听说-华子 (What I Heard-Huazi)

Huazi is the singer of the band “Black Diamond”. “Black Diamond” was founded in 2000 and has released two albums: “Black Diamond” and “Baroque-The Forgotten Spiritual Kingdom”.

曲:华子 (Composer: Huazi)
词:华子 (Lyrics: Huazi)
演唱:华子 (Singer: Huazi)

MV #1 Performance on the TV talent show “I’m Legend”: 听说-华子 (What I Heard-Huazi)

MV #2 Official music video: 听说-华子 (What I Heard-Huazi)

听个工人说 好久没有喝过可乐
tīng gè gōng rén shuō hǎo jiǔ méi yǒu hē guò kě lè
Heard a worker say, I haven’t drunk coke in ages.

听个商人说 今天该吃点啥呢
tīng gè shāng rén shuō jīn tiān gāi chī diǎn shá ne
Heard a businessman say, what should I eat today?

听个保安说 他一月能赚八百多呢
tīng gè bǎo ān shuō tā yí yuè néng zhuàn bā bǎi duō ne
Heard a security guard say, he can make more than 800 RMB a month

听个小姐说 她一月八千真的不多
tīng gè xiǎo jiě shuō tā yí yuè bā qiān zhēn de bù duō
Heard a “miss” [prostitute] say, for her, 8000 RMB a month really isn’t a lot

 
听个要饭的说 他手机换过好几个
tīng gè yào fàn de shuō tā de shǒu jī huàn guò hǎo jǐ gè
Heard a beggar say, he’s gone through so many cell phones

听个下岗的说 他呼机都还没用过
tīng gè xià gǎng de shuō tā hū jī dōu hái méi yòng guò
Heard a laid-off worker say, he hasn’t even used a beeper before

听个爆发户说 只有大奔能配得上我
tīng gè bào fā hù shuō zhǐ yǒu dà bēn néng pèi de shàng wǒ
Heard a nouveau riche say, only a Mercedes Benz can match my status

听个铁路工人说 我骑了半辈子飞鸽
tīng gè tiě lù gōng rén shuō wǒ qí le bàn bèi zi fēi gē
Heard a railway worker say, I ridden my Flying Pigion [a Chinese bicycle brand] half my life

 
听个的哥说 睁眼就欠二百多
tīng gè dī gē shuō zhēng yǎn jiù qiàn èr bǎi duō
Heard a taxi driver say, the moment I open my eyes [in the morning], I owe over 200 RMB

听个警察说 我一年罚他几万多
tīng gè jǐng chá shuō wǒ yì nián fá tā jǐ wàn duō
Heard a policeman say, I fine him tens of thousands of RMB a year

听个小伙子说 要找对象得先有辆车
tīng gè xiǎo huǒ zi shuō yào zhǎo duì xiàng děi xiān yǒu liàng chē
Heard a young man say, in order to get a wife, I’ll have to get a car first

听个大姑娘说 你没钱就别把我摸
tīng gè dà gū niang shuō nǐ méi qián jiù bié bǎ wǒ mō
Heard a young woman say, if you don’t have money, don’t touch my body

 
听个小学生说 妈妈我就要这个那个
tīng gè xiǎo xué shēng shuō mā ma wǒ jiù yào zhèi gè nèi gè
Heard an elementary school student say, mommy, I want this I want that

听个大学生说 吃的不贵爸爸放心那
tīng gè dà xué shēng shuō chī de bú guì bà ba fàng xīn na
Heard a university student say, the food is not expensive, don’t worry, dad

听个孩子说 谁耐克阿迪有我多
tīng gè hái zi shuō shuí nài kè ā dí yǒu wǒ duō
Heard a child say, who has more Nikes and Adidas than I do?

又听个孩子说 我好想有一个课桌儿
yòu tīng gè hái zǐ shuō wǒ hǎo xiǎng yǒu yí gè kè zhuō
Heard another child say, I really wish I had a classroom desk

 
听个老摇滚儿说 无房无车无存折
tīng gè lǎo yáo gǔn er shuō wú fáng wú chē wú cún zhé
Heard an old rocker say, he has no house, no car, and no savings

听个小歌星儿说 千八百万有什么
tīng gè xiǎo gē xīng shuō qiān bā bǎi wàn yǒu shén me
Heard a small singer say, ten to eight million RMB is no big deal

听个大文人说 当代诗歌是片沙漠
tīng gè dà wén rén shuō dāng dài shī gē shì piàn shā mò
Heard a big scholar say, contemporary poetry is a desert

听个小诗人说 饿死我也不写小说
tīng gè xiǎo shī rén shuō è sǐ wǒ yě bù xiě xiǎo shuō
Heard a small poet say, I’d rather starve to death before I write a novel

 
听个网络歌手说 我一首烂歌火遍中国
tīng gè wǎng luò gē shǒu shuō wǒ yì shǒu làn gē huǒ biàn zhōng guó
Heard an internet singer say, my stupid song took China by storm

听个没落画家说 我一千张画没人懂得
tīng gè mò luò huà jiā shuō wǒ yì qiān zhāng huà méi rén dǒng dé
Heard a fading painter say, I have done a thousand paintings but nobody understands them

听个破导演说 拍戏只为潜规则
tīng gè pò dǎo yǎn shuō pāi xì zhǐ wèi qiǎn guī zé
Heard a bad director say, I make movies only for the “unwritten rules/casting couch”

听个烂演员说 想要成名你得舍得
tīng gè làn yǎn yuán shuō xiǎng yào chéng míng nǐ děi shě dé
Heard a bad actress say, if you want to be famous, you have to be willing to give up something

 
听个老北京儿说 爱新爵罗全聚德
tīng gě lǎo běi jīng er shuō ài xīn jué luó quán jù dé
Heard an old Beijing native say, Aisin Gioro and Quanjude

听个新游客说 北京烤鸭金边儿刻
tīng gè xīn yóu kè shuō běi jīng kǎo yā jīn biān er kè
Heard a new visitor say, Beijing Roast Duck is lined with gold [is expensive]

听个城里人说 明年他一定如何如何
tīng gè chéng lǐ rén shuō míng nián tā yí dìng rú hé rú hé
Heard an urban resident say, next year he’s definitely going to do this and that

听个乡下人说 今年的收成挺多
tīng gè xiāng xià rén shuō jīn nián de shōu chéng tǐng duō
Heard a rural resident say, I had quite a harvest this year

 
听个混子说 有事咱就酒桌上磕
tīng gè hùn zi shuō yǒu shì zán jiù jiǔ zhuō shàng kē
Heard an idler/hoodlum say, let’s talk about business over booze

听个傻子说 吃饱不饿我就快乐着
tīng gè shǎ zi shuō chī bǎo bú è wǒ jiù kuài lè zhe
Heard an idiot say, I’m happy as long as I’m not hungry

听个疯子说 我要革命我要解脱
tīng gè fēng zi shuō wǒ yào gé mìng wǒ yào jiě tuō
Heard a mad man say, I want a revolution, I want freedom

听个瞎子说 是谁在唱这首破歌
tīng gè xiā zi shuō shì shuí zài chàng zhè shǒu pò gē
Heard a blind man say, just who is singing this lousy song?

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