Mayday (Chinese: 五月天) is a Taiwanese rock band that was formed in the late 1990s with five members, Ashin (A Shin) (lead vocals), Monster (Guai Shou) and Stone (Shi Tou) (guitar), Masa (Ma-sha) (bass guitar) and Guan You (Guan-You) (drums).

Formerly making music under the name of So Band, they came to be known as Mayday in 1997, with the name originating from Masa’s online nickname. Mayday won the Golden Melody Award for Best Band in 2001, 2004, 2009 and 2012. They are known as “king of concert” in China.

This song was released in 2005 in their 知足 (Just My Pride) album. Here’s the translation to the lyrics:

Staying up late chatting with you until our livers explode is no problem
Strolling with you down the street as our steps become peaceful is nothing
It’s more than just gratefulness that you let me relive orz
Let me know love anew

(l o v e! l o v e!)

Loving, being happy
My spirits are like riding a jet taking off from the platform
Loving changing
Changing dusk to dawn
Your heartbeats won’t do
You are the air but you are known to exceed the air
You are the sunlight but can shine at midnight
Water can carry a boat or make rice gruel – hey, it’s a full life
You are a vitamin love

The future one year, one month, one day, one hour, one minute, one second
Some person, some place, some seed of eternal spirit
I can’t forget this moment
l o v e! l o v e!
Dusk to dawn everything returns to loving

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