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Zamboni
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:12 PM
At this moment there's a big hit in the Netherlands, called Holiday in Spain, by the Counting Crows&Blof. It's half in Dutch and half in English, and it's great. :)

I was thinking about other songs in 2 languages...I thought 7 seconds by Neneh Cherry and Youssou N'Dour wasn't completely in English but I'm not sure :rolleyes: (should know that really), any others? And do you like these kind of songs?

rand
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:14 PM
there' placebo's own french cover of "protect me from what I want" which is in french and english I think....

*Yoav*
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:14 PM
all the Israeli songs to the Eurovision in the past 5 years...

Josh
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:20 PM
7 seconds was half in English and half in French.
Magnus's song "French Movie" is also a mix of English and French.

Tylane
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:27 PM
I like songs in half french, half english, spanish, italian...

Manu Chao, Helene Segara and Andrea Bocello, Karen Anton and BonieTyler...lots songs...

"Sluggy"
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:29 PM
There is a French song I know....i dont know the title so I'll just write it, id like to know the title....maybe its 'Im losing my Hair?'

It goes like this: 'My jolie how do you do, mon nom est jean guy tibolou. I come from something something, mon nom est jean guy ma jolie....Jai une maison, a la fontaine where we can live, if you'll mary me, une belle maison a la fontaine where we can live, you and me, oh louise Im Losing my Hair, Im losing mY Hair.

Its very pretty, mabye someone knows this song, maybe you Josh?

Josh
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:39 PM
It's "Jolie Louise" by Daniel Lanois.

controlfreak
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:43 PM
How about Denis by Blondie?

These kind of songs can be good, either (1) in a comical way if the singer doesn't know both languages very well, or (2) in a good way if different singers sing the different languages.

"Sluggy"
Jun 16th, 2004, 02:50 PM
Yep thats the song. It is very beautiful. I dont know many others... i suppose theres a couple by the beatles...isnt there a franco american one by Bowie? I know Madonna has a few french songs, or at least she tries. and then theres Que sera sera, does that count?

Lynx
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:12 PM
- Leonard Cohen's version of "The partisan" (http://www.oldielyrics.com/lyrics/leonard_cohen/the_partisan.html) (English/French)
- Melanie: "What have they done to my song, Ma" (http://www.codehot.co.uk/lyrics/mnop/melanie/whathavetheydone.htm) (English, 1 stanza in French)

XaDavK_Kapri
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:29 PM
There is a French song I know....i dont know the title so I'll just write it, id like to know the title....maybe its 'Im losing my Hair?'

It goes like this: 'My jolie how do you do, mon nom est jean guy tibolou. I come from something something, mon nom est jean guy ma jolie....Jai une maison, a la fontaine where we can live, if you'll mary me, une belle maison a la fontaine where we can live, you and me, oh louise Im Losing my Hair, Im losing mY Hair.

Its very pretty, mabye someone knows this song, maybe you Josh?
That's a really good song. When you first look at it, you feel like this is the stupidest thing ever, but on the opposite, it's a very moving and sad song. I love it. I have the lyrics if anyone wants them. Just PM me. :) I also have the mp3 actually :)

Lynx
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:39 PM
That's a really good song. When you first look at it, you feel like this is the stupidest thing ever, but on the opposite, it's a very moving and sad song. I love it. I have the lyrics if anyone wants them. Just PM me. :) I also have the mp3 actually :)
One can find the lyrics of almost any song on the net... here for instance: "Jolie Louise" (http://www.paroles.net/chansons/17108.htm)

You can also listen to a sample in Windows Media or Real Audio on this site (http://www.artistdirect.com/music/artist/songs/0,,456466,00.html) :)

XaDavK_Kapri
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:51 PM
One can find the lyrics of almost any song on the net... here for instance: "Jolie Louise" (http://www.paroles.net/chansons/17108.htm)

You can also listen to a sample in Windows Media or Real Audio on this site (http://www.artistdirect.com/music/artist/songs/0,,456466,00.html) :)
:ras: Well, I don't have a sample, I have the whole song :ras: :lol: Pff, :rolleyes: one can't even try to help his fellowmen without being put down :p It's a hard world for one to live in... ;)

Lynx
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:56 PM
:ras: Well, I don't have a sample, I have the whole song :ras: :lol: Pff, :rolleyes: one can't even try to help his fellowmen without being put down :p It's a hard world for one to live in... ;)
Hey, I wasn't putting you down - I'm a show-off, that's all. It's a character-flaw, I can't help it :sobbing:.

And I didn't want all those innocent posters to be lured into a PM-ing session with someone like you :nerner:.


