Cover Me Bad: The Foreign Language Versions

Foreign yet familiar. I love a non-English version of a Western hit. Here is Japan’s answer to the Jackson 5, The Clash via Algeria and Chaka Demus & Pliers gone Bollywood. Get ethnic with it.

MP3: Finger 5 – I Want You Back | Buy

MP3: Rachid Taha – Rock el Casbah | Buy

MP3: Raghav – Teri Baton Mein | Buy


MP3: Chaka Demus & Pliers – Murder She Wrote | Buy

MP3: B.Vinho e Os Carrascos – Vem Nenem Pro Labirinto

On the subject of Japan, things are pretty messy there. You should help out: or

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