1993 “Beyond” hit becomes Hong Kong’s pro-democracy anthem


Have a listen at this…

…and then the full song…

*sniff* Tears are rolling down my eyes…

Here’s what the chorus loosely translates as:

背棄了理想 誰人都可以

Forgive me for an indulgent love of freedom,
Even if it means I could stumble,
Everyone can give it all up, and they may,
Until it remains just two of us…



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