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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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

    Not on purpose



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

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


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

    All the time, but I love opera.



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    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.


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    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.




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    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



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

    I listen to Reggaeton as I speak Spanish as well.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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    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.



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