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6 German Language Christmas Songs Posted by on Dec 13, 2017

Guten Tag! It’s 13. Dezember and almost time to say Frohe Weihnachten. To get into the spirit, today I wanted to share some German Weihnachtslieder (Christmas songs) with you. Not only is it fun for language learners to learn songs in other languages, but songs are actually a brilliant way to improve language proficiency; because…

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German music: Lyrics and English translation of “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten” by Tim Bendzko Posted by on Oct 9, 2014

Tim Bendzko is a young singer-songwriter from Berlin. The song “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten”, which was released in 2011, granted him popularity throughout Germany. This year, he won the World Music Award 2014 in Monaco as “Best German Act”. Tim Bedzko’s song “Nur noch kurz die Welt retten” is about the fast-moving nature…

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Germany music and musicians: Eiserner Steg by Philipp Poisel Posted by on Jul 15, 2013

It was at a birthday party about two years ago when I first heard a song of a young and very gifted musician. It was his calm but powerful and distinctive voice that pierced my ear gently. Philipp Poisel is a Germany singer-songwriter. He was born 18 June 1983 in Ludwigsburg, which is in Baden-Wurttemberg…

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How to say that in German? – Nickelback “Gotta be somebody” Posted by on Aug 3, 2012

I guess most of you wonder what Nickelback has to do with the German language or culture. Well to be honest, absolutely nothing! But after I have translated several German lyrics into English I want to turn the tables and translate English songs into German. The first reason why I decided to do this is…

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German music and lyrics: Glasperlenspiel – Ich bin ich (I am I) Posted by on Aug 2, 2012

Actually, I wanted to make a pause with blogging about German music and lyrics but then I came across this song by Glasperlenspiel (lit. glass bead game) and I was immediately hooked. Therefore, I don’t want to withhold this song from you.     Ich bin ich – I am I   [Verse] Du sagst…

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German music and lyrics: Die Fantastischen Vier – Tag am Meer Posted by on Jul 30, 2012

Here are further requested German lyrics. This time, it is “Tag am Meer” (Day on the sea) by Die Fantastischen Vier (lit. The Fantastic Four), a German hip hop group from Stuttgart. Smudo, Thomas D, Michi Beck, and Andy Y started their career in the early 1990s with their hit single “Die da” (lit. She…

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German music and lyrics: Die Prinzen – Das alles ist Deutschland Posted by on Jul 25, 2012

Last week I asked on Facebook for which German song you would like to have the lyrics and English translation. One wish was “Das alles ist Deutschland” (All this is Germany) by Die Prinzen (The Princes). Die Prinzen are a German band from Leipzig, which is in the federal state of Saxony. Die Prinzen were…

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