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Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

Hi!

Do you have a particularly slow Friday afternoon in the office?
Want to entertain your Swiss colleagues?
Inspire them to some discussions?

Go here:
http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz/...story/20797142

Turn the volume of your PC up and click the Audio link.


(Ok, story: An immigrant rights group recorded a translated version of the Swiss national anthem with a Swiss based Balkan Beats band...)
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Old 29.07.2011, 17:57
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Hi!

Do you have a particularly slow Friday afternoon in the office?
Want to entertain your Swiss colleagues?
Inspire them to some discussions?

Go here:
http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/schweiz/...story/20797142

Turn the volume of your PC up and click the Audio link.


(Ok, story: An immigrant rights group recorded a translated version of the Swiss national anthem with a Swiss based Balkan Beats band...)

Sounds much better than the depressing original
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Old 29.07.2011, 18:33
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Re: Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

Sounds more like a Paso Doble in places, Slavic in places, Balkan in other places, quite amusing on the whole.
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Old 29.07.2011, 23:11
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Sounds more like a Paso Doble in places, Slavic in places, Balkan in other places, quite amusing on the whole.
It hardly can be worse than the thing official at present. Even the old anthem



even if boring if for example compared with those five here


http://www.safetv.me/watch/d3en9oR2Q...X-century.html
http://vodpod.com/kakamami?page=5
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xd8...seillaise_news
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Re: Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

We in Britain have what is arguably one of the most boring national anthems ever written and which furthermore sounds better when sung in German than sung in English, and it's not even about us as a people or about our country but its about the well-being of our head of state. In England we top that by not even having a national anthem of our own. And on the Last Night of the Proms we get patriotic about a song about a dirty, dusty town in the middle-East that we only ruled for about 20 years and that we never really did much with, but pretend is some sort of a paradise. But it's supposed to be that way. We don't write the name of our country on our stamps or coins either. National anthems with lots of swell and jinglistics and clever percussive effects as well as well-designed coins and stamps are for nations with some sort of an inferiority complex. We don't need that.

Any Swiss who thinks their national anthem is too boring has failed to understand that.
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Old 31.07.2011, 11:02
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We in Britain have what is arguably one of the most boring national anthems ever written and which furthermore sounds better when sung in German than sung in English, and it's not even about us as a people or about our country but its about the well-being of our head of state. In England we top that by not even having a national anthem of our own. And on the Last Night of the Proms we get patriotic about a song about a dirty, dusty town in the middle-East that we only ruled for about 20 years and that we never really did much with, but pretend is some sort of a paradise. But it's supposed to be that way. We don't write the name of our country on our stamps or coins either. National anthems with lots of swell and jinglistics and clever percussive effects as well as well-designed coins and stamps are for nations with some sort of an inferiority complex. We don't need that.

Any Swiss who thinks their national anthem is too boring has failed to understand that.
Well, that beautiful stamps and a nice national anthem are the result of an inferiority complex is a slightly depressing idea
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Re: Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

I always liked the USSR anthem or La Marseillaise.

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I believe the Rhodesian national anthem of old inspired Beethoven and the EU.
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Re: Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

If I was running a country, I think I'd opt for this:

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SWISS NATIONAL ANTHEM - Pink Floyd version:

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Re: Swiss National Anthem - Balkan Beats version...

[QUOTE=Wollishofener;1281957]It hardly can be worse than the thing official at present. Even the old anthem



even if boring.../QUOTE]

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We in Britain have what is arguably one of the most boring national anthems ever written and which furthermore sounds better when sung in German than sung in English, and it's not even about us as a people or about our country but its about the well-being of our head of state. In England we top that by not even having a national anthem of our own. And on the Last Night of the Proms we get patriotic about a song about a dirty, dusty town in the middle-East that we only ruled for about 20 years and that we never really did much with, but pretend is some sort of a paradise. But it's supposed to be that way. We don't write the name of our country on our stamps or coins either. National anthems with lots of swell and jinglistics and clever percussive effects as well as well-designed coins and stamps are for nations with some sort of an inferiority complex. We don't need that.

Any Swiss who thinks their national anthem is too boring has failed to understand that.
I think you guys protest too much. Not being as rousing as "La Marseillaise" doesn't mean a song is boring:





It might not be the national anthem, but that's the song I sung every day in kindergarten.
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SWISS NATIONAL ANTHEM - Pink Floyd version:

I'll take your Pink Floyd and raise you Chuck Brown:

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