Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

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Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by RCR » Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm

My wife and I will be getting married next month and I thought it would be a nice surprise to perform a short song in Khmer at the wedding. I was just looking for suggestions on a simple song I could learn and perform fairly easily. My khmer isn't that good but I am able to pull off most of the pronunciations fairly well. I am not a very good singer but I think the family and everyone else would really enjoy it. Anybody have any suggestions for a song? Prefer an older song that most of the old people at the wedding will be familiar with. Thanks very much!
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by davegorman » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:08 pm

Reversely what do you think of Khmers singing English songs, even if their spoken English is good?

Sentiment is nice but I think you’ll get stoned, laughed at or a >slow clap<.

Just joking. Jamie will be along soon.
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by fax » Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:53 pm

Why don't you sing that popular song urging a young woman not to divorce her husband because she will die alone and miserable? I forgot the title but you should sing that it's really popular.
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by Kammekor » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:02 pm

RCR wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:31 pm
My wife and I will be getting married next month and I thought it would be a nice surprise to perform a short song in Khmer at the wedding. I was just looking for suggestions on a simple song I could learn and perform fairly easily. My khmer isn't that good but I am able to pull off most of the pronunciations fairly well. I am not a very good singer but I think the family and everyone else would really enjoy it. Anybody have any suggestions for a song? Prefer an older song that most of the old people at the wedding will be familiar with. Thanks very much!
You could try taam-uy-taam, when you start it she can join you. The lyrics are fairly simple.
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by Kayve » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:18 pm

Don't forget the water buffalo
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by explorer » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm

davegorman wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:08 pm
Reversely what do you think of Khmers singing English songs, even if their spoken English is good?

Sentiment is nice but I think you’ll get stoned, laughed at or a >slow clap<.

Just joking. Jamie will be along soon.
People from other countries may laugh at you if you sing badly, but Cambodians will not make fun of you no matter how badly you sing. They will be happy that you tried.
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by prahocalypse now » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:17 pm

If you sing well, it will look like you have spent too much time in KTV joints.

Better to sing badly.
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by Brody » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:22 pm

explorer wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:09 pm
Cambodians will not make fun of you
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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by Username Taken » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:29 pm

Sing this one to your wife. I'm sure it will go down well.

... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...

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Re: Easy Khmer Song to Sing At Wedding

Post by Duncan » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:51 pm

Here's one they all know and will sing along with you.

They will be so pissed on rice wine and wont know the difference.
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Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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