"Killing Me Softly" песня, написанная в 1971 году, Roberta Flack записала ее в 1973. Песня в ее исполнении получила Гремми.

 

 

Текст песни с переводом и транскрипцией слов

  

Strumming my pain with his fingers
[ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn wɪð hɪz ˈfɪŋɡəz]

Singing my life with his words
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь

I heard he sang a good song, I heard he had a style
[ˈaɪ hɜ:d hi sæŋ ə ɡʊd sɒŋ, ˈaɪ hɜ:d hi həd ə staɪl]

And so I came to see him, to listen for a while
[ənd ˈsəʊ ˈaɪ keɪm tu ˈsi: hɪm, tu ˈlɪsn̩ fɔ: ə waɪl]

And there he was this young boy
[ənd ðə hi wɒz ðɪs jʌŋ ˌbɔɪ]

A stranger to my eyes
[ə ˈstreɪndʒə tu maɪ aɪz]

2) hear (heard; heard) – [hɪə (hɜ:d; hɜ:d)] – слышать
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) good (better; best) – [ɡʊd (ˈbetə; best)] – хороший (лучше; самый лучший)
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) have\has (had; had) – [həv\hæz (həd; hæd)] – иметь
1) style – [staɪl] – стиль
1) and so – [ənd ˈsəʊ] – поэтому
1) come (came; come) – [kʌm (keɪm; kʌm)] – приходить
1) see (saw; seen) – [ˈsi: (ˈsɔ:, ˈsi:n)] – увидеть
2) listen – [ˈlɪsn̩] – слушать
1) for a while – [fɔ: ə waɪl] – какое-то время
1) be\am\is\are (was\were; been) – [bi:\æm\ɪz\ɑ: (wɒz\wɜ:, bi:n)] – быть
2) young boy – [jʌŋ ˌbɔɪ] – мальчик; юноша
3) stranger – [ˈstreɪndʒə] – незнакомец
2) eyes – [aɪz] – глаза

Strumming my pain with his fingers
[ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn wɪð hɪz ˈfɪŋɡəz]

Singing my life with his words
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь

I felt all flushed with fever
[ˈaɪ felt ɔ:l flʌʃt wɪð ˈfi:və]

Embarrassed by the crowd
[ɪmˈbærəst baɪ ðə kraʊd]

I felt he found my letters
[ˈaɪ felt hi faʊnd maɪ ˈletəz]

And read each one out loud
[ənd red i:tʃ wʌn aʊt laʊd]

I prayed that he would finish
[ˈaɪ preɪd ðət hi wʊd ˈfɪnɪʃ]

But he just kept right on
[bʌt hi dʒʌst kept raɪt ɒn]

1) feel (felt; felt) – [fi:l (felt; felt)] – чувствовать
3) flushed – [flʌʃt] – покрасневший
3) fever – [ˈfi:və] – жар; повышение температуры
3) embarrassed – [ɪmˈbærəst] – смущенный
2) crowd – [kraʊd] – толпа
1) find (found; found) – [ˈfaɪnd (ˈfaʊnd; ˈfaʊnd)] – находить
1) letter – [ˈletə] – письмо
1) read (read; read) – [ri:d (red; red)] – читать
1) each – [i:tʃ] – каждый
3) out loud – [ˈaʊt ˈlaʊd] – вслух
3) pray – [preɪ] – молиться
2) finish – [ˈfɪnɪʃ] – закончить
1) just – [dʒʌst] – просто
1) keep (kept; kept) right on – [ki:p (kept; kept) raɪt ɒn] – продолжать


Strumming my pain with his fingers
[ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn wɪð hɪz ˈfɪŋɡəz]

Singing my life with his words
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь

He sang as if he knew me
[hi sæŋ əz ɪf hi nju: mi:]

In all my dark despair
[ɪn ɔ:l maɪ dɑ:k dɪˈspeə]

And then he looked right through me
[ənd ðen hi lʊkt raɪt θru: mi:]

As if I wasn't there
[əz ɪf ˈaɪ ˈwɒznt ðeə]

And he just kept on singing
[ənd hi dʒʌst kept ɒn ˈsɪŋɪŋ]

Singing clear and strong
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ klɪə ənd strɒŋ]

