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7 Songs, 7 Languages Because Music Knows No Language Barrier

September 14th, 2019 by

seven languages seven songsMusic is a language in and of itself. Whatever language a song’s lyrics are written in, the feeling it generates depends more on the tone, rhythm, chorus, singer’s voice, and mood of the listener. This is why some of the contemporary songs use words in their lyrics that do not even exist in a dictionary or have a real meaning, but easily get associated with a meaning based on their usage in the song. When we hear people humming a song, at times they are not even aware of what the song is conveying, but they sing along as they like the way it sounds. This proves that the world, and the youth in particular, is able to structure great content by using music writing techniques, and prove that music faces no barriers in terms of language.

Let’s talk about 7 songs in 7 different languages today, which would further prove that music knows no language barrier. (more…)

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    Play the chord progression and allow words to flow from your imagination. When you allow the words to write themselves, you ensure that all the words fit rhythmically and emotionally within the song. The opposite would be to write the words and cram them into the melody. This may be a more popular method with some folk singers that need to portray a message rather than write a ‘hit ‘song. Letting the words write themselves creates an ease and flow within the song that the listener can easily digest.