Yesterday, my friend Rianne H asked me for some good danish songs (capturing the Danish spirit as it were) for her choir. It turned into a journey into a shared past (kuch kuch) on youtube. It really made me happy to hear these songs again. Even though I haven’t heard them for twenty years or so and they’re absent from my dutch environment, I know a lot of the lyrics still! Just goes to show that what you’ve been a part of as a child, lingers. And also it shows how you can’t assimilate a 100% in your new country.

Here’s a few of the songs: