A new one, only out a few days.
And the song feels somewhat Russian, in a good way. I’m not the biggest fan of our music tradition, be it folk, classical or Soviet, but when it was good, it was great. The similarity is hardly intentional – more like an effect of neighboring cultural spaces, still it’s cool. The b&w video also makes me think of our WWII movies, where the best Soviet songs came from.
From last October actually, but I missed it that time around…
English translations of the lyrics (click on “#2”, I like that one a bit better)
UPD: while we’re at it, have the most recent promo video; oh yeah, and I didn’t lift the “catchy” warning yet!
…to the tune of war reports streaming from the Ukrainian Southeast – and whichever side you choose in that conflict (supposing you are brainwashed enough to ever choose sides in any war!), the truth is: innocents are dying, for no worthy reason – for someone like that, i.e. me, lately some songs have taken on a new, personal meaning.
So this new song by the amazing Haloo Helsinki says what I want to say. Better than I ever could.
The song is in Finnish, but for those who don’t understand it, if you click here and then check out “traductions: anglais” (which is “translations: English”, in French), you will get the gist of the lyrics (I suggest reading both versions).