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29th Apr '16 3:44:23 AM aye_amber
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* There is an album of various Japanese artists covering SimonAndGarfunkel, mostly in Japanese.

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* There is an album of various Japanese artists covering SimonAndGarfunkel, Music/SimonAndGarfunkel, mostly in Japanese.
25th Apr '16 4:37:08 AM aye_amber
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* DirEnGrey's "Dozing Green" and "Glass Skin" were released as singles in Japanese, but appeared on their ''Uroboros'' album in English. The original Japanese versions were included as bonus tracks.

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* DirEnGrey's Music/DirEnGrey's "Dozing Green" and "Glass Skin" were released as singles in Japanese, but appeared on their ''Uroboros'' album in English. The original Japanese versions were included as bonus tracks.
23rd Apr '16 8:34:06 PM aye_amber
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* Music/ScottWalker sang several of Jacques Brel's songs in English in the 60s, though he didn't translate them himself. Perhaps the most famous is "Amsterdam," also covered by DavidBowie.

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* Music/ScottWalker sang several of Jacques Brel's songs in English in the 60s, though he didn't translate them himself. Perhaps the most famous is "Amsterdam," also covered by DavidBowie.Music/DavidBowie.



* Brazillian musician Seu Jorge recorded five Brazilian Portuguese versions of DavidBowie songs for the soundtrack of ''TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou'' (which are sung by his character in the film). Said songs (along with 7 more translated covers) were eventually released in the album ''The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions Featuring Seu Jorge''.

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* Brazillian musician Seu Jorge recorded five Brazilian Portuguese versions of DavidBowie Music/DavidBowie songs for the soundtrack of ''TheLifeAquaticWithSteveZissou'' (which are sung by his character in the film). Said songs (along with 7 more translated covers) were eventually released in the album ''The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions Featuring Seu Jorge''.



* Quite common with the Brazilian artists - to the point some of the first rock hits were Portuguese versions of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ak-4dK0Yp4 Bobby Darin]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSTvMl553Zo Connie Francis]]. For a few standout cases, Os Paralamas do Sucesso translated their songs into Spanish [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff once they saw a surge of popularity in neighbor Argentina]], one of the first hits of Skank (one of the artists in The Police tribute above) was a BobDylan [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EehDzJ-Foqk version]], and Nenhum de Nós' SignatureSong is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmhSbgs5MCw a version of]] DavidBowie's "Starman" (a phonetic one that turns Bowie's words into WordSaladLyrics).

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* Quite common with the Brazilian artists - to the point some of the first rock hits were Portuguese versions of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ak-4dK0Yp4 Bobby Darin]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSTvMl553Zo Connie Francis]]. For a few standout cases, Os Paralamas do Sucesso translated their songs into Spanish [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff once they saw a surge of popularity in neighbor Argentina]], one of the first hits of Skank (one of the artists in The Police tribute above) was a BobDylan [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EehDzJ-Foqk version]], and Nenhum de Nós' SignatureSong is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmhSbgs5MCw a version of]] DavidBowie's Music/DavidBowie's "Starman" (a phonetic one that turns Bowie's words into WordSaladLyrics).
18th Apr '16 12:13:48 AM aye_amber
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tujga5JdP1M This Japanese cover]] of "[[DeepPurple Smoke on the Water]]", which uses traditional Japanese instruments as well as translated lyrics.

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* [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tujga5JdP1M This Japanese cover]] of "[[DeepPurple "[[Music/DeepPurple Smoke on the Water]]", Water,]]" which uses traditional Japanese instruments as well as translated lyrics.



* Music/{{Bjork}}'s OldShame debut included Icelandic covers of StevieWonder's "Your Kiss Is Sweet" and Music/TheBeatles' "The Fool On The Hill".

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* Music/{{Bjork}}'s OldShame debut included Icelandic covers of StevieWonder's Music/StevieWonder's "Your Kiss Is Sweet" and Music/TheBeatles' "The Fool On The Hill".
13th Mar '16 8:18:08 PM jamespolk
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* Music/{{Belly}} recorded a BSide, "Judas Mon Coeur", that was actally their song "Judas My Heart" (off of ''King'') with the lyrics in French.
25th Jan '16 9:15:31 PM PhysicalStamina
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* [[TheEighties 1980s]] Japanese singer Takako Mamiya, to close out her album ''Love Trip'', recorded an English version of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsuvvXrFpcQ the title track]] called [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VuX_BYMu5Q "What a Broken Heart Can Do"]]. Much of the first verse and part of the chorus is indecipherable. Points for trying?
9th Jan '16 7:23:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* SusanBoyle's "Wings to Fly" is an English cover of "Tsubasa wo Kudasai," originally performed by Japanese pop band Akaitori in the '70s, and also [[CoveredUp featured in several anime]] such as ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' and ''Anime/KOn''

