Shuji Inaba - Catching Evening Cicadas lyrics

A sea of people where the rain never falls
Waves of slippery-tongued people
The seasons pass by unnoticed
No soil to sleep in, catching evening cicadas

The strummed consciousness cruelly misused
The smell of greenery is in the past
Counting the seven meridians
Unable to sing in the summer,
catching evening cicadas

The black night sky and the grey streets
People living even within you
The seas of the seventh month widening
Unable to fly to the sky, catching evening cicadas

Single-minded, and without affectation
Holding my hand up to the life of tomorrow
Embracing that village of falling despair
Dancing up into the sky, catching evening cicadas