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#BossMode Playlist: Global Jams For the Worldly Ninja

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Jamming out to tunes at work can sometimes be problematic when you actually need to concentrate on what you’re doing. I envy people who can listen to music and read at the same time (or rather listen to music and retain what they are reading). One of my favorite lifehacks for being able to get my chair dance on and read at the same time is listening to music in other languages.

So I present to you, dear ninjas: #BossMode: World Music Edition. Accompanied, as always, by GIFS for your enjoyment, as well as how to say “my hovercraft is full of eels” in each song’s language (because you never know when that phrase may come in handy).

Carmen by Stromae – Belgium

Carmen by Stromae - Belgium

Mon aéroglisseur est plein d’anguilles (French)
Mein Luftkissenfahrzeug ist voller Aale (German)
Mijn luchtkussenboot zit vol paling (Dutch)

(There are three official languages of Belgium, so it’s only fair to include them all.)

Somos Sur by Ana Tijoux – Chile (by way of France)

Somos Sur by Ana Tijoux - Chile (by way of France)

Mi aerodeslizador está lleno de anguilas

Babaraba by Kiwi – Mongolia

Babaraba by Kiwi - Mongolia

Миний хөвөгч онгоц могой загасаар дүүрсэн байна
(Minii khuvuguch ongots mogoi zaguasaar duursen bain)

MTBD by 2NE1 – South Korea

MTBD by 2NE1 - South Korea

내 호버크라프트는 장어로 가득 차 있어요
(Nae hoebuhkeurapeuteuneun changuhro kadeuk cha isseyo)

Fiesta by Bomba Estéreo – Columbia

Fiesta by Bomba Estéreo - Columbia

Mi aerodeslizador está lleno de anguilas

Artistiya by Amadou & Mariam – Mali

Artistiya by Amadou & Mariam - Mali

If anyone can say this phrase in Bambara share it with us in the comments!

Magalenha by Sergio Mendes – Brazil

Magalenha by Sergio Mendes - Brazil

Meu aerodeslizador está cheio de enguias

Safari Disco Club by YELLE – France

Safari Disco Club by YELLE - France

Mon aéroglisseur est plein d’anguilles

Mañana No by Centavrvs – Mexico

Mañana No by Centavrvs - MexicoMi aerodeslizador está lleno de anguilas

Tunak Tunak Tun by Daler Mehndi – India

 Tunak Tunak Tun by Daler Mehndi - India

ਮੇਰਾ ਹਵਰਕ੍ਰਾਫ਼ਤ ਨਾਂਗਾਂ ਨਾਲ਼ ਭਰਿਆ ਪਿਆ।
(Mērā havarakrāfata nāṅgāṁ nāḻa bhari’ā pi’ā.)

If you liked this playlist, make sure to check out our swagger boosting and 80’s tunes #BossMode playlists!

Ninjas, do you have a favorite artist from a far flung place? Share it with us in the comments!

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