10 Classic KTV songs
By: Alicia Zhang (张华阳)
Next time, when your Chinese friends ask you to K歌 (slang for “go to KTV)  click through the following songs, the cream of the crop of classic KTV in China. We’ve provided both Chinese pronunciation and English translations for key excerpts so you can knock your Chinese friends’ socks off.
月亮代表我的心 (Yuèliàng Dàibiǎo Wǒ De Xīn) – 邓丽君
The Moon Represents My Heart, by Deng Lijun(Teresa Teng)  Teresa Teng (1953 –1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer. It is often said, “Wherever there are Chinese people, the songs of Teresa Teng can be heard.” Her songs are popular among Indonesian, Japanese, South Korean, Malaysian and Thai listeners as well.
Transcript:
你问我爱你有多深, 我爱你有几分
Nǐ wèn wǒ ài nǐ yǒu duō shēn, wǒ ài nǐ yǒu jǐ fēn
You ask me how deeply I love you, how much I love you
我的情也真, 我的爱也真, 月亮代表我的心
Wǒ de qíng yě zhēn, wǒ de ài yě zhēn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
My feelings are true, my love is also true, and the moon represents my heart
你问我爱你有多深, 我爱你有几分
Nǐ wèn wǒ ài nǐ yǒu duō shēn, wǒ ài nǐ yǒu jǐ fēn
You ask me how deeply I love you, how much I love you
我的情不移, 我的爱不变, 月亮代表我的心
Wǒ de qíng bù yí, wǒ de ài bù biàn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
My passion for you is real, my love won’t change, and the moon represents my heart
轻轻的一个吻
Qīng qīng de yí gè wěn
A light, tender kiss
已经打动我的心
Yǐjīng dǎdòng wǒ de xīn
Already moves my heart
深深的一段情
Shēnshēn de yí duàn qíng
A very deep love story
叫我思念到如今
Jiào wǒ sīniàn dào rújīn
Makes me long for it to this day
你去想一想, 你去看一看, 月亮代表我的心
Nǐ qù xiǎng yī xiǎng, nǐ qù kàn yī kàn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn
You should think about it, you should go and look, the moon represents my heart
(Read on and listen to the songs)

10 Classic KTV songs

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Next time, when your Chinese friends ask you to K歌 (slang for “go to KTV)  click through the following songs, the cream of the crop of classic KTV in China. We’ve provided both Chinese pronunciation and English translations for key excerpts so you can knock your Chinese friends’ socks off.

月亮代表我的心 (Yuèliàng Dàibiǎo Wǒ De Xīn) – 邓丽君

The Moon Represents My Heart, by Deng Lijun(Teresa Teng)

Teresa Teng (1953 –1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer. It is often said, “Wherever there are Chinese people, the songs of Teresa Teng can be heard.” Her songs are popular among Indonesian, Japanese, South Korean, Malaysian and Thai listeners as well.

Transcript:

你问我爱你有多深, 我爱你有几分

Nǐ wèn wǒ ài nǐ yǒu duō shēn, wǒ ài nǐ yǒu jǐ fēn

You ask me how deeply I love you, how much I love you

我的情也真, 我的爱也真, 月亮代表我的心

Wǒ de qíng yě zhēn, wǒ de ài yě zhēn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn

My feelings are true, my love is also true, and the moon represents my heart

你问我爱你有多深, 我爱你有几分

Nǐ wèn wǒ ài nǐ yǒu duō shēn, wǒ ài nǐ yǒu jǐ fēn

You ask me how deeply I love you, how much I love you

我的情不移, 我的爱不变, 月亮代表我的心

Wǒ de qíng bù yí, wǒ de ài bù biàn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn

My passion for you is real, my love won’t change, and the moon represents my heart

轻轻的一个吻

Qīng qīng de yí gè wěn

A light, tender kiss

已经打动我的心

Yǐjīng dǎdòng wǒ de xīn

Already moves my heart

深深的一段情

Shēnshēn de yí duàn qíng

A very deep love story

叫我思念到如今

Jiào wǒ sīniàn dào rújīn

Makes me long for it to this day

你去想一想, 你去看一看, 月亮代表我的心

Nǐ qù xiǎng yī xiǎng, nǐ qù kàn yī kàn, yuèliàng dàibiǎo wǒ de xīn

You should think about it, you should go and look, the moon represents my heart

(Read on and listen to the songs)

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