_Just Heard “A Minha Menina” by Os Mutantes (had to Shazam it of course) here in downtown NYC and almost crashed my car into a yellow cab, jamming out. Made me wonder what other songs in a foreign language (assuming English is your first language!) do we enjoy?
Jacques Brel, Amsterdam.
So many! Some standouts are moto moindo ny staff benda bilili in congolese, vastakaiun (probably spelling these wrong) by tenhi in finnish and loads of kpop and jpop songs, and i listen to songs in Somali, Arabic and Spanish too
oooo I second this.
So good. Also
My first pick in the ‘two tracks you’d play at a party’ thread
Just put it on the the tv was like ‘what’s this?!’ With an unacceptable tone.
Yeah I know Edif Piaf sung the original but man do I love this version - one of my favourite covers of all time
Choose by 1000 Travels of Jawaharlal
Anything off Insomniac Doze by Envy
Hopskotch by Farse
God I miss peak Mars Volta
Gypsy kings always remind me of my cousins
But aren’t your cousins the Chinese gods of Thunder, Rain and Lightning???
Adding this too - also on The Greatest Covers Album in the world…ever
For fuck sakes
Twilight Sad - and she will darken the memory