Sound Of Plaid Archive: Meaningless Music

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Sound of Plaid logoThe Sound Of Plaid episode 2014.05.26:  Meaningless Music

For this show we take Talking Heads' advice and Stop Making Sense with two hours of Meaningless Music!  Senseless songs with lyrics ranging from made-up languages (Simlish, Cocteau Twins) to outright nonsense (Shooby Taylor, Mike Patton) -- songs that sound like they mean something, but don't.

Our playlist owes partial thanks to two Wikipedia lists: Songs With Nonsense Lyrics and the awesomely-named Non-Lexical Vocables In Music.

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Band: Song:
Soul Funk Ungst Func Slag Collision
Adriano Celentano Prisencolinensiainciusol
The Band Chest Fever
Magma Hortz Fur Dëhn Stekëhn West
Typical Nirvana Fan Smells Like Teen Spirit
Shooby Taylor You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You
Mike Patton Porno Holocost
The Kipper Kids Bim Bam Boom
Frank Barber Mah Nah Mah nah
Urban Trad Sanomi
Ishtar O Julissi
Swedish mock movie trailer Planet Terror
Nitin Sawhney The Conference
Katy Perry Hot n Cold in Simlish
Black Eyed Peas Shut Up in Simlish
Lily Allen Smile in Simlish
The Mighty Boosh Crimps Part 1
Blaine L. Reininger Glossolalia
The Mighty Boosh Crimps Part 2
El Muda Macarron Chacarron
Gigi D'agostino Bla Bla Bla
Cocteau Twins Ivo
Eduard Khil (Mr. Trololo) I Am Glad, 'Cause I'm Finally Returning Back Home (Trololo)
The Go! Team Titanic Vandalism
The Go! Team My World
The Go! Team Grip Like a Vice (Burnt Clay remix)
Duplo Remote Cusp
General Electrics Central Park

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