Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 37
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 52,969, Level: 71
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,081
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Daserop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    The Bebop
    Posts
    3,555
    Points
    52,969
    Level
    71
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 442
    Given: 475

    Do you listen to music in a different language?

    Kind of similar to the Obscure Music Selection thread, but I had a conversation with my wife about this last night and was curious what CF thought.

    Do you listen to music in another language and why?

    Personally, I listen to Jpop & Jrap and German Heavy metal mostly. I tend to focus more on the beat / tempo of the song or I am attracted to the singer's voice.



  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 20,823, Level: 44
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 827
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CEcyclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Lenexa, KS
    Posts
    735
    Points
    20,823
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 30

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I listen to Rock Nacional from Argentina. Why? Because I've studied their twice in high school and college. Love me some Molotov, Juanes and Mana too.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 62,452, Level: 77
    Level completed: 51%, Points required for next Level: 798
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    intrepid27's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Marion, IA
    Posts
    2,816
    Points
    62,452
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 258
    Given: 321

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    My wife listens to a lot of Edith Piaf and I've come to appreciate her.
    She is the French chick that you hear singing in EVERY World War 2 movie you have seen that takes place in Europe.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 90,382, Level: 93
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 868
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassVeteran
    NATEizKING's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Hilton
    Posts
    7,945
    Points
    90,382
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 750
    Given: 1,277

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    Not on purpose



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 172,013, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran
    Cycl1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    North Liberty
    Posts
    7,230
    Points
    172,013
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 480
    Given: 72

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    the occasional cross over song, and the occasional opera song. not often


    I LIEK CHOCOLATE MILK - The Partisan Bat

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Hmmm...I'm not a huge "weiner"
    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    "Yeah, Chris' weiner is a way bigger get than mine."

  6. #6
    Walk On
    Points: 3,818, Level: 17
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 32
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points1 year registered
    NenoFone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    WDM
    Posts
    204
    Points
    3,818
    Level
    17
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 50
    Given: 5

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    All the time, but I love opera.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 70,274, Level: 82
    Level completed: 31%, Points required for next Level: 1,176
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    cloneswereall's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    2,488
    Points
    70,274
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 199
    Given: 10

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I tend to listen to the bi-lingual bands (Ill Nino, Soulfly) or major bands in other languages (Sigur Ros, Rammstein), but that's about it.


    He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.

  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 670,210, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,016
    Points
    670,210
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,532
    Given: 503

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    Sometimes Pearl Jam comes on Pandora and I can't understand a god damn thing he says, so I assume it's Greek or something, so I'll say yes.



  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 16,809, Level: 39
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 441
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    WooClone15's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Wooster, OH
    Posts
    1,935
    Points
    16,809
    Level
    39
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 411
    Given: 701

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I have a song in French, and a few in German but that's it



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 14,484, Level: 36
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 366
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    JWIL4CY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    1,003
    Points
    14,484
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 192
    Given: 48

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I listen to Reggaeton as I speak Spanish as well.



  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 21,917, Level: 45
    Level completed: 30%, Points required for next Level: 633
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    804
    Points
    21,917
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 4

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I have been a big Rammstein fan for a number of years. My son and I went to their concert in Minneapolis last May. Great music (in any language) is worth listening to.



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 259,101, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranSocial50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    cowgirl836's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    19,827
    Points
    259,101
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,824
    Given: 3,900

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    yes - but usually because I'm listening to old stuff from my or my husband's songs from college choirs, operaish stuff or Celtic Women. But I usually still know the words so I don't feel like that counts.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 47,445, Level: 67
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 905
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Mumbai1986's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Arlington, VA
    Posts
    3,326
    Points
    47,445
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 128
    Given: 81

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    I listen to Amadou and Mariam. A group from Mali. If I were to listen to a song in a foreign language, it would probably be something from Africa.



  14. #14
    Rookie
    Points: 5,111, Level: 21
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 439
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    JSmoove's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    2611 Helser, Louden
    Posts
    422
    Points
    5,111
    Level
    21
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 135

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    Quote Originally Posted by bigsag View Post
    I have been a big Rammstein fan for a number of years. My son and I went to their concert in Minneapolis last May. Great music (in any language) is worth listening to.
    Rammstein is awesome.

    I also have a couple Sigur Ros (Icelandic band) albums that come on now and again.



  15. #15
    Prospect
    Points: 7,061, Level: 25
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 489
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    56
    Points
    7,061
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Do you listen to music in a different language?

    Quote Originally Posted by JSmoove View Post
    Rammstein is awesome.

    I also have a couple Sigur Ros (Icelandic band) albums that come on now and again.
    I listen to SIgur Ros a lot also. Will be going to their concert in St. Paul in April. Also listen to Radio Reykjavik occassionally. A lot of good music coming out of Iceland.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM