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Marcus O'Dair's songs in gobbledygook

Music journalist Marcus O'Dair brings in a selection of tunes that mean absolutely nothing, lyrically speaking, of course. Featuring tracks in the made-up language of Kobaïan, created by French prog-rockers Magma; and the gob-smacking, mouth aerobics of Norwegian artist Sidsel Endresen.

1 hour

Music Played

  • The Groundhogs

    Sins Of The Fathers

    • Talking Elephant.
  • Nat Birchall

    Sacred Dimension

    • Gondwana Records.
  • Alice Coltrane

    Journey In Satchidanan

  • Marcus O’Dair’s Songs in Gobbledeegook

    • Magma

      Kobaia Is De Hundin

    • Cocteau Twins


    • Sidsel Endresen


    • Sun City Girls

      Ben's Radio

    • Mr. Bungle

      Ma Meeshka Mow Skwoz

  • Stereolab

    Chemical Chords

    • 4AD.
  • Mahavishnu Orchestra

    You Know You Know

    • Sony.