Friday, March 28, 2008

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

and so is Radu...

MORE: this is part of an album (Mr. & Ms.) he is said to launch internationally (starting with Russia) this April, different in style and everything from his 2006 album called "Alone," which was meant for the Romanian market
Love is not a reason to cry D.

Arsenie is still out there trying something different...

Leave me alone D.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

other foreign influences: French

Patricia Kass and Nana Mouskouri (Greek, just singing in French, also German and English) were both very popular.


P.S. also Julio Iglesias, Spanish (yeah, long long time...) D.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

RadU Sirbu: the slow songs

e.g. Leave me alone, Fly remind me of the style of some Italian singers that were popular in Romaina

80s Toto Cutugno: L'Italiano, Serenata

(much older although still around0: Adriano Celentano: Azzuro (for a much faster rhythm: La Dolce Vita)

Friday, March 7, 2008

(Dan Balan aka Crazy Loop) The Power of Shower: what's going on?

well.. we are well into March and there is some activity on the internet (like people posting videos on you tube) but I don't see much of a traditional buzz from outside of Romania.


Monday, March 3, 2008

Morandi and 3 Sud Est

2 Romanian bands Dan Balan was listening to (while in the U.S.) and his U.S. music contacts liked:

; 3 Sud Est