Foreign Language Songs Les Chansons Dans D'Autres Langues

While it may seem like a fairly obvious explanation, foreign language songs are those which feature lyrics sung in a language other than English,
or in addition to English. There have only been a handful of foreign language songs that have featured over the years, but they are all featured here.

Artist song year position Language
Agolo Angélique Kidjo 1994 99 Yorùbá
Links 2-3-4 Rammstein 2001 70 German
Ta Douleur Camille 2006 29 French
Gobbledigook Sigur Rós 2008 93 Icelandic
Det Snurrar I Min Skalle Familjen 2008 119 Swedish
We No Speak Americano Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP 2010 43 Neapolitan
Baguette? Tyler Touché 2012 188 French
Drinkee Sofi Tukker 2016 60 Portugese

There have also been a handful of songs that are sung in more than just one language. This list doesn't include songs that feature an occasional word in a foreign language, but rather those that feature multiple foreign words.

Artist song year position Languages
World Turning (Räwak Mix) Yothu Yindi 1993 41 English, Yolŋu
7 Seconds Youssou N'Dour & Neneh Cherry 1994 26 Wolof, French, English
Loser Beck 1994 45 English, Spanish
Miss Sarajevo Passengers 1995 23 English, Italian
Wombo Lombo Angélique Kidjo 1996 64 Fon, English
Come On Spring Antenna 1998 64 English, French
Sich Öffnen Not From There 1998 100 German, English
Amerika Rammstein 2004 46 German, English
Qué Onda Guero Beck 2005 75 English, Spanish
Unpredictable The Herd 2006 52 English, Cantonese, Czech, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish
Parlez Vous Francais? Art vs. Science 2009 2 French, English
I Belong To You (+Mon Cœur S'ouvre À Ta Voix) Muse 2009 181 English, French
I Fink U Freeky Die Antwoord 2012 133 English, Afrikaans
Reflektor Arcade Fire 2013 16 English, French

Comparatively, only a small amount of tracks featuring varying languages feature in the all-time countdowns.

Artist song year position Languages
Talking To A Stranger Hunters & Collectors 1989 8 English, French
Talking To A Stranger Hunters & Collectors 1990 32 English, French
Talking To A Stranger Hunters & Collectors 1991 45 English, French
Treaty Yothu Yindi 1991 83 English, Yolŋu


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