First TL song to get stuck in your head

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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby Doitsujin » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:41 am

Arabic: Natacha Atlas - Light of life (Ibelin Reprise) [English/Arabic lyrics]


Arabic: Mohamed Gamal and Riham Abdel-Hakim - Hiya al-hayat kida layh [Arabic lyrics]


French: Stromae - Carmen (Engl. subtitles)


French: Stromae - Papaoutai (Engl. subtitles)
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby DaveAgain » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:55 am

dmoisan wrote:In the year-and-a-half that I have studied French, it seems I love 1980's music the best. This is the first song I learned by heart over a year ago. Desireless, "Voyage Voyage"
That one does sound very familiar. I think maybe it was a UK hit too.

The only french language song I can really remember being a big hit in the UK was Vanessa Paradis' Joe le taxi.
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby dmoisan » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:03 pm

Vanessa Paradis. Whatever you think of Marilyn Monroe and JFK, I found "Marilyn et John" very moving:



EDIT by Admin: I fixed your YouTube embed. You only put the characters after the equal sign between the tags.
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby Kamlari » Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:20 pm

Polska (Poland)
1.
Ewa Demarczyk - Karuzela z Madonnami
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZWBSVjCljs
Słowa (Lyrics)
https://teksciory.interia.pl/ewa-demarc ... 33891.html
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Przemysław Gintrowski - Barbarzyńcy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClVUrRJ3K1U
Lyrics
http://www.lyrics-24.com/lyrics,przemys ... zyncy.html

Sweden Poland Vienna - in a word Europe
Sabaton Winged Hussars
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWkrQQly6xU
Lyrics
https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/sabaton ... ssars.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vienna

Nippon (Japan)
Kenji Kawai - Cinema Symphony - Ghost In The Shell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z64HCi2rQkE
Lyrics in the comments
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby eido » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:18 pm

How about eventual (or hopeful) target languages?

A lot of the reason I know about countries and languages today is because of an anime called Hetalia. I was and probably still am a weeb, yes. I used to spend a lot of time watching SkadiPirate's YouTube tributes to the characters and those songs are always going to have a special place in my heart because I held that series dear for many years. So I'll share some videos she made which stuck with me, and were probably my first introduction to the language. I'll also include some early songs I got exposure to, before I made any serious effort to get to know a culture or a language. This mostly happened through my friends.


This is pure and pleasant.

The above is some shit.

There was a song called "Dolphin Boy" or a boy called that, but I can't find it now... It was literally a boy screeching like a dolphin on recording and making it into er, music. Anyone remember that?


My first k-pop song. I liked Black Butler, which is not about an African American butler, but a demon one. You can imagine what weeb "culture" did with that and this song in AMVs.

My favorite Icelandic song, perhaps. It's catchy as all get-out, to me at least. I've linked this before but I can't not link it again.

A staple of this group and language - I think if you're familiar with Icelandic music, you've at least heard of this song.

I memorized this because... Yeah, you know why. Well, it was catchy, too. I couldn't not.

I'm of Polish descent, but I don't know much about Polish history. This however sums up what I've heard from my parents.

Woo! That's a lot of embedded content. Don't get mad at me. (I could have put a lot more.) There's a lot more random songs on Skadi's channel if you're interested how people interpreted that anime-verse.
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby Kamlari » Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:47 am

Time to go back to the beginning.

LATIN
1.
Carl Orff - O Fortuna
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5b7tgkdFH0
(Lyrics: Latin + English translation)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmina_Burana_(Orff)
2.
March of the Templars
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoF9HUvYPKs
(Lyrics in Latin)
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby Kamlari » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:38 am

Ladies and Gentlemen,

it's autumn already, I hope you noticed it (at least in the Northern Hemisphere).
Let me cite the classic:
Уж небо осенью дышало
https://rustih.ru/aleksandr-pushkin-uzh ... u-dyshalo/
https://teatr.audio/pushkin-aleksandr-u ... yu-dyshalo

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And here's the Russian song I'd like to introduce to you:
Би-2 - Она
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzKJqrsmLY8
Lyrics: Текст песни(слова) Би-2 - Она
https://www.gl5.ru/bi2-ona.html

The video clip is Polish landscape through the eyes of a Russian driver - recorded in 2015.

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Another song:
ENGLISH
Wicked Game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcHZ2P3QSUM
Lyrics
http://www.metrolyrics.com/wicked-game- ... isaak.html

The video clip is Warszawa (Warsaw) - the capital of Poland, right in the heart of Europe.
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Re: First TL song to get stuck in your head

Postby AlOlaf » Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:42 pm

Stefan already posted the official video of this song here, but I thought I’d add this live version.

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