I’ve never heard anything in America like Subcarpati. I am so glad that I was introduced to this band, and I got to see them when I was in Vama Veche last summer. They take inspiration and direction from traditional Romanian music and songs and create music that connects the younger generations to their culture, something I wish modern American music artists would do. Can you imagine a hip-hop Appalachian ballad? I could.tumblr_nrzdutnIaa1uqbmz5o6_540

I love this song so much. For example, this song featuring Georgiana Manaila, “M-a facut muma frumoasa”


Basically, the song is talking about how her mother made her so beautiful that she isn’t allowed to fetch water because she might get stolen.

Here’s another one that I really love :



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