Category: Music

10th February 2019: Eyuphuro – Masikini

Artist: EyuphuroTitle: Masikini Language: Makua, a Bantu language Translation: Poor / poverty. Although, under the video on YouTube someone wrote this: “The song title is “Masikini”, which literally means “disabled person”. It was sung in Makua language from the northern region of Mozambique. Unfortunately, the singer, Issufo Manuel, passed away. In the song he tells us not to laugh at other people’s...

9th February 2019: Pussy Riot – Органы

Artist: Pussy RiotTitle: Органы (Organy)Language: RussianTranslation: Organs – organs in Russian can mean power structures, such as police / army / Government. So, a cool double meaning. I watched the ‘Russian Doll’ series this week – most enjoyable. They had some great music at the end of every episode, today’s track being one of them. I am not sure why...

3rd February 2019: Laxmikant Pyarelal – Gore Nahin Hum Kale Sahi

Artist: Laxmikant PyarelalTitle: Gore Nahin Hum Kale Sahi  Language: Hindi Translation: I did not even know (according to Google Translate) Indian films are a great source of foreign-language music pleasure for me. This particular track is on the 1981 soundtrack from the film ‘Desh Premee‘ (The Patriot), which I have yet to see but it looks very much like the...

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