Le Monde Hearts Nicolae Guta

Do you speak French? I nearly laughed myself out of my seat on the plane last week to Bucharest when I read this: Epoustouflant chanteur tsigane de Roumanie, Nicolae Gutsa épate par sa virtuosité vocale lorsqu’il se lance dans une course folle d’onomatopées rythmiques, telle celle ouvrant cette réédition d’un album. In other words, Le…

Deconstructing Manele – Nu-i Carutza Ca Mertanu

I’ve been wanting to break down this song for a long time – it’s full of hilarious Gypsy slang and is a funny, silly song by Nicolae Guta. It has ALL the classic elements of a good Guta video: showing off money (wife slipping Euros in her pocket), total over the top brazenness (putting a…