Music in languages which isn't that of its most famous versions


#1

Inspired by @weeber :

Obvious but great start, though mostly this is only its “less” famous version in the UK…


#2

Dunno which is the most ‘famous’ but i guess kraftwerk’s different language versions?


#3

You asked… :neutral_face:


#4

Not sure if this is what you’re after but Faye Wong’s cover/rewrite of the Cranberries’ Dreams is great:

https://www.youtube.com3hHznB-_Gbs


#5

Came across this the other day after someone mentioned the most famous version is a cover


#6

Two for the price of one:


#7

Totally screwed that up and now I can’t edit it.

Here’s the link. She worked with the Cocteau Twins on a few songs and her voice has been compared to Elizabeth Fraser’s


#8

#9

Sie Liebt Dich (yeah yeah yeah)


#10

About fifteen years ago I was visiting my dad in Spain and, having rented a car, decided to see what sort of popular music they were playing on the radio. This was quite a surprise:


#11

Did you mean cover versions in a different language?

https://youtu.be/3WMoElbiLt0

Or original versions that were in a different language previously?

https://youtu.be/3WMoElbiLt0


#12

I remember being in my uncle’s car in Paraguay when I was a kid and bring thoroughly confused when this came on the radio