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Se Rapprocher

For the Great Request Raffle, I was assigned Move Closer, by Phyllis Nelson.
I'd actually never heard the song before but on repeated listenings it really grew on me. Great slow groove.
Some of the lyrics were super-cheesy so I thought a solution would be to sing it in a different language. Maybe French?
Then it occurred to me to go FULL ON SERGE GAINSBOURG and here we are. [more inside]
posted by chococat on Oct 30, 2013 - 4 comments

Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen

German, anonymous, probably 1500s. Still learning to harmonise using GarageBand. [more inside]
posted by Pallas Athena on Dec 20, 2012 - 1 comment

beradero

This is my best shot at singing an a capella Brazilian cowboy song. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Nov 23, 2010 - 9 comments

María tero lero lé

One for the 'traditional' challenge. [more inside]
posted by micayetoca on Feb 12, 2010 - 9 comments

Macapa

A submission to the unofficial "Seven Nation Army" challenge. [more inside]
posted by umbú on May 18, 2009 - 25 comments

Kimo

Am7 + Gm7. My submission to the two chord challenge.
posted by micayetoca on Apr 8, 2009 - 14 comments

El aparato

As requested by umbú. [more inside]
posted by micayetoca on Mar 14, 2009 - 13 comments

The Snake

Amnesty Month has inspired me to dust this one off: a grimy cover of a Brazilian tune. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Mar 3, 2009 - 6 comments

Canção de amor

As requested by melissa may. [more inside]
posted by micayetoca on Nov 8, 2008 - 12 comments

That's Easy For You To Say

My submission to the "a song sung in a language you don't speak" challenge. [more inside]
posted by micayetoca on Oct 16, 2008 - 8 comments

Todo Los Dolores (Devendra Banhart cover)

Jumping in on the music challenge to cover a song in a language you don't speak. I have no idea what I am saying in this song. [more inside]
posted by buriednexttoyou on Oct 9, 2008 - 3 comments

Deixa Isso Pra La

For the current MeFiMu Challenge, here's a song in a language I don't speak. This bit of Portuguese proto-rap is a longtime standard in Brazil. [more inside]
posted by flapjax at midnite on Oct 6, 2008 - 9 comments

Lazy Mary

The strangest thing happened to me the other day. I was flipping through the radio dial, and every station was playing a cover of Lou Monte's version of Lazy Mary in a style that I despise. It sounded something like this. [more inside]
posted by uncleozzy on Jul 21, 2008 - 9 comments

Veronica (cover)

A cover of micayetoca's wonderful Veronica. [more inside]
posted by chococat on Jun 12, 2008 - 14 comments

Es Muerta Me Corazon

Just kidding, nothing's dead. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Jun 11, 2008 - 10 comments

four ewe [the cover]

Continuing the tribute to the living genius of The Great Big Mulp. [more inside]
posted by micayetoca on Jun 8, 2008 - 16 comments

Body Music 1

For this month's WILDCARD Challenge, all sounds made using only my body: cheek tapping, belly slapping, finger snapping and vocal utterances. Clocks in at a crisp 1:29, and takes its inspiration in roughly equal parts from eefing and katajjaq.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Jun 4, 2008 - 9 comments

As kids

A short instrumental, played over an old tape of me reading something in French as a kid. [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Jan 9, 2008 - 20 comments

Todas las mitades del mundo

Very few words, but in many languages.
posted by micayetoca on Nov 6, 2007 - 5 comments

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