My Universe

English translation and Korean lesson with the lyrics of My Universe by Coldplay X BTS. Released in September 2021.


Written by: Bill Rahko, Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, j-hope, Jonny Buckland, Max Martin, Oscar Holter, RM, SUGA, Will Champion
Produced by: Bill Rahko, Max Martin, Oscar Holter

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Chorus: 

You (You), you are (You are) my universe 

And I (I), just want (Just want) to put you first

And you (You), you are (You are) my universe, and I


Verse 1: 

In the night, I lie and look up at you

When the morning comes, I watch you rise

There’s a paradise they couldn’t capture

That bright infinity inside your eyes 


Pre-Chorus:

매일 밤 네게 날아가

Every night I fly to you

매일 = every day

밤 = a night

네 = you, your

-에게 = to X (네게)

날아가다 = to fly away, to go by flying (날다 = to fly + 가다 = to go)


꿈이란 것도 잊은 채

forgetting that it’s a dream,

꿈 = a dream

-이란 / -란 =  called X (꿈이란)

것 / 건 / 걸 = a thing

-도 = even X, X too (것도)

잊다 = to forget

채 = while doing X (X being the preceding action)


나 웃으며 너를 만나

I smile as I meet you.

Never ending forever, baby

나 = I, me

웃다 = to smile, to laugh

-으며 / -며 = while X (웃으며)

너 = you

만나다 = to meet


Chorus:

You (You), you are (You are) my universe 

And I (I), just want (Just want) to put you first

And you (You), you are (You are) my universe

And you make my world light up inside


Verse 2: 

어둠이 내겐 더 편했었지

I used to be more comfortable in the darkness,

어둠 = darkness

내 = I, me, my

더 = more

편하다 = to be comfortable


길어진 그림자 속에서

In the lengthening shadow.

길다 = to be long

-어지다 / -아지다 = makes an adjective transitional. IE: “to be getting long/longer” rather than “to be long” (길어지다)

그림자 = a shadow

속 = the inside of something

-에서 = in X, inside X (속에서)


And they said that we can’t be together

Because, because we come from different sides


Chorus:

You (You), you are (You are) my universe 

And I (I), just want (Just want) to put you first

And you (You), you are (You are) my universe

And you make my world light up inside

My universe (Do-do, do-do)

My universe (Do-do, do-do)

My universe (Do-do, do-do)

You make my world light up inside

Make my world light up inside


Rap Bridge:

나를 밝혀주는 건

What illuminates me

밝히다 = to illuminate, to light up

-어주다 / -아주다 = to do X for someone, or as a favour to someone (밝혀주는)


너란 사랑으로 수놓아진 별

are the stars that have been embroidered in the sky with the love that you are.

사랑 = love

-으로 = via X, using X (사랑으로)

수놓다 = to embroider (this word has the specific meaning of embroidering the sky with stars. There is no succinct, one-word English translation of this beautiful word, unfortunately)

별 = a star


내 우주의 넌

You, who belong to my universe,

우주 = a universe

-의 = indicates possession, like ‘s in English (우주의)


또 다른 세상을 만들어 주는 걸

are making a whole new world for me.

또 = another

다르다 = to be different

세상 = a world

만들다 = to make


너는 내 별이자 나의 우주니까

Since you’re my star and my universe,

-이자 = “X and”. This ending is used specifically to mean that something is two things at once. (별이자)

-니까 / -으니까 = because X, since X (우주니까)


지금 이 시련도 결국엔 잠시니까

since in the end, even this ordeal is momentary,

지금 = now

이 = this, these

시련 = a hardship, an ordeal

결국에 = in the end

잠시 = momentary


너는 언제까지나 지금처럼 밝게만 빛나줘

just shine brightly for me like you do now, forever.

언제까지나 = for as long as one likes, forever

-처럼 = like X (지금처럼)

밝다 = to be bright

-게 = can be used to turn some adjectives into adverbs. IE “bright” becomes “brightly” (밝게)

-만 = just X, only X (밝게만)

빛나다 = to shine


우리는 너를 따라 이 긴 밤을 수놓아. 

We’ll follow you and embroider this long night with stars.

우리 = we, us, our

따라다 = to follow


Pre-Chorus: 

너와 함께 날아가

I fly away together with you.

함께 = together


When I’m without you I’m crazy

차 어서 내 손을 잡아

Here, quickly take my hand.

We are made of each other, baby

차 = a word that prefaces suggestions or ideas

어서 = quickly

손 = a hand

잡다 = to take hold of


Chorus:

You (You), you are (You are) my universe 

And I (I), just want (Just want) to put you first (To put you first)

And you (You), you are (You are) my universe

And you make my world light up inside

My universe (Do-do, do-do)

You, you are (You are)

My universe (Do-do, do-do)

I just want  (Just want)

My universe

You, you are (You are my universe, and I

My universe


Coldplay BTS My Universe lyrics English and Korean