"I Knew You Were Trouble": The Joseph Ducreux Translation

Here is another Joseph Ducreux translation! This one is a parody of Taylor Swift's "I Knew You Were Trouble." You can find the original lyrics here. If you haven't already seen it, check out my Joseph Ducreux version of "Call Me Maybe."




I Recognized You As Problematic

At a distant point in history,
A trio of oversights previous,
I was framed within the boundaries of your crosshairs.
You orchestrated a situation in which, save yourself, I was isolated from others.
You discovered my location.
You discovered my location.
You discovered my location.

I suppose our relationship lacked meaningfulness to you,
And I suppose this attracted me,
And when it happened that I became lovestruck,
You removed yourself from our current arrangement,
Abandoning me,
Abandoning me,
Abandoning me.

And he has long since disappeared,
Even when we were first acquainted.
And I have come to the conclusion that I bear the blame for this.

For I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Until you discarded me.
I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Now I am reclining uncomfortably upon the frigid, overly firm earth.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.

No amends will be made.
He will never witness your weeping.
Delude yourself by imagining
That he is unaware that he is the catalyst
For your subaqueous asphyxiation.
Your subaqueous asphyxiation.
Your subaqueous asphyxiation.

And I discovered that you have abandoned our relationship entirely.
I have acquired this knowledge from rumors murmured about the thoroughfare,
A new tally upon your breeches strap
Is the whole of what I will ever amount to from your point of view.
And it is at last obvious to me.
And it is at last obvious to me.
And it is at last obvious to me.
And he had long since disappeared,
Even when when we were first acquainted.
And I have come to the conclusion that I am the victim of the prank.

I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Until you discarded me.
I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Now I am reclining uncomfortably upon the frigid, overly firm earth.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.

At the time when your most melancholy trepidation
Insidiously invades your mind
That you never felt true affection towards myself, her, or anything.
Quite.

I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Until you discarded me.
I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Thus, may disgrace be bestowed upon me at this time.
Our relationship transported me to territories previously undiscovered,
Now I am reclining uncomfortably upon the frigid, overly firm earth.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.
True,
True,
Discord, discord, discord.

I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Discord, discord, discord.
I recognized you as problematic upon your ambulation into the chamber.
Discord, discord, discord!

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