:lol:

"Sluggy"
Jun 16th, 2004, 03:57 PM
thanks for that link guys. i never knew what the hell he was saying, just that it was pretty.

XaDavK_Kapri
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:08 PM
Hey, I wasn't putting you down - I'm a show-off, that's all. It's a character-flaw, I can't help it :sobbing:.

And I didn't want all those innocent posters to be lured into a PM-ing session with someone like you :nerner:.


:lol:
Ah, so you were protecting them ! Well, I can't blame you :devil: :haha: For your information, mister, I am very nice in my PM's, ok ? :ras: :lol: Show-offs bug me, but it is usually because they don't know it. If you admit it, then I guess you're nice :hug: Hello, my name is Lynx and I'm a show off *All together, please* HELLO LYNX! :bigwave:

Lynx
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:13 PM
Hello, fellow show-offs :) :bigwave:

-Em-
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:15 PM
there's a song from Bonnie Tyler "total eclipse of the heart" or sth like that. that's an old one, which originally was performed in English...but lately, there's been a new version released, and it's both in English and French

Elske
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:22 PM
K3 - teleromeo (Dutch & French) :banana:

-Em-
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:26 PM
oh, and there's another one- there was this german song from Nena and Kate Wilde i guess, can't remember the title..."any place, anywhere, any time", or something like that...

WorldWar24
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:27 PM
What about NOIR DÉSIR:)

azza
Jun 16th, 2004, 04:29 PM
The Ketchup song was in Spannish (?) and English :banana:

Zamboni
Jun 16th, 2004, 05:10 PM
oh, and there's another one- there was this german song from Nena and Kate Wilde i guess, can't remember the title..."any place, anywhere, any time", or something like that...
oh can't believe I forgot that one :o I really like the song :)

Teleromeo? Hmm guess I should play it again...

Mercury Rising
Jun 16th, 2004, 05:17 PM
oh, and there's another one- there was this german song from Nena and Kate Wilde i guess, can't remember the title..."any place, anywhere, any time", or something like that...Yeah great song :D

Elske
Jun 16th, 2004, 05:19 PM
Rosa - Europe's living a celebration (English *cough* :o & Spanish)

Roch Voisine - Hélène :inlove: (French & English)

Habsudovafan
Jun 16th, 2004, 05:41 PM
Celine Dion also had a french/ English songl.

Nicoleke
Jun 16th, 2004, 08:04 PM
You forgot the old and good " Michelle " by The Beatles which is an half french / english song.

There are a lot of bi langual songs at the moment in France : " Total eclipse of the heart " and " It's a heartache " by Bonnie Tyller and Kareen Anton ....
" Sarra perché ti amo " in half french - italian cover,
" Ti amo " by Umberto Tozzi and Lena Ka,
" Tu " by Umberto Tozzi and Cerena,
" The first cut is the deepest " by Sheryl Crow and Gérald De Palmas :) .....

*JR*
Jun 16th, 2004, 08:43 PM
oh, and there's another one- there was this german song from Nena and Kate Wilde i guess, can't remember the title..."any place, anywhere, any time", or something like that...
Of course Nena is most famous for The "Twin" English and German versions of 99 Red Baloons. (As I recall, the English version has some French lyrics, too). And ABBA Also recorded many of their hits in Spanish as well as Swedish.

Tylane
Jun 16th, 2004, 09:04 PM
What about NOIR DÉSIR:)

and what ??? They will sing in lituanian ?

Dava
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:08 PM
Cant believe nobody has mentioned Ruslana, the first verse in English the second in Ukranian.

7~ŒLêV3ñ½
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:14 PM
"The Apl Song" - Black Eyed Peas (tagalog-english)

Andy T
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:17 PM
Italians will know "Vamos a Bailar" by Paola e Chiara - deliciously tacky!

Josh
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:23 PM
Ojos Asi by Shakira, sung in Spanish but with an Arabic refrain.

propi
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:33 PM
Of course Nena is most famous for The "Twin" English and German versions of 99 Red Baloons. (As I recall, the English version has some French lyrics, too). And ABBA Also recorded many of their hits in Spanish as well as Swedish.Well after that we can include ABBA song called Fernando :banana: then :p all in English but Fernando in Spanish :p :angel: :banana:
Interesting name for a song :) :worship:
Same with Chiquitita :p

Megli
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:44 PM
Well after that we can include ABBA song called Fernando :banana: then :p all in English but Fernando in Spanish :p :angel: :banana:
Interesting name for a song :) :worship:


:haha:

propi
Jun 16th, 2004, 10:50 PM
:haha:
Are you still waiting for a song called Yvo?? :p
Ah! how could I forget Enrique Iglesias :D
Bailamooooooooos! Let the rhythm take you over, bailamos! Te quiero, amor mio :dance:

Mariangelina
Jun 16th, 2004, 11:05 PM
Well, there's the great "Michelle."

