Category: 2000s

21st January 2019: Grand Blanc – Samedi la nuit

Artist: Grand BlancTitle: Samedi la nuit Language: French Translation: Saturday night According to this article (https://www.europavox.com/bands/grand-blanc/), the modern French band Grand Blanc are influenced by Joy Division. I can definitely hear that with this track, along with a distinct urgency. The article mentioned above, written by Noémie Lecoq, mentions a phrase – cold wave – which I really like. I...

3rd August 2018: DDR – Kap Farvel til Ümanarssuaq

Artist: DDR Title: Kap Farvel til Ümanarssuaq Language: Danish / Greenlandic (at the end) This cover song, by Greenland band DDR, is from a 2006 compilation album called ‘Protestsange.dk’. This album features reinterpretations of protest songs by bands from years gone by. From looking at the lyrics, I think this song is about how the Danish came to Greenland and...

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