Christmas Songs: Music from Nigeria/ the US – Tolu Akande

Tolu Akande is the 2nd child of Nigerian immigrants who made their way to Chicago, IL in hopes of securing a better lifestyle for themselves and their future children. Have a listen to his great christmas song “Wa,Ẹyin Olotọ”:

 

Music from Denmark – Sort Sol // Rock

Sort Sol (english: Black Sun) is a pioneer rock band from Copenhagen, formed in 1977. Listen to their amazing song “Let Your Fingers Do The Walking”:

This was a great music-suggestion from Truels, my favourite “music-suggestioneer” ;)

Music from the World – Band Aid // Pop

With their song “Do They Know It’s Christmas (2014)”, the project Band Aid 30 (formed the first time in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure for the fight against hunger in Ethiopia) started this proejct a fourth time for the fight against Ebola. The most popular musicians of Band Aid 30 are One Direction, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Sinéad O’Connor, Bono (U2), Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin), Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, Clean Bandit, Emeli Sandé, Rita Ora and Bastille.

Christmas songs: Music from Wales/the UK – Shakin’ Stevens

Shakin’ Stevens is a Welsh rock and roll singer. Here’s one of my favourite christmas songs: “Merry Chrsitmas Everyone“:

Merry Christmas to you and thanks for your visits, comments and suggestions! ;-)

Christmas Songs: Music from France – concentration musique de l’école Massé

Noel des enfants du Monde is a french christmas songs. Listen to this version of the school choir from Massé:

Christmas Songs: Music from Mexico – Coro y Orquesta Ecos en el Desierto

Coro y Orquesta Ecos en el Desierto are a mexican orchestra from Torreón. Listen to their great version of “Venid, fieles todos”:

Christmas Songs: Music from Brazil – Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66

Sergio Mendes is a brazilian composer, pianist and arangeur from Rio de Janeiro. He also formed up the group Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66. Listen to their song “The Christmas Song”: