From Angelo's first album Rebirth of New Born Baby. I was always impressed by how sad and resigned the lyrics to this album were. Ikyou ni Saku Hana (A Flower Blooming on Foreign Soil) the flowers I envisioned in a dream, bloom all over I will stay asleep until I forget all about you the [But wait, there’s more!]
I noticed the lack of Mr. Children translations and I liked the lyrics to this one. Mr. Children - "Tabidachi no Uta" Don't be afraid. Even if you don't go around turning on the lights someday your lonely nights will see the dawn. The day you fall you'll get up and see that the [But wait, there’s more!]
Bump of Chicken's excellent new album Orbital Period comes with a charming illustrated book that tells the tale of a lonely king. Here is that tale in its entirety - translated by yours truly. Click more to read.