Re: Enya in Quenya (and other conlang music)?
|From:||Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, April 13, 2002, 19:24|
> Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 20:27:24 -0500
> From: Cian Ross <cian@...>
> On Thursday 11 April 2002 11:57 pm, Danny Wier wrote:
> > What artists/bands have ever made up a language, or part of a
> > language, or at least just plain jibberish (Zappa comes to mind
> > here) for lyrics for their music?
> Would Iron Butterfly ("Inna Gadda da Vida", or some such, from memory)
This title was just discussed on another list I read. The favourite
explanation there was that the intended text was "In the Garden of
Eden," but the vocalist was too stoned to pronounce it. Then someone
in marketing decided that it would be better to publish under a title
more similar to the words actually sung.