Mystery Language with EMA

Cover Me Around the World

120 minsFirst aired 10 Jul 2017
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Does “Mask Off” sound the same in Igbo? How about “Walk the Line” in German? Find out as EMA presents international covers through the ages.


Listen closely and you can hear the bass line from Queen’s “Under Pressure”…


Listen carefully and you can hear the iconic guitar riff from Queen’s “Under Pressure” in the background…


EMA’s cover of “Kiss Off” isn’t online but a pretty decent consolation prize is her rendition of “Add It Up” from the same tour, around her 2011 debut LP Past Life Martyred Saints.


Kraftwerk had a thing for singing in foreign languages: “Pocket Calculator,” off of 1981’s Computer World, can be found in English, German, French, Italian and Japanese!

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