Music is something everyone can enjoy. However, because of culture and other elements, some songs can become incredibly popular in one part of the world but would be called noise pollution in another. This is definitely true for the Philippines, where I live. I grew up during a time when radio stations would blare out incredibly popular songs from all over the world. Okay, this is partially true because some foreign songs that became smash hits in the country never became popular anywhere else. With that in mind, here are just five oh yes, there are more songs that became hugely successful in the Philippines….
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Music is a great way to learn vocabulary in a new language. Lyrics can be poetic , forlorn , romantic , inspirational or funny. Listening to songs dating back across different time periods helps you understand the origins of some of the new music on the market. Why practise a language through music? Music makes things more memorable ; you probably remember learning the alphabet by singing the ABC song! If you speak French on an intermediate or advanced level , these songs are ideal to make you practise your listening skills! A step further would be to try singing these songs yourself! Feel free to keep a dictionary or translation app nearby, just in case you need to look up a word.
Forgot your password? Remember me? Here's a playlist we love that takes us beyond American pop. Because much of our collective story is about foreign domination, after all. It's a complicated story to say the least, but it has also yielded many of our diversions that we still enjoy. Aside from the influence of el mundo hispanohablante the Spanish-speaking world , the very region we live in has delighted us with their art-and with their pop. It used to be said that the Philippines is in but not of Asia. But that's changed. Here are 10 songs keeping us in the loop of the entire planet.