Songs of Summer

An official survey of my fellow Peace Corps volunteers (no, really, I took an actual survey) has revealed that the following are our “songs of summer.”

Here is “Bon Bon,” by Kosovo’s own Era Istrefi:

I’ve heard the following song so many times, it plays on a near constant repeat in my head.

And finally, here’s “Bow Down”:

I wasn’t terribly familiar with Eastern European music videos before I moved to Kosovo. (And at age 35, I can’t say I’m all that familiar with current American music videos, either.) I’ve been kind of surprised by how scandalous some of them are … lots of scantily clad women and “thug” men … pretty similar to stuff you’d see in the U.S.

 

 

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