Stray Kids – Hellevator

Korean/Hangul

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone

The classroom hallways get farther away, I’m on unfamiliar paths
I’m so unlucky
On this path I’m on
I don’t even have a map
But I never want to turn around
It’s a maze
Shedding blood sweat instead of blood tears, I comfort myself

People tell me this kind of suffering
Is just a passing storm
That if I want to succeed, even though I’m afraid
I need to set up a trap called failure
As I bit on the bait that is pain
I’m wandering
As I put away my tired wings of passion

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone
I hold out my hand
But no one is there to grab it
I’m riding on my pain and my tears
As I try to escape above

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

There’s nothing
No one to care or worry about me
Only cold words
Telling me to give up on my dreams
Those quitting words keep hitting my ear
Only despair grows
The hopeful sky only gets covered by other people’s hands

I’m praying to live as I try to endure
With the piercing eyes on me
I’m going insane
Even if I succeed
I’ll be someone’s clown
So people tell me to give up on becoming a singer
I’m getting weak
But I keep pushing myself

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone
I hold out my hand
But no one is there to grab it
I’m riding on my pain and my tears
As I try to escape above

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

I’m trying to look for an exit
Take myself out from being trapped in the darkness
I’m fighting harder, run away from this place
I’m on the hellevator, I’m gonna go up
I’m escaping from my dark past
Shining on my path ahead
Tiresome times that drove me crazy
I’m running so I can forget
As the bell of a new start rings
I got on, hold my hand
And take me to the penthouse, my hellevator

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

Romanization

내 삶은 밑바닥 낭떠러지
어두운 터널 속을 걷고 있어
내게 잔인하고 두려운 하루를
홀로 버티고 있어

멀러져 가는 교실복도 낯선 길 위에 지지리도
복도 없지
내가 맞는 길을 가는가에 답 할 지도도
하나 없이
위로 가는 길은 절대 다신 뒤로 가기
싫은 막막한 미로야
피눈물 대신 피땀 흘리며 나를 위로해

사람들은 내게 말해 그 정도의 고비는
지나가는 소나기라고
성공을 낚으려면 두려워도
실패라는 덫을 깔라고
그래 나는 고통이란 미끼를 덥석 문채
방황하는 거야 지친 열정의 날개를
잠시 접어둔 채

내 삶은 밑바닥 낭떠러지
어두운 터널 속을 걷고 있어
내게 잔인하고 두려운 하루를
홀로 버티고 있어
손을 내 밀어도
날 잡아줄 사람은 아무도 없어
내 아픔 내 눈물을 타고 위로
빠져나가고 있어

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

아무것도 없어
날 위한 손길은 걱정
하나 없이 차가운 말들뿐
엉터리 꿈은 좀 접어
포기란 말들이 내 귀를 때려가며
절망감만 커져가
희망이란 하늘을 주변 사람의 손으로 가린다

날 살려 기도하며 버티고 있어
날 째려보는 따가운 시선들에
실성하지 하네 마네 잘 되어 봤자
누군가의 광대
로 밖에 안 남을
넌 가수라는 직업은 집어 쳐
그 말을 들으며 약해져만 가는
내 자신을 밀쳐 더

내 삶은 밑바닥 낭떠러지
어두운 터널 속을 걷고 있어
내게 잔인하고 두려운 하루를
홀로 버티고 있어
손을 내 밀어도
날 잡아줄 사람은 아무도 없어
내 아픔 내 눈물을 타고 위로
빠져나가고 있어

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

찾아내 출구는 어디에
어둠 속에 갇혀있던 나를 끌어내
좀 더 발악해 이곳을 run away
I’m on the hellevator 난 올라갈게
어두웠던 내 과거 탈출해
내 깜깜했던 앞길을 비춰
미쳐버릴 듯 지겨운 시간 잊혀져
버릴 듯 이 길을 뛰어
외면하던 새로운 시작의 종소리가 울리며
나는 올라탔지 내 손을 잡고
펜트하우스로 데려다 줄 my hellevator

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

Translation

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone

The classroom hallways get farther away, I’m on unfamiliar paths
I’m so unlucky
On this path I’m on
I don’t even have a map
But I never want to turn around
It’s a maze
Shedding blood sweat instead of blood tears, I comfort myself

People tell me this kind of suffering
Is just a passing storm
That if I want to succeed, even though I’m afraid
I need to set up a trap called failure
As I bit on the bait that is pain
I’m wandering
As I put away my tired wings of passion

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone
I hold out my hand
But no one is there to grab it
I’m riding on my pain and my tears
As I try to escape above

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

There’s nothing
No one to care or worry about me
Only cold words
Telling me to give up on my dreams
Those quitting words keep hitting my ear
Only despair grows
The hopeful sky only gets covered by other people’s hands

I’m praying to live as I try to endure
With the piercing eyes on me
I’m going insane
Even if I succeed
I’ll be someone’s clown
So people tell me to give up on becoming a singer
I’m getting weak
But I keep pushing myself

My life was rock bottom, an edge of a cliff
I’m walking in a dark tunnel
Cruel and fearful days
I’m enduring through alone
I hold out my hand
But no one is there to grab it
I’m riding on my pain and my tears
As I try to escape above

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

I’m trying to look for an exit
Take myself out from being trapped in the darkness
I’m fighting harder, run away from this place
I’m on the hellevator, I’m gonna go up
I’m escaping from my dark past
Shining on my path ahead
Tiresome times that drove me crazy
I’m running so I can forget
As the bell of a new start rings
I got on, hold my hand
And take me to the penthouse, my hellevator

I’m on a hellevator
My hellevator
I’m on a hellevator

Music video

Genre: K-Pop, Korean pop music
Album: [Single] Hellevator
Lyrics/작사: 아르마딜로, 방찬 (3RACHA),
서창빈 (3RACHA), 한지성 (3RACHA)
작곡|Composer: 아르마딜로, 방찬 (3RACHA),
서창빈 (3RACHA), 한지성 (3RACHA), 랑가
편곡|Arranger: 아르마딜로, 방찬 (3RACHA), 랑가