French is heavily romanticised for its poetic sound and flow, leading naturally to verse and song.  What song is apt to represent this poetic heritage?  This song was originally written in 1866 by Jean-Baptiste Clement as an anthem of sorts for the working class.  Presenting...

Nana Mouskouri - Le Temps des Cerises

  1. United States (Code Monkey)
  2. Japan (Sore Iro no Album)
  3. Germany (Nur Geträumt)
  4. China (Ai La La)
  5. United Kingdom (Imagine)
Posted by Ellyoda Thu, 08 Jan 2009 03:24:20 (comments: 3)
Thu, 08 Jan 2009 08:25:05
Nana Mouskouri? The first thing that pops in my mind is Greece, when I think about Nana!
Thu, 08 Jan 2009 16:55:00
Yes, that's a Greek name.  In this case, due to there being no original performance, I just picked one.  The country connection is in the song and not the singer.
Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:16:11
"French is heavily romanticised for its poetic sound and flow, . . ."

I was hoping you were going to go off onto a tangent to the complete opposite, but you took the serious approach Sad.

Saw a terrible French rap a few weeks ago but I can't find it any more.

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