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Girl from Helsinki

Tall and blonde and young and lovely.
The girl from Helsinki goes walking.
And when she passes, each one she passes goes: ah!

The girl from Helsinki, I watch her so sadly.
I would give her my heart, so, so, so, so gladly.
She looks straight ahead, straight ahead, not at me.
The girl from Helsinki, I watch her so gladly, sadly.

When she walks she's like a tango.
That swing so cool and sways so sadly.
Then when she passes, each one that she passes go: oh-la-la - ooh!

© M09 with inspiration and elements from "Girl from Ipanema" by Astrid Gilberto and Stan Gets
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Uploaded: Jul 27, 2009 - 02:06:32 PM
Last Updated: Jul 27, 2009 - 02:06:32 PM Last Played: Aug 04, 2019 - 03:57:55 AM
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lengold said 3676 days ago (July 27th, 2009)
Wonderful take on one
of my favourite songs. A brilliant idea.
Love the reversed bits and pieces that fit so well. Instrumentation throughout is inspired. Are they vocal samples in the background? You have managed to definitely make them your own if they are.
Another treasured download for me. Thanks.

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mikkinylund said 3676 days ago (July 27th, 2009)
Well, my idea was not to re-do what is also in my chapter one of the best songs ever, it just happened to become a huge influence, first musically, then lyrically as I moved along. It would first of all be difficult, if not impossible to touch the original, although many have tried successfully, they've also most of the times chosen to stay true to the original. This is more of a road movie, a Finnish road movie in the color of the Finnish Director Aki Kaurismäki, whom also played a significant part in the making of this song. I wish I knew how to shoot movies!
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Feter said 3676 days ago (July 27th, 2009)
Girl from Helsinki
Man ...this is terrific ..you never dry from
good good unique ideas for songs ...just so
creative ...who s singing with you ? ...
top notch production and all ...kudos ...thnx
alot for sharin !!!!
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Cori Ander said 3675 days ago (July 28th, 2009)

A really creative one again. Humorous and maybe serious, made with an such artistic distance that you can't tell if it is meant to be fun for serious, which spurs imagination.
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bud said 3674 days ago (July 28th, 2009)
I love the genre Pop (Alternative)
how about wildly inventive gorgeously alternative?
Great track Mikki. Were you ever into the work Kevin Ayers did after Soft Machine?
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tmcfate said 3662 days ago (August 10th, 2009)
great take.
great take.
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