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Love the way you lie: mashup (Sam Tsui)
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One-man bands are not what they used to be... they are much better now! Look at this video, it's only two guys doing all the stuff: Sam Tsui singing and his friend Kurt Schneider playing (well, and a third friend doing the recording and video editing). They produced this fun mashup of "Love The Way You Lie", "Dynamite", and "Teenage Dream."

Sam Tsui is an American internet celebrity who rose to fame on YouTube after covering and performing original medleys of songs by artists such as Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, and Beyonce. Currently an undergraduate at Yale University, Tsui is also a member of The Duke's Men of Yale, an all-male a capella group.

MASHUP= An audio recording that is a composite of samples from other recordings, usually from different musical styles.

Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie

I came to dance, dance, dance, dance
I hit the floor
'Cause that's my plans, plans, plans, plans
I'm wearing all my favourite
Brands, brands, brands, brands
Give me some space for both my hands, hands, hands, hands
Cause it goes on and on and on
And it goes on and on and on
Yeah!

I throw my hands up in the air sometimes
Saying AYO!
Gotta let go!
I wanna celebrate and live my life
Saying AYO!
Baby, let's go!

Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie

I came to move, move, move, move
Get out the way of me and my crew, crew, crew, crew
I'm in the club so I'ma do, do, do, do
Just what I came to do, do, do, do
Yeah!
Cause it goes on and on and on
And it goes on and on and on
Yeah!

I throw my hands up in the air sometimes
Saying AYO!
Gotta let go!
I wanna celebrate and live my life
Saying AYO!
Baby, let's go!

Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie

I'm gonna take it all like
I'm gonna be the last one standing
Higher over all like
I'm gonna be the last one landing
'Cause I, I, I, I believe it
And I,
I just want it all, I just want it all
So put your hands in the air

You make me
Feel like I'm living
A Teenage Dream
The way you turn me on
I can't sleep
Let's run away
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

My heart stops
When you look at me
Just one touch
Now baby I believe
This is real
So take a chance
And don't ever look back
Don't ever look back

Just gonna stand there and watch me burn
But that's alright because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry
But that's alright because I love the way you lie
I love the way you lie

I throw my hands up in the air sometimes
Saying AYO!
Gotta let go!

(Just gonna stand there and watch me burn)
I wanna celebrate and live my life
(But that's alright because I like the way it hurts)
Saying AYO!
Baby, let's go!

'Cause we gon' rock this club
We gon' go all night
We gon' light it up
Like it's dynamite!

GONNA= (coll.) Be going to.

WATCH ME BURN= The sensory verbs (see, watch, sound, taste, feel hear) can be followed by infinitive without to (as in this example) or by -ing, but there's a little difference in meaning:
+ INF WITHOUT TO (you perceive the complete action, from beginning to end)
- I saw him cross the street (I saw all the action)
- I heard him sing a song (I heard all his song)

+ -ING (you perceive that person/animal/thing in the middle of the action)
- I saw him crossing the street (when I looked, he was crossing the street, but I didn't see the beginning of the action and maybe I didn't see the end of the action either)
- I heard him singing a song (I just heard a fragment of the song)


I HIT THE FLOOR= (coll.) If you hit a place, you go there. The floor here refers to the dance floor.

'CAUSE= (coll.) Because (also spelled COZ in BrE and CUZ in AmE)

THAT'S MY PLANS= It should be "those are my plans" or "that's my plan". The author was probably thinking of "my plans" as a package, as one thing, so he uses a singular verb (informal English can be much more flexible, but standard English would consider this a mistake).

BRANDS= A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product or a manufacturer. Famous brands in clothing are: Levis, G-Star, Lacoste...

FOR BOTH MY HANDS= For my two hands.

IT GOES ON= It continues. The form "it goes on and on and on" is emphatic, so it means "it never stops".

I THROW MY HANDS UP IN THE AIR= I put my arms high up.

AYO= It's a merging of "Hey, Yo!", two colloquial greetings put together. It is mainly used when addressing an individual in any given situation to get his or her attention.

GOTTA LET GO= I have to relax.

MY CREW= (informal) My friends.

CLUB= Disco.

I'MA= (coll.) I'm going to.

LIKE= The word "like" may be a verb or a preposition, but here it is used as a conjunction, which happens a lot in informal English, especially in America. -Preposition: You are beautiful like the moon
-Conjunction: You look tired like you have been working all day
The standard construction would be using the conjunction "AS IF"
- You look tired as if you had been working all day
In the song we can see several constructions with LIKE as a connector:
- I'm gonna take it all like I'm gonna be the last one standing
- Higher over all like I'm gonna be the last one landing
- We gon' light it up like it's dynamite

All these sentences would be in standard English AS IF + past:
- We gon' light it up like it's dynamite = We're going to light it up as if it were dynamite.

YOU TURN ME ON= You excite me, you impress me.

RUN AWAY= Escape, flee.

TAKE A CHANCE= Risk, this is your opportunity.

DON'T EVER LOOK BACK= Never have regrets (don't look back to the past)

GON'= (coll.) gonna = be going to
- We gon' rock this club = We're going to rock this disco (we're going to party wilder than anyone else)
- We gon' go all night = We're going to be dancing all night long
- We gon' light it up = We're going to bring fun to it

ROCK= (coll.) If you rock a place you agitate it, you cause a commotion there, in this case because you party and dance so much and good that everybody gets overexcited about you.

LIGHT IT UP= If you light something up, you put fire to it so it starts burning. The song says "we gon' light it up like it's dynamite", it means: we're going to make it burn just as you make dynamite burn and it explodes". To make the club explode means to start a wild party, to have great fun.

 
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