
Like a death in the hall
hall: 礼堂,大厅
That you hear through your wall
 
New York, I Love You
But you're freaking me out
 
New York, I Love You
But you're bringing me down
 
New York, I Love You
But you're bringing me down
 
Like a death of the heart
Jesus, where do I start?
Jesus: 天哪!岂有此理![表示誓言或强烈的怀疑、失望、痛苦等],原意为耶稣
 
But you're still the one pool
pool: 池,水塘
Where I'd happily drown
drown: 淹死
 
And oh
Take me off your mailing list
take off: 去掉  mailing list: 邮件发送清单  mail: 邮件  list: 名单,目录 
For kids that think it still exists
kid: 小孩  exist: 存在
Yes, for those who think it still exists
 
Maybe I'm wrong
And maybe you're right
Maybe I'm wrong
And maybe you're right
 
Maybe you're right
Maybe I'm wrong
And just maybe you're right
 
And Oh
Maybe mother told you true
And they're always be something there for you
And you'll never be alone
alone: 独自一人
 
But maybe she's wrong
And maybe I'm right
And just maybe she's wrong
 
Maybe she's wrong
And maybe I'm right
And if so, is there?
Ah ah
 
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New York: 纽约
bring down: 使沮丧,使愁苦
rat: 鼠
cage: 笼子
pull: 获得
minimum wage: 最低工资
waste time: 浪费时间
record: 履历,档案
filthy: 污秽的,丑恶的
shutter: 关(店),停止营业
store: 商店
cop: 警察
be bored: 感到厌烦
run out of: 用完,耗尽
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