Words, Music & Arrangement by LUNA SEA
Rakuen ni kizamareta Ai no uta wa
(The poem of love that is engraved in paradise)
Kakikesareta Tokai no zattou no naka
(Has been scratched out in the city's throng)
Sekai kara Ai wa kieyou to shiteru no Toki wa tomaranai
(Love is disappearing from the world Time does not stop)
Kimi ga ima Saigo no megami ni mieru Mamoritai
(You appear to be the last goddess now I want to protect [you])
Kimi yo kimi yo anata yo Ai ni michita hohoemi de Kono sekai wo sukutte
(You, you, you With your smile that is filled with love Save the world)
Byouyomi no naka Taisetsuna mono wo Kimi yo hanasanaide...
(During countdown The precious thing You, don't let go of...)
Byouyomi no naka Taisetsuna mono wo Futari wa kawaranai...
(During countdown The precious thing We will not change...)
Kieteyuku no Kokoro kayowazu Kimi to boku wa Byouyomi no naka
(Disappearing Unsympathetic hearts* You and I During countdown)
Any love does not exist between them
* kayou means "to commute; to circulate"; kokoro ga kayou means "to evoke a sympathetic response from someone; to strike a sympathetic chord in someone." I think the phrase means "hearts don't communicate," so I translated it as above.
** Another interesting note is that in the beginning and end, Ryuichi (or Sugizo??) keeps repeating four words over and over again. Finally I found out he was saying eins zwei drei vier, which means "one two three four" in German.
In LOVELESS, SUGIZO uses a triple-headed (3 guitar head with the same body), 12 strings modern instruments with 12 strings on 2 necks as usually for guitar effects, and also 6 strings on the fretless middle head for the background effect. (Mark Leung)