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Conlangs in music (was Re: Jon Anderson a conlanger?)

From:Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 20, 2005, 20:15

John Schlembach wrote:

> If you're interested in conlangs in music, there's a French band > called Magma that sang in a conlang about the chronicles of an alien > race.
Yes, Magma is familiar to me. I have three albums of them, and once tried to make sense of Kobaian. Many Kobaian words sound pretty much like German, but ... And it is written using some cool diacritics, such as a little crown atop the letter |s|. There are several other cases. Enya is known for singing in Sindarin on the LotR movie soundtrack, and apparently later used another conlang (as discussed here two weeks ago). There is also a Sigur Ros album titled _()_ with lyrics in a conlang. Not to mention the many, many songs in Esperanto. Greetings, Jörg.


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