Avril Lavigne sings in Mandarin

Chinese pop stars regularly mix English into their songs, and I wondered how long it would be before a big name English language singer used Mandarin. You can listen here; the chorus is in Mandarin and the link gives Chinese character and pinyin subtitles (with a mistake in the third line). The Chinese part says (back-translating poorly into English):

“You make me feel hot,
I need to quench right away,
You’re really disastrous (不得了),
Really can’t stop,
I can’t breathe again,
You cause me to yell real loud,
You’re really amazing,
You’re really good to me,
You’re really good to me”

You can read a little more about Avril’s experiments with Mandarin here. Original English lyrics here.

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