3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) know (knew; known) – [nəʊ (nju:, nəʊn)] – знать
2) dark – [dɑ:k] – мрачный; темный
3) despair – [dɪˈspeə] – отчаяние
1) look right through – [lʊk raɪt θru:] – смотреть сквозь
1) be\am\is\are (was\were; been) – [bi:\æm\ɪz\ɑ: (wɒz\wɜ:, bi:n)] – быть
1) just – [dʒʌst] – просто
1) keep (kept; kept) on – [ki:p (kept; kept) ɒn] – продолжать
1) clear – [klɪə] – отчетливый
1) strong – [strɒŋ] – сильный; громкий

Strumming my pain with his fingers
[ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn wɪð hɪz ˈfɪŋɡəz]

Singing my life with his words
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь

Strumming my pain with his fingers
[ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn wɪð hɪz ˈfɪŋɡəz]

Singing my life with his words
[ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь

He was strumming my pain
[hi wɒz ˈstrʌmɪŋ maɪ peɪn]

Yeah, he was singing my life
[jeə, hi wɒz ˈsɪŋɪŋ maɪ laɪf]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

Telling my whole life with his words
[ˈtelɪŋ maɪ həʊl laɪf wɪð hɪz ˈwɜ:dz]

Killing me softly with his song
[ˈkɪlɪŋ mi: ˈsɒftli wɪð hɪz sɒŋ]

5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово

Список слов:

1) and so – [ənd ˈsəʊ] – поэтому
1) be\am\is\are (was\were; been) – [bi:\æm\ɪz\ɑ: (wɒz\wɜ:, bi:n)] – быть
1) clear – [klɪə] – отчетливый
1) come (came; come) – [kʌm (keɪm; kʌm)] – приходить
1) each – [i:tʃ] – каждый
1) feel (felt; felt) – [fi:l (felt; felt)] – чувствовать
1) find (found; found) – [ˈfaɪnd (ˈfaʊnd; ˈfaʊnd)] – находить
1) for a while – [fɔ: ə waɪl] – какое-то время
1) good (better; best) – [ɡʊd (ˈbetə; best)] – хороший (лучше; самый лучший)
1) have\has (had; had) – [həv\hæz (həd; hæd)] – иметь
1) just – [dʒʌst] – просто
1) keep (kept; kept) on – [ki:p (kept; kept) ɒn] – продолжать
1) keep (kept; kept) right on – [ki:p (kept; kept) raɪt ɒn] – продолжать
1) know (knew; known) – [nəʊ (nju:, nəʊn)] – знать
1) letter – [ˈletə] – письмо
1) life (lives) – [laɪf (laɪvz)] – жизнь (жизни)
1) look right through – [lʊk raɪt θru:] – смотреть сквозь
1) pain – [ˈpeɪn] – боль
1) read (read; read) – [ri:d (red; red)] – читать
1) see (saw; seen) – [ˈsi: (ˈsɔ:, ˈsi:n)] – увидеть
1) strong – [strɒŋ] – сильный; громкий
1) style – [staɪl] – стиль
1) tell (told; told) – [ˈtel (toʊld; toʊld)] – рассказать
1) whole – [həʊl] – весь
1) word – [ˈwɜ:d] – слово
2) crowd – [kraʊd] – толпа
2) dark – [dɑ:k] – мрачный; темный
2) eyes – [aɪz] – глаза
2) finger – [fɪŋɡə] – палец руки
2) finish – [ˈfɪnɪʃ] – закончить
2) hear (heard; heard) – [hɪə (hɜ:d; hɜ:d)] – слышать
2) kill – [ˈkɪl] – убивать
2) listen – [ˈlɪsn̩] – слушать
2) softly – [ˈsɒftli] – мягко; нежно
2) song – [sɒŋ] – песня
2) young boy – [jʌŋ ˌbɔɪ] – мальчик; юноша
3) despair – [dɪˈspeə] – отчаяние
3) embarrassed – [ɪmˈbærəst] – смущенный
3) fever – fi:və] – жар; повышение температуры
3) flushed – [flʌʃt] – покрасневший
3) out loud – aʊt ˈlaʊd] – вслух
3) pray – [preɪ] – молиться
3) sing (sang; sung) – [sɪŋ (sæŋ; sʌŋ)] – петь
3) stranger –streɪndʒə] – незнакомец
5) strum – [strʌm] – играть; наигрывать