PSYsWorld.com Mail RSS Twitter Facebook
HomeOn Air Published September 22, 2012 06:03 PM EDT

BBC Radio Translates 'Gangnam Style'

BBC Radio 1 'Scott Mills Daily' translated the lyrics of 'Gangnam Style.'
COMMENTS PRINT


BBC Radio 1 'Scott Mills Daily' translated the lyrics of "Gangnam Style."

Like Us on Facebook

Instead of the fun and electronic rhythms of the actual song, they recited the translated English lyrics with classical music in the background, creating a very interesting mood.

'Scott Mills Daily' held an exclusive corner for this particular stint and they had translated everything except for 'oppa,' and the DJ read everything incredibly seriously, and the panel had a very hard time containing their laughter. 

This is obviously partly due to the popularity of the music video for "Gangnam Style" which had no difficulty in reaching every corner of the world. Psy was not meaning to have "Gangnam Style" be so popular around the world and had never aimed to go international with the song. However, many listeners who didn't speak English had no idea what the lyrics meant.

That day, Psy actually had an interview with DJ Scott Mills over the phone and Psy kept talking about how surprising it was that his song became so popular. 

After the phone call, Scott Mills continued to praise 'Gangnam Style,' saying, "It's a very appealing song and whatever country you go to, you can hear this song. I'm a big fan!"

 

comments PRINT

Latest Psy News

Psy To Speak At Upcoming Media Conference Alongside New York Times, Forbes CEOs
‘Gangnam Style’ Continues Viral Fervor Hitting New YouTube Milestone With 2.4 Billion Views
YG Entertainment Clarifies Rumors About Psy's September Return
Big Bang, Psy Tied For Most Number 1 Hits On Billboard's World Digital Songs Chart
YG Entertainment Releases Mysterious Teaser Image Ahead Of iKON Debut And Psy Comeback

Latest Kpop News

August's Hottest K-Pop Dance Practice Videos
InStyle Releases More Photos Of CL From Fierce September Photoshoot
Super Junior Discuss Upcoming Military Enlistments Of Siwon, Donghae And Eunhyuk During Recent Concert In Japan
MBC Gives K-Pop Fans The Chance To Experience Hallyu In Person With Korean Wave Theme Park
Jung So Min And Kim Young Kwang Are A Daring Couple In Ceci

COMMENTS

Twitter
Facebook
Real Time Analytics