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Music Around the World

Music is an expressive language of culture. It often tells a story, expresses emotion, or shares ideas with a society. Music reflects the cultural characteristics of a society. Although most people have their own preference on the type of music that they enjoy listening to, each culture can agree that the tunes are an important part of life with expressing ourselves as human beings. By appreciating the art form, it makes it easy to unite and relate to others who are different than ourselves.

This November, add your favorite artist/song to our IEW Spotify Playlist to share with the greater SCU community! Music from every continent is welcome.

 

SongArtistCountry/Cultural OriginSubmitter's NameSCU Affiliation
Tu Moo Maa Vuu USA/Hmong Anna Yang Staff
Pare Ko Eraserheads Philippines Jolo Magcalayo  Student 
Cherathukal Sithara Krishnakumar and Sushin Shyam  Kerala, India  Joanna Elvis Student 
Hồi ức  Phan Mạnh Quỳnh  Vietnam  Dai Nghia Do  Student 
Horehronie  Kristina  Slovakia Filip Orth  Student 
El Encarguito  Guillermo Anderson  Honduras  Ana Mahomar  Student 
Starman David Bowie England Cassidy Block Student
Layla  DJ Robin  Germany  Abbey Sauter  Student 
最炫民族风  凤凰传奇  China  Xiaoye Jin  Staff 
Es Por Ti Juanes Colombia Alyssa Severson Staff
Somos Sur Ana Tijoux  Chile Lucas Bush Student
Promise  Kohmi Hirose Japan  Brittney Dorow  Staff 
The Key Tems Nigeria Bernell Nevil Staff 
Yi Jian Mei Fei Yu-ching Taiwan Lisa Foo Staff
نشلة الرقة ودير الزو Jassem Obaid  Syria  Mohammed Kadalah  Faculty 
Kanlungan  Noel Cabangon Philippines  Jerry Aquino  Staff 
Como te extraño mi amor Cafe Tacuba  Mexico  Cruz Medina  Faculty 
SHUM  Go_A  Ukraine  Lisa Foo  Staff 
We have survived No Fixed Address  Australia  Sarah Smith  Staff 
Wildfire Monsta X  Seoul, South Korea  Alejandra Ruiz  Staff 
Reet Hamid Al Shaeri Egypt Nat Civ Staff 
Clavado en un bar Maná  Mexico  Ariel Schindewolf  Faculty 
Last Las  Burna Boy Nigeria Bernell Nevil Staff
Alma Llanera Simon Diaz  Venezuela/llanera Sara Gomez  Staff 
Baraye  Shervin Hajipour  Iran  Aleksandra Gacevic Staff 
Me Gustas Tu  Manu Chao  Spain/France  Aleksandra Gacevic  Staff  
Je veux  Zaz France  Aleksandra Gacevic  Staff   
Samo Jednu Ljubav Imam  Vlada Divljan  Yugoslavia  Aleksandra Gacevic  Staff    

Bumaye

Violaaa Kenya Nat Civ Staff

Ljubi se istok i zapad

Plavi Orkestra  Yugoslavia   Nat Civ  Staff 

О, музыка

Antoha MC Russia Nat Civ Staff
Einmal um die Welt CRO Germany Nat Civ Staff
ヒカリアレ BURNOUT SYNDROMES  Osaka, Japan  Alejandra Ruiz  Staff 

SongArtistCountry/Cultural OriginSubmitter's NameSCU Affiliation
Yo Vivo Enamorao Camaron de la Isla, Paco de Lucia Spain Chris Harris Staff
Shaayad  Taba Chake  India  Reva Bhargava Student 
Monica  Leslie Cheung  Hong Kong, China  Haotian Zhu  Student 
Osmanthus  WhaleDontSleep ft. Ado  Japan  Rachel Stattion  Student 
Limang Dipang Tao Aiza Seguerra  Philippines  Jerry Aquino Staff
Island home  Christine Anu  Australia  Sarah Smith  Staff 
High Life Machel Montano Caribbean/Trinidad  Geovanni Usher  Student 
One More Time Masayoshi Yamazki Japan Nat Civ Staff
Kel Tinawen Tinariwen, Cass McCombs Mali Nat Civ Staff
Asa-Sa Fred Fisher Atalobhor, Funketeers Nigeria Nat Civ Staff
Tarde em itapua Toquinho Brazil  Nat Civ Staff
Any Song  Zico  Korea  Joanna Thompson Staff
La Gota Fría  Carlos Vives  Columbia  Joanna Thompson Staff
Vale la Pena  Juan Luis Guerra  Dominican Republic  Joanna Thompson Staff
Siglo XXI  Saul Fimbres  Mexico (song submission was not available on spotify, two songs by the artist are included in its place) Christina Soto Faculty
Ai Ai Ai  Khalil Fong 方大同 Hong Kong-based American Music Artist (song in Mandarin language)  Narine Kerelian Faculty