"Tous les blues sont écrits pour toi" by the lovely Céline Dion.

Nelly Furtado sings in English and Portuguese on many songs, such as Scared of You, Força, and Island of Wonder.

t.A.T.u, or t.E.m.A, or whatever they're calling themselves at the moment. Their name is about as decided as their sexual orientation.

Andrea Bocelli.

*JR*
Jun 16th, 2004, 11:33 PM
Guantanamera
The Sandpipers

Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera.
Yo soy un hombre sincero,
De don de crece la palma,
Yo soy un hombre sincero,
De don de crece la palma,
Yantes des morirme guiero,
Echar mis versos del alma,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera
Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera.

Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira guantanamera.
I'm just a man who is trying
To do some good before dying,
To ask each man and his brother,
To bear no ill toward each other.
This life will never be hollow,
To those who listen and follow.
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera.

Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera.
I write my rhymes with no learning,
And yet with truth they are burning,
But is the world waiting for them?
Or will they all just ignore them?
Have I a poet's illusion,
A dream to die in seclusion?
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera.

Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera
Guantanamera, guajira; guantanamera,
A little brook on a mountain,
The cooling spray of a fountain,
Arouse in me an emotion,
More than the vast boundless ocean,
For there's a wealth beyond measure,
In little things that we treasure,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera,
Guantanamera, guajira, guantanamera.

Minami
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:29 AM
I like songs in half french, half english, spanish, italian...

Manu Chao, Helene Segara and Andrea Bocello, Karen Anton and BonieTyler...lots songs...

I guess you mean Andrea Boccelli ;)

Minami
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:30 AM
Italians will know "Vamos a Bailar" by Paola e Chiara - deliciously tacky!

I know it! :D

Minami
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:32 AM
You forgot the old and good " Michelle " by The Beatles which is an half french / english song.

There are a lot of bi langual songs at the moment in France : " Total eclipse of the heart " and " It's a heartache " by Bonnie Tyller and Kareen Anton ....
" Sarra perché ti amo " in half french - italian cover,
" Ti amo " by Umberto Tozzi and Lena Ka,
" Tu " by Umberto Tozzi and Cerena,
" The first cut is the deepest " by Sheryl Crow and Gérald De Palmas :) .....

This song s are out now?
They are pretty old.

It exist a swedish version of Sarà perché ti amo, but I don't know the title or he sings it

Minami
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:33 AM
The Ketchup song was in Spannish (?) and English :banana:

Yep, it was in Spanish!

Brαm
Jun 17th, 2004, 10:59 AM
Three languages: Turkish, German & English :drool:

Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem

Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, hadi gidelim, Kudüse hep Birlikte

Schon als ich ein Kind war spielten wir dieses Spiel
Reise nach Jerusalem, einer nur kommt ans Ziel
Denn wenn der Rhythmus plötzlich schweigt,
Heißt das, es ist vorbei, kein Platz mehr frei.

Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, hadi gidelim, Kudüse hep Birlikte.

Wir haben einen Traum, der nie die Kraft verliert
Leben ist eine Reise, die nach morgen führt
Frieden ist mehr als nur ein Spiel bei dem nur einer gewinnt
Weil wir Menschen sind

Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, hadi gidelim, Kudüse hep Birlikte

We walk hand in hand to a peaceful land
baris olsun diye, yürüyelim el ele
We walk hand in hand to a peaceful land
dost kalirsak eger, yarisamaya deger
And if we stay friends our dream will live forever.

Ve bir zaman, hedefe vardigimiz an - irgendwann kommen wir an

Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, hadi gidelim, Kudüse hep Birlikte
Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, hadi gidelim, Kudüse hep Birlikte

Selâm, Selâm, hand in hand, on the journey to Jerusalem
Selâm, Selâm, laßt uns geh'n, auf die Reise nach Jerusalem

Stijn
Jun 17th, 2004, 11:05 AM
K3 - Télé Romeo & Frans liedje
Nena feat. Kim Wilde - Anywhere, Anyplace, Anytime
Las Ketchup - The Ketchup Song

:devil:

WorldWar24
Jun 17th, 2004, 12:04 PM
and what ??? They will sing in lituanian ?

