https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Foreign Music

I've always found that it's good to test your listening comprehension by listening to songs. Though I'm rather random with my choices (listening to Japanese music while doing Spanish) XD Post some good songs in foreign languages here!

March 3, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/MissThorson

Well, I'd suggest for you to listen to Spanish music if that's what you're focusing on learning. Unless you're secretly learning Japanese on the the side. :)

Two of my favorite Spanish songs I like to listen to are: Hallelujah and Hay Libertad.

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I just like to pick up random languages here and there, but one reason I do know Japanese is from anime XD

I've listened to a bit of Spanish music because of my Spanish teacher. Joy Enriquez has a lovely voice; I should get my youth group to sing the English version of Hallelujah :)

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/PaganiBoii
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Victime de la mode Is good for french.

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

That was an... interesting song. I'm loving how French sounds though

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gonzalita_
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check out Magda Wasylik "boję się", it's polish

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

It sounds lovely, but I can't understand a word of it. Do you have a rough translation of what it's about?

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Gonzalita_
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basically it's from Romeo and Juliet and she is singing how much she loves romeo etc

I'm afraid! Although I know that I'll wake up for the day, I'm afraid To be underground, where cold darkness will grip me Is there stronger love, than a human death? Can it overcome the shadow Of sorrow at sheded blood?

I'm afraid! And I'm really sad and bad feelings are torturing me 'Cause even a priest could go wrong and mistaked And though he knows a prayers' sense and he knows what is sin Does he know how to save us, does he know How do break our despair?

My darling! We do not know where us madness leads, Exile fate punish you, and I marry sadness, Darling!

My darling! Misfortune follows me like a bad shade, But I know well when I will see you again The light brightens the darkness.

I'm afraid! Who knows how well or bad, I'm afraid? Or maybe fear is to warn against bad step? Before mistake protect me, to change the plan, When fate wants us to take back what he gave And in return give loneliness ...

My dear! Where do the madness lead up? Where? The fate has bestowed us love forever Dear!

My Romeo! Although sorrow is following me, like a bad shadow, I know, that it will disappear like nighttime The light will brighten darkness!

My Romeo! The dawn will shine When I and you will manage fear and tears With our love - Dear!

My Romeo! I know that I have to overcome fear The whole world will be open wide for us Where you'll go, I'll walk there

I love you...!

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Thanks for the translation! I really hated Romeo and Juliet though. It wasn't a bad piece of writing, but it was just dumb. Sorry, it's just a pet peeve of mine

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Well, it was nice talking to y'all. I'll catch up later :)

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

bye

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

o.k see you soon but my school day is almost over and i don't go on at home so see you later i guess

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MacIomhair
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If you are doing Spanish, you could do much worse than Spanish Folk-Metal group Mago de Oz - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a75ctb5ENt8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1k-NkngXw8

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I'm definitely showing these to my Spanish class. Thanks! XD

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Walldz
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Listen to Whistle by BLACKPINK, they're pretty taletend c:

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

YES! K-pop

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jimnicholson
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https://lyricstraining.com and choose language and genre.

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

That's seriously cool! I'm gonna have alot of fun looking up songs

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/austintheroux
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Spanish:

(Artist: Bebe)

Ska de la Tierra

French:

(Artist: Stromae)

Papaoutai

Ave Cesaria

carmen

(Stromae has a ton of great songs in French)

(Artist: Maitre Gims)

Tout donner

Bella

Est-ce que tu m'aimes?

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I'll try to check them out :) Thanks!

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Espiraden

I'm also pretty random with my music choices, I.E Listening to Kpop/Jpop/Cpop during Spanish, or Russian music during English class. I like music in pretty much any language :)

For Spanish, I like Alvaro Soler's El Mismo Sol and Sofia. I listen to Enrique Iglesias sometimes, 2 songs of his i like are Duele El Corazon Bailando.