  

SongArtistCountry/Cultural OriginSubmitter's NameSCU Affiliation
Det bästa kanske inte hänt än Molly Sandén Sweden Chris Hanson

Staff

君のいない世界  SKE48  Japan  Elisa Yanagihashi

Staff 

Uhuru Sun-El Musician, Azana South Africa Bekah Cramer

Staff

 Ha Bracha  Joshua Aaron  Israel Lisa Fabiny Staff 
Демони  Odyn v kanoe Ukraine  Nat Civ Staff
Wie ich bin  Cro  Germany  Nat Civ Staff 
Ojos Del Sol Y La Bamba  U.S./Mexico  Nat Civ  Staff 
Mansa  Bisa Kdei Ghana  Nat Civ  Staff 
ที่จริงฉันก็เจ็บ Nadech Kugimiya  Thailand  Jenny Wong Staff
愛不疚 Raymond Lam  Hong Kong  Jenny Wong Staff 
I Can't Forgive  Cha Soo Kyung Korea  Jenny Wong  Staff 
Fullir vasa Aron Can  Iceland  Chris Hanson  Staff 
Eini Alik | عيني عليك Nancy Ajram | نانسي عجرم  Lebanon  Melissa Heid  Staff 
La Vie en Rose Edith Piaf  French Susan Popko Staff
La Bilirrubina Juan Luis Guerra  Dominican Republic  Mary Simms  Staff 
River  AKB48  Japan  Hallie Bodey Staff
À cause des garçons (Tepr Remix) Yelle  France  Sarah Brockmeyer  Staff
Alors on danse Stromae  Belgium  Sarah Brockmeyer   Staff 
Life On Mars? Seu Jorge  Brazil / Portuguese (David Bowie cover)  Sarah Brockmeyer   Staff 
惊鸿一面 Xu Song/Huang Ling China  Zhuyu Li  Student 
Pookie  Aya Nakamura France  Gloria Karekezi Student 
God's Menu Stray Kids  South Korea  Betty Nguyen Student 
Kahit Maputi Na Ang Buhok Ko Rey Valera Philippines Jerry Aquino Staff
Lovesick Girls  BLACKPINK  South Korea   Haoyao Chen Student 
If You Ever Loved   Niladri Kumar  India   Adithya Holla M B  Student
Perhaps  Balzan  Iran  Behnam Barabadi Student 
People  Agust D South Korea  Jia Seow Student 
seoul (prod. HONNE)  RM  South Korea   Jia Seow  Student 
Home  Kit Chan  South Korea    Jia Seow   Student 
Người Tình Mùa Đông  Như Quỳnh  Vietnam  Gillian Tran  Student 
Pa Mayté  Carlos Vives  Colombia  José Villalobos  Faculty 
Que Nadie Sepa Mi Sufrir Lila Downs, Niña Pastori, & Soledad  Argentina  José Villalobos   Faculty 
Nterini  Fatoumata Diawara  Mali  Sarah Stoddard Student 
Manila  Hotdog  Philippines  Jerry Aquino Staff 
Ta mig tillbaka  Darin  Sweden  Chris Hanson Staff 
Det Kommer Bli Bra Laleh  Sweden  Chris Hanson  Staff 
J'veux un chien  Yelle  France  Chris Hanson  Staff 
Bang  Anitta  Brazil  Chris Hanson  Staff 
Vivir Sin Aire Maná  Latin  Karla Bolanos Colin  Student 
Rosas  La Oreja de Van Gogh Spain  David Torres Student
Cold/mess Prateek Kuhad  India Kewin Shah  Student
Lo Lo Omah Lay Nigeria  Nicole Banks Student
Baby  Dakha Brakka Ukraine  Nicole Banks Student