Monday, September 27, 2010

It was 50 years ago.

50 years ago, many African countries became independent from France and Belgium. To celebrate this important event, here's the famous anthem of the Congolese independence, and a great rap remix by Baloji.

Grand Kalle - Indépendance Cha Cha (1960)

Baloji - Le jour d'après/ Siku ya baadaye (2010)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

You'll See

When a great French singer covers a great brazilian singer songwriter.

Chico Buarque - O que será (composed in 1966 / live of 1976 with Milton Nascimento)

Claude Nougaro - tu verras (1978) (same music but the meaning of the lyrics is different)

Friday, September 10, 2010

Like in the radio

When a great Japanese singer covers a great French singer:

Jun Togawa - Comme a la Radio (2000) (Japan)

Brigitte Fontaine - Comme à la Radio (1969) with the Art Ensemble of Chicago and Areski Belkacem.