Edit: I made a post asking what are some good Spanish songs and i got a bit of comments, feel free to check it out! Link :)

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Thanks! Aah, you have Phichit as your profile pic \(T∇T)/

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Espiraden

Haha yeah, I love phichit :D

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

(・∀・ ) Yeah, he's such a cinnamon roll

March 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm idk i mostly listen to Japanese openings for anime so i don't have any songs why don't you just search up spanish songs?Don't get mad thet i don't have any songs i'm really, really, really sorry

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Nah, it's fine girl. Anime is great! You have any favorites?

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

my fave animes are Vampire Knight, Blue Exsorsist,The seven deadly sins and little witch acadima

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Seven Deadly Sins is so gooood. I've read the manga too. Little Witch Academia looks so cute! I need to check it out sometime. Where did/do you watch Vampire Knight? I want to start that series but can't find it anywhere.

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/tonneylee

ya i am looking for that book too

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

gasps I love the Seven Deadly Sins! Bleach would have to be my all-time favorite anime, though. ^ ^

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

my brothers fave too

March 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jobseeker3

That's easy for me, even though I'm not learning Spanish I do like to listen to Spanish music - obviously the popular being Enrique Iglesias, and at home we have one of his albums that's in Spanish and English with the lyrics which is handy.

Funny enough Spotify says I have similar listening trends to those in Mexico?

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Wasn't he the one that wrote "Bailando?" That's like the one Spanish song that kids in America know

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

ummmmmmmm idk I don't live in America I live in Canada

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I was just saying that it was pretty well known song in America

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jobseeker3

Yes, you're right. His father is Julio Iglesias who is also a singer

April 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

I'm a huge fan of J-pop fan and my favorite artists of that genre are Utada Hikaru, Kalafina, Ali Project, and SID. I'll just list out my favorite songs from each because if I don't, I'll go on an extreme tangent on why I love them!

Utada Hikaru: Sakura Nagashi

Kalafina: Magia

Ali Project: Troubadour and Darkness Heaven

SID: Rain

I typically like listening to the openings of animes. Though, I really need to listen to more French music, since that's my target language. Anyways, hope you enjoy these!

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Thanks! I'll be sure to check them out. Have you listened to Itou Kashitarou?

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MasterZsword

I don't believe so... But, I can check them out!

March 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/BonBonChat
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https://www.duolingo.com/Cthullu
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I wrote a list of around 25 interesting german/austrian hiphop/rap crews. The post has actually some kind of educational purpose too. :) https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21233546 If you like hiphop/rap, give it a try.

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I'm not really into hip hop or rap, but thank you for the recommendations :)

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ryoasuka
March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I can't imagine what's going to show up on my recommended feed on YouTube after this

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/ryoasuka

UN DOS TRES CUATRO BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEPBEEP BEEP BEEPBEEP BEEP BEEP

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

XD I should show that to my Spanish class. I'm wondering what my teacher is going to think

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

but they are sort of wierd/crazy/dramatic/messed up for example in the first episode of Blue Exsorsist the main character Rin see's his dad get possesed by satin

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

but that's just random so never mind moi

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I know, I've watched Blue Exorcist. It is a little strange, but all the characters are lovable :)

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

RIGHT I LOVE IT did you finnish it I did

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

why am I so random?

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Randomness is cool

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

well to answer your earlier quetsion about Vampire knight you can find it on netflix in the anime sectoin

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

don't make fun of me i don't know how to spell

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Darn, I don't have Netflix. I guess I'll just have to wait

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I didn't make fun of you? I wonder who gave you 21 lingots...

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I was on the like last episode of season 1. I need to catch up now, especially since the second season is now airing

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

cool

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

you know its ok you don't have netflix. Just because I watch it there doesn't mean you can't watch it

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

I can probably find a site to watch it illegally. coughKissanimecough Or maybe Crunchyroll will license it someday

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CrystalSirenity

Even if I did watch it on an "illegal" website, I wouldn't get any penalty. If anything, the website would just get deleted (which it has been before)

March 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/darkshadowgirl

THERE YOU GO, GOOD THINKING JUST DON'T GET CAUGHT IF YOU DO IT ILLEGALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 3, 2017
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