Yue Liang Dai Biao Wo De Xin – The Moon Represents My Heart

Yue Liand Dai Biao Wo De Xin, translated into The Moon Represents My Heart in English, is a song by Teresa Tang. Within this song, the moon is frequently mentioned as the value of the moon in Chinese culture, is likened to the value of the sun in Western culture. This is how the Chinese tell the time, specifically with the Lunar Year. Some believe that the moon was used as such a heavy metaphor within this song, as it brings to mind thoughts about the night, and all the romantic occasions that come with it, such as candle-lit meals, slow moonlit walks by the sea and feelings when one settles into the same bed as one’s partner.

You ask me how deep my love for you is,
How much I really love you…
My affection is real.
My love is real.
The moon represents my heart.

You ask me how deep my love for you is,
How much I really love you…
My affection does not waver,
My love will not change.
The moon represents my heart.

* Just one soft kiss
is enough to move my heart.
A period of time when our affection was deep,
Has made me miss you until now.

* You ask me how deep my love for you is,
How much I really love you.

* ** Go think about it.
Go and have a look [at the moon],
The moon represents my heart.

Repeat *

Repeat **

I also find the moon a romantic element of life, as suggested above. The music, coupled with the vocals creates this romantic sensation throughout the song. Stringed instruments in particular, I find help to create this effect better than other instruments, and also these are used in more romantic songs than not. Within the lyrics, I found that the calmness and the flowing notes give a sense of calm and romance.

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