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* SusanBoyle's Music/SusanBoyle's "Wings to Fly" is an English cover of "Tsubasa wo Kudasai," originally performed by Japanese pop band Akaitori in the '70s, and also [[CoveredUp featured in several anime]] such as ''Anime/RebuildOfEvangelion'' and ''Anime/KOn''



* {{Bjork}}'s OldShame debut included Icelandic covers of StevieWonder's "Your Kiss Is Sweet" and Music/TheBeatles' "The Fool On The Hill".
* PeterGabriel re-recorded the vocals of his third self-titled album and ''Security'' in German, calling the results ''Ein Deutsches Album'' and ''Deutsches Album''.
* Similarly, the entirety of [[VanHalen David Lee Roth's]] ''Eat 'Em And Smile'' was translated into Spanish with re-recorded vocals by Roth himself as ''Sonrisa Salvaje'' (which actually means "Wild Smile").
* "Jai Ho", a Hindi song by A.R. Rahman, featured in the film ''SlumdogMillionaire'', was covered in English by the Music/ThePussycatDolls.

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* {{Bjork}}'s Music/{{Bjork}}'s OldShame debut included Icelandic covers of StevieWonder's "Your Kiss Is Sweet" and Music/TheBeatles' "The Fool On The Hill".
* PeterGabriel Music/PeterGabriel re-recorded the vocals of his third self-titled album and ''Security'' in German, calling the results ''Ein Deutsches Album'' and ''Deutsches Album''.
* Similarly, the entirety of [[VanHalen [[Music/VanHalen David Lee Roth's]] ''Eat 'Em And Smile'' was translated into Spanish with re-recorded vocals by Roth himself as ''Sonrisa Salvaje'' (which actually means "Wild Smile").
* "Jai Ho", a Hindi song by A.R. Rahman, featured in the film ''SlumdogMillionaire'', ''Film/SlumdogMillionaire'', was covered in English by the Music/ThePussycatDolls.



* LunaSea's Ryuichi Kawamura recorded an album of standards with new Japanese lyrics.

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* LunaSea's Music/LunaSea's Ryuichi Kawamura recorded an album of standards with new Japanese lyrics.



* {{Covenant}}'s "Der Leiermann" uses the tune of "Like Tears in Rain" with the lyrics of a German art song.

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* {{Covenant}}'s Music/{{Covenant}}'s "Der Leiermann" uses the tune of "Like Tears in Rain" with the lyrics of a German art song.
9th Jan '16 7:06:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* German singer Juliane Werding has done a number of translated covers, including TheBand's ''The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down'' (''Am Tag, als Conny Kramer starb''), MikeOldfield's ''Moonlight Shadow'' (''Nacht voll Schatten''), and NikKershaw's ''Wouldn’t It Be Good'' (''Sonne auf der Haut'')
* {{Abba}} recorded Spanish versions of many of their songs, including a Spanish album called "Gracias Por La Musica" and a few songs that replaced album tracks in Spanish territories. Later a compilation album, ''Oro'', was produced to collect them (15 in total). Their native tongue is Swedish but only their earliest singles have Swedish versions.

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* German singer Juliane Werding has done a number of translated covers, including TheBand's Music/TheBand's ''The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down'' (''Am Tag, als Conny Kramer starb''), MikeOldfield's Music/MikeOldfield's ''Moonlight Shadow'' (''Nacht voll Schatten''), and NikKershaw's Music/NikKershaw's ''Wouldn’t It Be Good'' (''Sonne auf der Haut'')
* {{Abba}} Music/{{Abba}} recorded Spanish versions of many of their songs, including a Spanish album called "Gracias Por La Musica" and a few songs that replaced album tracks in Spanish territories. Later a compilation album, ''Oro'', was produced to collect them (15 in total). Their native tongue is Swedish but only their earliest singles have Swedish versions.
6th Jan '16 3:08:10 PM aye_amber
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* International singing star NanaMouskouri recorded many songs in a remarkably wide range of languages ranging from her native Greek; to English, French, Spanish, and German; to Maori and Turkish; even Mandarin Chinese. Sometimes even switching languages in the same song -- For example, in her rendition of Welsh folk song "Ar Hyd Y Nos" ("All Through the Night") she the first verse in the original Welsh, then immediately follows with the English translation).

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* International singing star NanaMouskouri Nana Mouskouri recorded many songs in a remarkably wide range of languages ranging from her native Greek; to English, French, Spanish, and German; to Maori and Turkish; even Mandarin Chinese. Sometimes even switching languages in the same song -- For example, in her rendition of Welsh folk song "Ar Hyd Y Nos" ("All Through the Night") she the first verse in the original Welsh, then immediately follows with the English translation).
6th Jan '16 3:02:32 PM aye_amber
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** Also "Aserejé" ("The Ketchup Song"), by Spanish group LasKetchup, which also has a Brazilian Portuguese cover.

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** Also "Aserejé" ("The Ketchup Song"), by Spanish group LasKetchup, Las Ketchup, which also has a Brazilian Portuguese cover.
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