Don't be mean :D

They have songs in french + english

Princess Fiona
Jun 17th, 2004, 02:21 PM
Falco - "Out of the Dark"
Blur - "To The End"
I can think of a couple of Welsh bands with Welsh/English songs... :) (I am not 100% with details at the moment... :o I am tired... *squeak* ;) )

Lynx
Jun 17th, 2004, 04:39 PM
And of course, from Cabaret: "Willkommen, Bienvenu, Welcome" - in German, French and English.

Here are the LYRICS (http://www.lyricsdownload.com/cabaret-soundtrack-wilkommen-lyrics.html)... and quite a large SAMPLE (http://www.carlinamerica.com/titles/sf/WILLKOMMEN-2.rm) (Real One player needed). :)

Nicoleke
Jun 17th, 2004, 04:57 PM
This song s are out now?
They are pretty old.

It exist a swedish version of Sarà perché ti amo, but I don't know the title or he sings it
Except " Michelle " by The Beatles, these songs are all new. But, this is the second time that they are " out " in France. The first time was long time ago :).

*JR*
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:00 PM
.......... :p OK Linda, not a dual language song, but: what Dutch group that didn't speak English had what big English language hit in the 70's, singing it phoenetically?

Brαm
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:05 PM
And of course, from Cabaret: "Willkommen, Bienvenu, Welcome" - in German, French and English.

Here are the LYRICS (http://www.lyricsdownload.com/cabaret-soundtrack-wilkommen-lyrics.html)... and quite a large SAMPLE (http://www.carlinamerica.com/titles/sf/WILLKOMMEN-2.rm) (Real One player needed). :)
OMG!! :bolt:

lolas
Jun 17th, 2004, 05:53 PM
Nicole- Ein bißchen Frieden(German, English, French and Dutch)
http://www.rtl.de/videolounge/player.php?cat=10&lstart=0&video_id=8786&stream=rv_h

Minami
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:55 AM
Except " Michelle " by The Beatles, these songs are all new. But, this is the second time that they are " out " in France. The first time was long time ago :).

:eek:

Andy T
Jun 18th, 2004, 08:49 AM
Aïsha by Khaled is a great song in French-Arabic and then there's the classic Delon-Dalida "parole parole parole" in Français-Italiano.

Agnetha Fältskog did a Swedish version of SOS (wonderful!) and Frida Boccara -Un Jour un Enfant (Sov Gott Min Lilla Vän) but they don't really count as they were in one language only.

Zamboni
Jun 18th, 2004, 01:11 PM
OK Linda, not a dual language song, but: what Dutch group that didn't speak English had what big English language hit in the 70's, singing it phoenetically?
are you that old?:p
Do you mean shocking blue? I´m your Venus I´m your fire your desire....

*JR*
Jun 18th, 2004, 02:15 PM
are you that old?:p
Do you mean shocking blue? I´m your Venus I´m your fire your desire....
OK, you got me. :o

Nacho
Jun 18th, 2004, 02:45 PM
these songs are like 97% english and 3% spanish ;)

La isla bonita Madona :tape:
Cabron Red Hot Chili Peppers ;)
Viva for ever and some others, Spice Girls
Señorita Justin Timberlake

Geoffry
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:46 PM
Lisa Andreas - Stronger every minute (English and Greek)

[S@nti]
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:50 PM
Geri Halliwell - Mi chico latino :rolleyes: ... :o (english & spanish)

[S@nti]
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:51 PM
Tony Braxton - Spanish Guitar (english & spanish)

azza
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:54 PM
K3 - Télé Romeo & Frans liedje
Nena feat. Kim Wilde - Anywhere, Anyplace, Anytime
Las Ketchup - The Ketchup Song

:devil:i already sayed that one copycat :crying2:

[S@nti]
Jun 18th, 2004, 06:55 PM
Michelle Branch - Til I get over you (English & French) :kiss:

Nicoleke
Jun 18th, 2004, 08:02 PM
Lisa Andreas - Stronger every minute (English and Greek)An greek version of that song exists ....?

Zamboni
Jun 19th, 2004, 05:22 PM
OK, you got me. :o
:nerner: ;)

Mercury Rising
Jun 19th, 2004, 05:26 PM
I am who I am
What you see is what you get
I’m doing what I can while the music goes to my head
See my daddy told me , and my mama told me to
If I be a good girl one day all my dreams come true

Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna
Amore loco luna , Yeah
Amore loco luna , Yeah
Amore loco luna , Yeah






:cool: :bounce:

hippie_shake
Jun 19th, 2004, 06:10 PM
Ruslana- wild dances, i just dont find the lyrics of the ucranian version

Elske
Jun 19th, 2004, 06:13 PM
Falco - Jeanny :worship: