Cynthia (csakuras) wrote,
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Golden Time Lover lyrics translation

So, "Golden Time Lover" is going to be the third OP to Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. I admit that when I first heard the title, I was skeptical whether it was even going to fit the show at all. But then the song was leaked on the internet, and I found it to be quite catchy. It grew on me with every listen. But the lyrics were kinda hard to understand just by listening, so I was still unsure whether it actually fit.

Then I found someone on Nicovideo had attempted to transliterate the lyrics. And upon reading it, I suddenly fell in love. The song is epic and perfect to the point that I already place it among my other favorites, "Again" and "Let it out." Good, fitting lyrics go a long way in making me appreciate a song; this is why I loved "Again" after hearing the whole thing, and why I'm not as impressed with "Hologram" even though it's really catchy and I love the animation.

I thought I'd try to translate it so other people can see why it's so perfect. Here's a link to the full song itself.

(Note: This was transliterated by someone else, so I can't vouch for the accuracy of these lyrics. The translation is also a bit rough and only meant to give a general understanding.)



集中できていないな まだ体が迷っているんだ
震えていたんじゃ コントロールしたってブレんだ
太陽もツキもなんも 完全にこっち向いていないが
やるしかないんだ 良い聞かせるように そうつぶやいた

状況は悪いが ただ逃げ出すんじゃ根性ないな
展望はないが 度胸でクリアするしかないや
衝動は抑えたまま ターゲットとの間隔探れ
必要なものは 各プライド

味わうのは勝利の美酒
それとも敗北の苦汁か
そのすべては2つに1つ
操りたい運命の糸

絶好のゴールデンタイム この手でつかめ
渾身のPoker Face 決めて仕掛けるよ
イリュージョンの世界へ 引きずり込んで
際限ないプレッシャーゲーム するりと抜けて
栄光のボーダーライン 飛び越えるために
How many? どれくらいの代償がいる?
手放したくないのはどれ?

論より証拠なんだ 要は結果をだした者が勝者だ
沈黙は禁だ 時がすぎればバレるんだ
感覚を研ぎ澄まして 慎重に流れを読み取れ
現状の勝率何パーセントを

勝ち割けるのは 現実のゲームセンス
潜む影法師は悪魔か
男ならば
潔く散ってやるくらいの覚悟で挑め

逆境のClap your hand 奮い立たせて
斬新なFighting style ギリギリを攻めろ
Attention 危ないぜ 限界超えて
最高のFairy Tale 歴史に刻め
完勝の瞬間を 見せつけるために
Are you ready? 繰り持った迷いなど捨てて
バブルの階段を上がれ

女神のように笑みを浮かべる
君の魅力に捕り浸かれて
誘われるまま落ちてゆく
心に住みついた欲望
膨れ上がる果てなき夢
誰も僕を止められない

絶好のゴールデンタイム この手でつかめ
渾身のPoker Face 決めて仕掛けるよ
イリュージョンの世界へ 引きずり込んで
際限ないプレッシャーゲーム するりと抜けて
栄光のボーダーライン 飛び越えるために
How many? どれくらいの代償がいる?

逆境のClap your hand 奮い立たせて
斬新なFighting style ギリギリを攻めろ
Attention 危ないぜ 限界超えて
最高のFairy Tale 歴史に刻め
驚愕の大逆転 華麗に決めるよ
Do you know? 運命は奪い取るもの
バブルの頂上に射す
陽の光を浴びろ




I can't concentrate, my body is still hesitating
If I'm shaking, even with control the picture blurs
Neither the sun nor luck completely faces my way
'But I still have to do it,' I mutter as if telling myself

The situation is bad, but to simply run away is gutless
I have no prospects, but I'll have to clear it with courage
While holding down my urges, I search the distance for my target
What I need is every amount of pride

Do I taste the wine of victory
or is it the brine of defeat?
It's all one of two possibilities
I want to manipulate the strings of fate

Grasp the perfect Golden Time
I'll lay on a Poker Face with all my might
Drag me into a world of Illusion
Slipping out of an endless Pressure Game
In order to jump over the Border Line of glory
How many? How much will I have to pay?
Which do I not want to relinquish?

Evidence is better than debate; in short the one with results is the winner
Silence is banned; if time passes, we'll be exposed
Sharpen your senses and read the flow with care
What percent is the present winning percentage

To win and be separated is the Game Sense of reality
Is the lurking shadow the devil?
If you're a man
you have to venture forward ready to die bravely

Clap your hands in the face of adversity, cheer me up
Attack by the skin of your teeth with a fresh Fighting style
Attention, it's dangerous, exceed your limits
Carve the greatest Fairy Tale into history
to display the instant of complete victory
Are you ready? Throw away your hesitation
Climb the stairs of Babel

You smile like a goddess
I am enamored by your charm
I fall as I am lured in
The desire that's settled in my heart
An endless dream that swells up
No one can stop me

Grasp the perfect Golden Time
I'll lay on a Poker Face with all my might
Drag me into a world of Illusion
Slipping out of an endless Pressure Game
In order to jump over the Border Line of glory
How many? How much will I have to pay?

Clap your hands in the face of adversity, cheer me up
Attack by the skin of your teeth with a fresh Fighting style
Attention, it's dangerous, exceed your limits
Carve the greatest Fairy Tale into history
A shocking giant reversal, settle it with splendor
Do you know? Fate is meant to be stolen
Bask in the sunlight
shining at the top of Babel




And here are just a few specific reasons why I think this song is perfect:

...Sharpen your senses and read the flow with care...
Rentanjutsu?

...the Game Sense of reality...
Survival of the fittest

...Is the lurking shadow the devil?
PRIDE!

...A shocking giant reversal...
Reversed transmutation circle?

I dunno about anyone else, but I can already imagine what sort of animation might go with this song.
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