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Gunslinger Stratos (GARNiDELiA) – MIRAI

GARNiDELiA, Gunslinger Stratos ED

Note: just before the last two choruses, the word ‘reborn’ does not have an explicit subject. I’ve translated it assuming ‘I’, since that’s how it tends to go in songs when there’s unclear context, but ‘if you are reborn’ and ‘if we are reborn’ are possibilities, for example, and given the tie-in, you never know how the meaning might change with time…

Lyrics: MARiA
Composition: toku
Arrangement: GARNiDELiA

You always have that bad habit
Of bearing everything by yourself and saying that you’re alright.
That part of you will never change,
So today, as always, our hands are linked in the quiet.

Even if the world casts you out,
I’ll be there by your side,
So you don’t have to be afraid – open the doors.

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GARNiDELiA, c/w Gunslinger Stratos ED MIRAI

Lyrics & Vocals: MARiA
Music & Instruments: toku

The kiss from yesterday
Still has control over my heart.
That’s a sneaky way to do things.
If that’s the way you want it…

I dislike that relaxed face.
There’s no way I can let that by.
I’ll captivate you.
I’ll grab on, and I won’t let go.

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