Video dedicated to Blue and Grey by BTS


I absolutely fell in love with this song off of BTS's latest album BE, released this month. I read through the lyrics several times to get the feel of this melody, and hope I captured the intent. Below are the Romanized and English versions, translated from Korean (Hangeul).


[V] Where is my angel
haruui kkeuteul deuriun
Someone come and save me, please
jichin haruui hansumppun

[Jungkook] saramdeureun da haengbokanga bwa
Can you look at me? Cuz I am blue & grey
geoure bichin nunmurui uimineun
useume gamchwojin naui saekkkal blue & grey

[Suga] eodiseobuteo jalmotdwaenneunji jal moreugesseo
na eoryeoseobuteo meoritsogen paransaek mureumpyo
eojjeom geuraeseo chiyeolhage saranneunji moreuji
But dwireul doraboni yeogi udukeoni seoni
nareul jibeosamkyeobeorineun jeo seoseul peoreon geurimja
yeojeonhido paransaek mureumpyoneun
gwayeon buraninji uurinji
eojjeom jeongmal huhoeui dongmurinji
animyeoneun oeroumi naeun nailji
yeojeonhi moreugesseo seoseul peoreon beullu
jamsikdoeji ankil barae chajeul geoya chulgu

[Jin] I just wanna be happier
chagaun nal nongnyeojwo
[Jungkook] sueopsi naemin naui son
saekkkal eomneun meari
[Jimin] Oh this ground feels so heavier
I am singing by myself
[V] I just wanna be happier
igeotdo keun yoksimilkka
[Jin/JK]  chuun gyeoul georireul georeul ttae neukkin
ppallajin simjangui hoheup soril
jigeumdo neukkigon hae

[JM/V] gwaenchantago haji ma
gwaenchanchi aneunikka
jebal honja duji mara jwo neomu apa

[J-Hope] neul geonneun gilgwa neul banneun bit
But oneureun waenji natseon scene
mudyeojin geolkka muneojin geolkka
geunde mugeopgin hada i soetdeongin
dagaoneun hoesaek koppulso
chojeom eopsi nan deonggeureoni seoisseo
nadapji ana i sungan
geunyang museopjiga ana

[RM] nan hwaksiniran sin ttawi an mideo
saekchae gateun mareun ganjireowo
neolbeun hoesaekjidaega pyeonhae
yeogi sueok gaji pyojeongui grey
biga omyeon nae sesang
i dosi wiro chumchunda
malgeun naren angaereul
jeojeun naren hamkke neul
yeogi modeun meonjideul
wihae chukbaereul

[Jungkook] I just wanna be happier
nae sonui ongil neukkyeojwo
[Jimin] ttatteuthajiga anaseo nega deouk pillyohae
[V] Oh this ground feels so heavier
I am singing by myself
[Jin] meon hunnal naega utge doemyeon
malhalge geuraesseotdago

[V] heogonge tteodoneun mareul mollae juwo damgo nani
ije saebyeokjami deune good night

English translation (interpretation may vary)

Where is my angel 
Draped over the end of the day? 
Someone come and save me, please 
Only the sighs of a tiring day 
Everyone looks happy 
Can you look at me? Cuz I am blue & grey 
The meaning of the tears reflected in the mirror
The colors hidden in my smile, blue & grey
 
I don’t know where it went wrong
A blue question mark in my head since I was a child 
Maybe that’s why I lived so fiercely 
But once I look back, once I stand still here 
That menacing shadow swallows me up 
The question mark, still blue 
Is it uneasiness, melancholy? 
Perhaps we really are animals of regret 
Or perhaps it’s that I was born out of loneliness 
I still don’t know, that menacing blue 
I hope I don’t get consumed by it, I will find the exit 

I just wanna be happier 
Melt me who is cold 
My hand reached out innumerable times 
A colourless echo 
Oh this ground feels so heavier
I am singing by myself 
I just wanna be happier 
Is even this too much to ask for? 
The beating of my quickening heart 
That I felt when I walked the cold winter streets 
Even now, I still feel it 

Don’t say it’s okay 
Because it’s not okay 
Please don’t leave me alone, it hurts too much...
The road that I always walk on, the light that always shines on me 
But for some reason, today it’s an unfamiliar scene 
Did I become too used to it or did it fall apart 
But it’s heavy, this piece of metal 
A grey rhinoceros coming towards me 
I stand with unfocused eyes, all alone 
This moment doesn’t seem like me 
I’m just not scared 

I don’t believe in the god that is certainty 
Colorful words make me nervous 
Wide gray areas put me at ease 
Here there is the grey of a million faces 
When it rains, it’s my world 
I dance on top of this city 
May the bright days have fog 
May we be together always on wet days 
And to all the dust here, 
I raise a toast 
I just wanna be happier 
Feel the heat from my hands 
I need you more because they are not warm 
Oh this ground feels so heavier 
I am singing by myself 
Far in the future, if I smile 
I’ll say, that’s how it used to be 

As I secretly take back the words that are floating in the air 
I fall asleep at dawn, good night...






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