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(Twitter)   Italian Singer: Here's some gibberish to prove Italians love any American song. Italians: Correct, to the top of the charts it goes   (twitter.com) divider line
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2022-10-02 6:31:05 PM  
Original Tweet:

 
2022-10-02 6:38:32 PM  
I am going to look for it on Amazon music it is banging; as for the lyrics who cares they make no sense - like a lot of todays Pop and rap
 
2022-10-02 7:14:30 PM  
Hah. The first time I heard this fabulous song was several years ago. Linked from, you guessed it, Fark.
 
2022-10-02 7:14:37 PM  
In case you ever wanted to know what Eddie Vedder was saying:
MISHEARD LYRICS - Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter
Youtube xLd22ha_-VU
 
2022-10-02 7:37:00 PM  
Here, have the whole thing

Adriano Celentano - Prisencolinensinainciusol
Youtube -VsmF9m_Nt8
 
2022-10-02 7:45:38 PM  

Chariset: Here, have the whole thing

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/-VsmF9m_Nt8]


There used to be tons of YouTube links to that song. Now, there's just a couple. It's too bad. I liked the other videos better.
 
2022-10-02 8:39:12 PM  
There are a few version of the song.
I'm personally taking the challenge of learning it for public performance
 
2022-10-02 10:08:29 PM  
I just dislocated my hip trying to mimic some of those dance moves.
That song is bangin'!
 
2022-10-02 10:19:24 PM  
This is genius. Italian singer Adriano Celentano released a song in the 70s with nonsensical lyrics meant to sound like American English-to prove that Italians would just love any American song. And it was a hit.

I'm not sure that's right. The Wiki page for the song quote Celentano as saying:

"Ever since I started singing, I was very influenced by American music and everything Americans did. So at a certain point, because I like American slang-which, for a singer, is much easier to sing than Italian-I thought that I would write a song which would only have as its theme the inability to communicate. And to do this, I had to write a song where the lyrics didn't mean anything."

But that's a bit different from saying that "Italians would just love any American song." Besides, stylistically, is it close to the American dance music of the time? This is completely subjective, but I would put it to you that it's closer to '80s Chicago house than early '70s disco.
 
2022-10-02 10:36:13 PM  

iron de havilland: This is genius. Italian singer Adriano Celentano released a song in the 70s with nonsensical lyrics meant to sound like American English-to prove that Italians would just love any American song. And it was a hit.

I'm not sure that's right. The Wiki page for the song quote Celentano as saying:

"Ever since I started singing, I was very influenced by American music and everything Americans did. So at a certain point, because I like American slang-which, for a singer, is much easier to sing than Italian-I thought that I would write a song which would only have as its theme the inability to communicate. And to do this, I had to write a song where the lyrics didn't mean anything."

But that's a bit different from saying that "Italians would just love any American song." Besides, stylistically, is it close to the American dance music of the time? This is completely subjective, but I would put it to you that it's closer to '80s Chicago house than early '70s disco.


This song was ahead of its time.
 
2022-10-02 10:54:33 PM  
I found the "original video" on Vimeo: Prisencol... with subtitles. Fark won't let me share.

/spell the word out
 
2022-10-02 11:37:38 PM  

Grumpy Cat: Hah. The first time I heard this fabulous song was several years ago. Linked from, you guessed it, Fark.


Dammit. I guessed Frank Stallone.
 
2022-10-03 12:19:20 AM  

Demetrius: Grumpy Cat: Hah. The first time I heard this fabulous song was several years ago. Linked from, you guessed it, Fark.

Dammit. I guessed Frank Stallone.


A solid guess.
 
2022-10-03 12:40:09 AM  
I think he had his thumb on the scale making the song irresistible to prove his point.
 
2022-10-03 12:46:26 AM  
El Chombo - Chacarron (Official Video)
Youtube MlW7T0SUH0E
 
2022-10-03 12:58:03 AM  
WKRP End Theme
Youtube FhAfXTzR2rQ
 
2022-10-03 12:59:47 AM  
He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

How English sounds to non-English speakers
Youtube Vt4Dfa4fOEY
 
2022-10-03 1:09:20 AM  
It's so sweet how this video is rediscovered every few years and we all pretend we haven't seen it before. The song bangs.
 
2022-10-03 1:14:32 AM  
Your dog wants steak.
France surrenders.
Caught sayof.
This song.
 
2022-10-03 1:21:52 AM  

iron de havilland: This is genius. Italian singer Adriano Celentano released a song in the 70s with nonsensical lyrics meant to sound like American English-to prove that Italians would just love any American song. And it was a hit.

I'm not sure that's right. The Wiki page for the song quote Celentano as saying:

"Ever since I started singing, I was very influenced by American music and everything Americans did. So at a certain point, because I like American slang-which, for a singer, is much easier to sing than Italian-I thought that I would write a song which would only have as its theme the inability to communicate. And to do this, I had to write a song where the lyrics didn't mean anything."

But that's a bit different from saying that "Italians would just love any American song." Besides, stylistically, is it close to the American dance music of the time? This is completely subjective, but I would put it to you that it's closer to '80s Chicago house than early '70s disco.


I doubt people that like anything that sounds American  could come up with such verbose explanation
 
2022-10-03 1:41:51 AM  
I have this song on my phone.  it's great.   fantastic beat, fun song all around.
 
2022-10-03 2:05:56 AM  
Defines catchy tune....I like it.
 
2022-10-03 2:07:42 AM  
We Bandito Gangsterito/ Soviet Cartoon "Adventures of Captain Vrungel"
Youtube OVkhu-Fs3oQ
 
2022-10-03 2:08:17 AM  
Adriano Celentano - Ja tebia liubliu
Youtube aNArLodcVMU
 
2022-10-03 2:21:10 AM  
La Casa De Papel || Bella Ciao
Youtube JtPbk7WvHAQ

What?? This ISN'T the 'favorite Italian songs in Italian' thread?
/letting myself out.
//ciao!
///for 3 because reasons!
 
2022-10-03 3:01:22 AM  
NsFW?
Patty Pravo - Johnny (From "Stryx") (60 FPS HQ) 1978
Youtube wX4pYVdjQOU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR4I5A4ml7Q
 
2022-10-03 3:02:13 AM  
Doctor Rockit - Song Without Italian Words
Youtube HT3xGThLQSE
 
2022-10-03 3:33:34 AM  
this is undoubtedly the most intelligible of Bob Dylan's songs
 
2022-10-03 3:35:28 AM  

iron de havilland: Besides, stylistically, is it close to the American dance music of the time? This is completely subjective, but I would put it to you that it's closer to '80s Chicago house than early '70s disco.


No. It's not like any of those genres.

Closer to 60s brass band Motown knockoffs. There were quite a few of them.
 
2022-10-03 3:52:37 AM  

BorgiaGinz: It's so sweet how this video is rediscovered every few years and we all pretend we haven't seen it before. The song bangs.


It's new to me!
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2022-10-03 4:04:30 AM  

Dave and the Mission: In case you ever wanted to know what Eddie Vedder was saying:


Also relevant: how Parl Jam sounds to people who don't like Parl Jam:

What Pearl Jam sounds like to people who don't like Pearl Jam
Youtube R8ZX4O-Efao
 
2022-10-03 4:09:19 AM  

TappingTheVein: Dave and the Mission: In case you ever wanted to know what Eddie Vedder was saying:

Also relevant: how Parl Jam sounds to people who don't like Parl Jam:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/R8ZX4O-Efao]


Boy, this oughta bug the parents
 
2022-10-03 5:01:22 AM  
I'm still convinced that this is not real German but a joke that they played on the rest of the world.

Falco - Rock Me Amadeus (Official Video)
Youtube cVikZ8Oe_XA
 
2022-10-03 5:05:15 AM  
Ween - Ode To René
Youtube lzYGcUNgr5o
 
2022-10-03 5:36:49 AM  
Family Guy | Speaking Italian
Youtube R4fw3umsnwY
 
2022-10-03 5:42:40 AM  

bostonguy: I'm still convinced that this is not real German but a joke that they played on the rest of the world.

[YouTube video: Falco - Rock Me Amadeus (Official Video)]


Well, technically it's Austrian, which is a bit of a joke dialect.
 
2022-10-03 5:55:43 AM  

sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]


I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.
 
2022-10-03 6:00:38 AM  
Ministry - Jesus Built My Hotrod (Official Music Video) | Warner Vault
Youtube GXCh9OhDiCI
 
2022-10-03 7:32:43 AM  
Solar
Prestige
A
Gammon.
 
2022-10-03 7:36:54 AM  

Gordon Bennett: sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]

I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.


Have those people even heard German?
 
2022-10-03 7:38:53 AM  
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2022-10-03 7:39:35 AM  

bisi: Gordon Bennett: sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]

I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.

Have those people even heard German?


Of course.

How beautiful German sounds compared to other languages
Youtube zLvL7a8Y0pI
 
2022-10-03 7:54:18 AM  

Gordon Bennett: bisi: Gordon Bennett: sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]

I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.

Have those people even heard German?

Of course.

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/zLvL7a8Y0pI]


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2022-10-03 8:23:19 AM  
 
2022-10-03 8:50:50 AM  

Gordon Bennett: sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]

I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.


Sandra Cisneros said it sounds like shapes snipped out of tin, iirc. i believe the implication was not like a beautiful windchime, but more like the braying of a rusty jackass. 
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oh well, i had never seen that video before and it cheered up my morning immensely, so thanks :)
 
2022-10-03 9:20:54 AM  
Brazilian Girls - Jique
Youtube U3i_AuNqTfU
 
2022-10-03 10:03:27 AM  
I couldn't help noticing that the artist bears a passing resemblance to Chico Marx.

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2022-10-03 10:44:33 AM  
May He Poop? (an Indian music video translation)
Youtube hOgALTFzFbQ
If you can't understand the words, just make some up.
 
2022-10-03 11:32:19 AM  

Gordon Bennett: bisi: Gordon Bennett: sex_and_drugs_for_ian: He nailed the cadence. By the second verse I was hooked.

sort of related:

[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/Vt4Dfa4fOEY]

I've been told by ESL speakers that English sounds to non-speakers like barking dogs.

Have those people even heard German?

Of course.

[YouTube video: How beautiful German sounds compared to other languages]


I don't care how melodic the voice is, German still sounds... gutteral.
 
2022-10-03 11:32:42 AM  
FUNNIEST Idol Audition EVER?! [KEN LEE]
Youtube 5PsRvGlicaA
 
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