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Identify beautiful music with unknown language

While sorting out the files on my hard drive, I came across an MP3 of a clip of absolutely beautiful music. I suspect that I might have recorded it myself at some point - either from my phone, or more ...
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Lyrics - “Matto, Caldo, Soldi, Morto…” by Ennio Morricone

Every few months, this song gets stuck in my head. (I just finally found the YouTube link today by accident.) ENNIO MORRICONE/ EDDA DELL'ORSO -"Matto, Caldo, Soldi, Morto... Girotondo" (1969) Are ...
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Identify the language in Virgin Black's Walk Without Limbs

The lyrics to the song Walk Without Limbs by Virgin Black from the album Sombre Romantic are (according to my searches): Shei masa fum de ma Walk without limbs Shei masa fum de ma Walk through my ...
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How is IIII+IIII pronounced “Edgy-Og-Beh”?

ÌFÉ says their album IIII+IIII is: pronounced “Edgy-Og-Beh” NPR in their review wrote: IIII+IIII (pronounced Eji-Ogbe) How/where is IIII+IIII pronounced “Edgy-Og-Beh”/Eji-Ogbe? Is it Yoruba? ...
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Polish-language pop artists?

I got my Irish-American sister a CD by Iarla Ó Lionáird awhile back. Now I want to get my Polish-American brother in law something similar -- namely, a modern CD or record in his heritage language. ...
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Anyone have lyrics to “Ich schenk dir mein Herz” by Peter Reusch?

As part of my German education, I'm taping old 1970s and 1980s hits to the bathroom wall -- along with translations -- and singing them in the shower. I'm sure my neighbors love me. The compilation ...
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How do you pronounce “Ocoeur”, “Saycet” & “El Huervo”?

These are three musicians I like. Ocoeur & Saycet are french, El Huervo is swedish (though the name is more spanish-like), so I guess it influences the pronunciation. I don't know a particular ...
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Eluveitie - “The Call of the Mountains”. What the children's choir is singing at the end?

Does anyone know the language and the text of what the children's choir is singing at the end of the song? I've searched over the internet, but found nothing.
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Does “Gangnam Style” contain any non-Korean words?

I used to assume "Style" was English and couldn't be Korean, but I subsequently found out that there's a Korean word based on the English word "style". However, I'm still wondering about what sounds ...
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Is it a coincidence that the acronym SNSD is the same in Korean and Chinese?

SNSD is a Korean pop group otherwise known as Girls' Generation outside of Asian. In Korean, it is "So Nyeo Shi Dae", to be honest I can almost pronounce it the same in Chinese. In Chinese it is 少女時代 ...
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Are the lyrics of Yoko Kanno's “Moon” gibberish or intelligible?

Are the lyrics of Yoko Kanno’s song Moon meaningless (as in using pseudowords, gibberish, scat singing or similar), or are the lyrics in some kind of language? Maybe a fictional language constructed ...
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Which song was dubbed into the most languages?

I have seen that Let It Go from Frozen was dubbed into 42 different languages. Is there any song that holds the record for being dubbed into the most number of languages? Please only include ...