We Will Rock You was originally released by Queen on their 1977 album News of the World. It is a powerful rock anthem about making your mark in the world and is very popular at sporting events all over the world. This version is sung in English and in Russian and the Children’s Choir
As today is Den’ Pobedy [Victory Day] in Russia and other former Soviet states we have an iconic Russian song from the war. Katyusha is a popular Russian folk song that was written in 1938 and was popular during World War II. It tells of a young girl, Katyusha, who is singing to
Den’ Rozhdeniya [Birthday] is a song by the children’s choir Velikan. It is about how birthdays are a magical day in a dreary year with guests, gifts, treats and parties, and how important that new number is to a child. This performance was at a concert organised by Detskoe Radio [Children’s Radio] on 26
Babushka [Grandmother),]also known as Zolotaya Svad’ba [Golden Wedding], is a song by the children’s choir Velikan. It is about a golden wedding anniversary celebration, where Grandmother and Grandfather are joined by 25 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren, Grandma sings and Grandpa dances. This performance was at a concert organised by Detskoe Radio [Children’s Radio] on 26
Robot Bronislav is the title track of the debut 2010 album Robot Bronislav. It is a bouncy children’s pop song about mother buying a toy robot that walks through the house day and night singing “Tubidu-bi-du Pa-Pa-Param”, giving Grandma a headache and causing mother to hide in the bathroom, so no chores get done.