Lee Mujin - Traffic Light

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2021.5.14
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It is a song about the feelings of youth just becoming an adult, and it depicts the worries of people in their 20s who are confused by complex social concepts and laws such as human relations, law, flexibility, and money in a fence called "Society."

In the song, people and society were compared to cars and roads, respectively, and many rules to live by were compared to traffic lights.

It is a song that compares "beginning of society in the world" and "beginner driver on the road" to others.

이제야 목적지를 정했지만

Now we've got a destination.

ijeya mokjeokjireul jeonghaetjiman

가려한 날 막아서네 난 갈 길이 먼데

I've got a long way to go.

garyeohan nal magaseone nan gal giri meonde

새빨간 얼굴로 화를 냈던

I was angry with a red face.

saeppalgan eolgullo hwareul naetdeon

친구가 생각나네

Reminds me of a friend.

chingguga saenggangnane

이미 난 발걸음을 떼었지만

I've already taken my steps.

imi nan balgeoreumeul tteeotjiman

가려한 날 재촉하네 걷기도 힘든데

It's hard to walk around.

garyeohan nal jaechokhane geotgido himdeunde

새파랗게 겁에 질려 도망간

He ran away in a blue frightened.

saeparage geobe jillyeo domanggan

친구가 뇌에 맴도네

My friend is stuck in my brain.

chingguga noee maemdone

건반처럼 생긴 도로 위

On a road that looks like a keyboard.

geombancheoreom saenggin doro wi

수많은 동그라미들 모두가

A lot of circles, all of them.

sumaneun donggeuramideul moduga

멈췄다 굴렀다 말은 잘 들어

Stop, roll, roll. Listen.

meomchwotda gulleotda mareun jal deureo

그건 나도 문제가 아냐

That's not a problem for me either.

geugeon nado munjega anya

붉은색 푸른색 그 사이

Red, blue, in between

bulgeunsaek pureunsaek geu sai

3초 그 짧은 시간

Three seconds, that short time.

3cho geu jjalbeun sigan

노란색 빛을 내는

yellowish

noransaek bicheul naeneun

저기 저 신호등이

That traffic light over there.

jeogi jeo sinhodeungi

내 머릿속을 텅 비워버려

Empty my mind.

nae meoritsogeul teong biwobeoryeo

내가 빠른지도

Maybe I'm fast.

naega ppareunjido

느린지도 모르겠어

I don't even know if it's slow.

neurinjido moreugesseo

그저 눈앞이 샛노랄 뿐이야

It's just that I'm so surprised.

geujeo nunapi saennoral ppuniya

솔직히 말하자면 차라리

I'd rather be honest with you.

soljikhi malhajamyeon charari

운전대를 못 잡던 어릴 때가

When I was a kid who couldn't get behind the wheel,

unjeondaereul mot japdeon eoril ttaega

더 좋았었던 것 같아

I think it was better.

deo joasseotdeon geot gata

그땐 함께 온 세상을

Then together, the whole world.

geuttaen hamkke on sesangeul

거닐 친구가 있었으니

I had a friend to walk with.

geonil chingguga isseosseuni

건반처럼 생긴 도로 위

On a road that looks like a keyboard.

geombancheoreom saenggin doro wi

수많은 조명들이 날 빠르게

A lot of lights, they're making me fast.

sumaneun jomyeongdeuri nal ppareuge

번갈아 가며 비추고 있지만

It's alternating, but...

beonggara gamyeo bichugo itjiman

난 아직 초짜란 말이야

I'm still a beginner.

nan ajik chojjaran mariya

붉은색 푸른색 그 사이

Red, blue, in between

bulgeunsaek pureunsaek geu sai

3초 그 짧은 시간

Three seconds, that short time.

3cho geu jjalbeun sigan

노란색 빛을 내는 저기 저 신호등이

That yellow light over there, that light over there.

noransaek bicheul naeneun jeogi jeo sinhodeungi

내 머릿속을 텅 비워버려

Empty my mind.

nae meoritsogeul teong biwobeoryeo

내가 빠른지도

Maybe I'm fast.

naega ppareunjido

느린지도 모르겠어

I don't even know if it's slow.

neurinjido moreugesseo

그저 눈앞이 샛노랄 뿐이야

It's just that I'm so surprised.

geujeo nunapi saennoral ppuniya

꼬질꼬질한 사람이나

a scruffy person

kkojilkkojilhan saramina

부자 곁엔 아무도 없는

There's no one next to the rich.

buja gyeoten amudo eomneun

삼색 조명과 이색 칠 위에

On the tricolored lights and exotic paint.

samsaek jomyeonggwa isaek chil wie

서 있어 괴롭히지 마

Stand there. Don't bother me.

seo isseo goerophiji ma

붉은색 푸른색 그 사이

Red, blue, in between

bulgeunsaek pureunsaek geu sai

3초 그 짧은 시간

Three seconds, that short time.

3cho geu jjalbeun sigan

노란색 빛을 내는 저기 저 신호등이

That yellow light over there, that light over there.

noransaek bicheul naeneun jeogi jeo sinhodeungi

내 머릿속을 텅 비워버려

Empty my mind.

nae meoritsogeul teong biwobeoryeo

내가 빠른지도

Maybe I'm fast.

naega ppareunjido

느린지도 모르겠어

I don't even know if it's slow.

neurinjido moreugesseo

그저 눈앞이 샛노랄 뿐이야

It's just that I'm so surprised.

geujeo nunapi saennoral ppuniya

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