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Re: What song are you listening to right now? 3

Postby h34 » 2018-07-25, 20:47

^ That's really interesting!

There is so much to be discovered on this thread thanks to the fact that it isn't limited to a particular genre.
https://youtu.be/gP3Ra39YLCs
According to the video description, this song is called 風の人 (People of the Wind). It is by 姫神 (Himekami), from the album 風の伝説 (Legend of The Wind).

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Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-26, 4:10

I actually listened to a lot of Himekami on You Tube yesterday after i saw your post. :)

(taq)

Today I was feeling nostalgic and listened to some Tinariwen. I was really into them many years ago, so much so I really wanted to learn some Taureg, but never did because it's a rather difficult language group to study outside of where they are spoken.

https://youtu.be/uUS0-0Fv7c8?t=12m36s

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Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-26, 4:40

Having some trouble settling down to study tonight. Listening to this a few times before switching my "study music":

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otScR1A3Xek

This version of this traditional song was recorded in 1971 by the Japanese folk band Akai Tori. It was a big hit but a few years following that breakthrough success, the band broke up and its members pursued solo careers.

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Postby Iván » 2018-07-26, 19:40

Minkä nuorena oppii, sen vanhana taitaa.

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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-27, 5:56

Kongo a.k.a. Kikongo is a Bantu language spoken mainly in the Congo (both the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Congo) and Angola. In the DRC, it is the main language spoken in the southwestern part of the country, more or less. It's also present in some form in the ritual speech of some Afro-American religions because many of those taken to the Americas as slaves were native speakers of Kongo. This is a traditional song in Kongo, apparently from the DRC, called "Ngiele-Ngiele Muna Nzila Kongo" and performed by a choir called Chœur La Grâce:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiALEHnlsfI

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Postby Michael » 2018-07-27, 19:18

This Romanian ‘80's soft-rock album is bae. <3 And Mihaela Runceanu is an amazing singer. It's tragedy that her life was taken prematurely in 1988. :( But at least her voice will live on for generations of listeners to appreciate.

“For you, my children (=offspring/sprouts)”
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„Çdo njeri është peng i veprave të veta.‟
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Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-27, 21:04

Michael wrote:This Romanian ‘80's soft-rock album is bae. <3 And Mihaela Runceanu is an amazing singer. It's tragedy that her life was taken prematurely in 1988. :( But at least her voice will live on for generations of listeners to appreciate.


I've never heard of her before, but I listened to three of the songs in the videos and I already know she has a cult following somewhere. :lol: Also read about her death--god, how awful. Thanks for sharing this!

When I was a kid in the 1980, I was obsessed with rock music and tried to get my hands on pretty much anything. If you've ever watch Gilmore Girls, I was a bit like an 80s version of Lane, just not quite as Korean (although one of my best friend then was Korean :P ) and I played guitar instead of drums. But music from the Eastern Bloc in the 80s was sadly out of reach, save for some bootlegs that a kid in the US like me wouldn't have had access to.

Back then, the most I could hope for in terms of hard-to-get European rock music would have been something like this--this is Grauzone, a Swiss German band that was part of the early Neue Deustche Welle music scene:

(de-gsw)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIIGKV27FaY

This video was created when they made the digital remaster of the single.

Now that I'm heading down Memory Lane talking about 80s German language music that referenced the Eastern Bloc and the Cold War, here's Falco, with his little masterpiece of 80s Cold War/Berlin drug culture double entendre.

(de-AT)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPCu8mQZWqU

From this song:

Er hat die Kraft und wir san klein und dumm
und dieser Frust macht uns stumm


And from "Eisbär":

Ich möchte ein Eisbär sein
Im kalten Polar
Dann müsste ich nicht mehr schrei'n
Alles wär so klar


That was a hell of an era to grow up in. :whistle:

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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-28, 2:35

This is a simple (and fairly repetitive) children's song or lullaby in Lingala called "Amawole," but I think this song is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), not from the Republic of Congo (ROC) like the last song I posted in Lingala. Also, this song doesn't have any French loanwords. The lyrics are in the subtitles and are included in the video description along with translations into French, English, and even Portuguese, in that order:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw3pprp_btw

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Postby h34 » 2018-07-28, 7:00

Murasaki no ('purple field'?) by Himekami

https://youtu.be/Vnol_Pjx41Q

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Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-28, 8:16

Breaking into song in public places is just such a Celtic thing to do.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Viq12RCt5Dc

I miss studying Breton.

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Postby Ciarán12 » 2018-07-28, 11:54

This on a loop:

https://youtu.be/c_3GGq4CrQs

Trying to memorise the lyrics.

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Postby Osias » 2018-07-29, 0:58

Ai.
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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-29, 15:35

Moi a.k.a. Moye is one of the varieties of the Bangi language that's closely related to Lingala and spoken both in the Republic of Congo and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is a traditional Moi song and dance performed by a group from the Republic of Congo called Bana Moye:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff61i1uGBIU

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Postby ceid donn » 2018-07-29, 16:44

I'm watching Marsaille on Netflix and I just love this amazing song, Ya Sidi, by Orange Blossom that used for the opening theme song, The band is from France but their current singer from is Egypt.

(ar-EG) (fr)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5Qe48c_JYU

Here's a link to this clip with English subtitles added to it.

The song incorporates Satie's Gnossainne no. 1.

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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-29, 18:15

Ntomba a.k.a. Lontomba is a variety of the Lia-Ntomba language, a Bantu language closely related to Sengele. All of the songs in this GRN link are supposedly in Ntomba:
http://globalrecordings.net/en/program/A82763

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Postby vijayjohn » 2018-07-30, 20:48

This is apparently a song in Bangi from the DRC (I suppose it isn't in Lingala or Moi, but I can't guarantee that). Apparently, the group is called "Nunu bo Bangi," the song is called "Nganga Embe Monyongo," and it was broadcast on Kitokolele TV(?):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGvVStG_B7A

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