Adriano Celentano - Prisencolinensinainciusol
This is an Italian video designed to sound like English

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Loren Whitaker : This is what lyrics sound like when I'm not paying attention to whats playing on the radio

RatioHatesTheGame : Weird Al needs to do a parody of this in gibberish Italian.

Samovar maker : I just love the dude's dancing

Chris Batten : It is a genuine tragedy that I cannot turn on closed captions for this.

markog1999 : So apparently the english language sounds to non-native speakers like a supa hot bass and drum line

C M : When your record label wants you to be more like an American pop star to appeal to more youth, but you're a smartass.

Rainbow Hyphen : Sounds like every song in The Sims.

TheOneCalledRobie : "Peas and corn and eggs and I choose all, Alright."

resistance is futile : For some context: This song was created by Adraino Celentano who is Italian, and (at the time) couldn't understand English. He's the one posing as a teacher in this video. He created this song as a demonstration of what English sounds like to non-English speakers. Sauce: Hello Internet #80

Adam Lemus : This is what American English sounds like to non speakers. From what I understand most Italians when this was released how no idea that the lyrics were pure gibberish

Doc Scrove : I didn't know Uncanny Valley applied to music as well, but I think I just experienced it.

Nick Powell : It sounds so natural to my ear even though I can't understand anything. So weird

Hello There : I feel like I just joined a cult or something...

Michael Sporzynski : I see so many people claiming this is gibberish. Not so! This is a song with a story. No, a message! Below are the lyrics I've painstakingly transcribed: ________ STUDENTS: You're the cool mate to say: "on freezing cold in ancient nights, shoes on" All right! TEACHER: When they're saying "the shoes", now I'll hold in the scene! Then the hauled Ray made it, get it? Called the bus, died. TRRRRRR! Chickens are behind me, get in the cold war, baby, Just say "Yeah!", Blue Joe, oh! When they're saying "the shoes", now I'll hold in the scene! Then the hauled Ray made it, get it? Called the bus, died. When this is said, well - thank you, a copy is seen You never tell them, now, that Jessica has been in this jam You didn't come out now, choose no wank for that soul Hope the hobo's just getting a lot of coke in no time All the dippers just damned, wipe the shoes and go my man Human cost due to math called the rain to girls Hope something! STUDENTS: Aye aye, smile Thursday, And you're so going beer-sore. Ice! You're the cold, mean sailor, Pleasing all with nice shoes on, All right! STUDENT: Aye aye, smilin' strangely, And it goes forth to Ibiza, Ice! STUDENTS: He's been calling us in nice shoes on, All right! TEACHER: Well I don't see'em going slipping out and giving me scenes, A lad with just enough of a dumb ho had a good thang, Let THIS go! We can see 'em in the sand, Let the shoes all come upend This is two horny cats in love, All fall off the cart This thang. Ah hey guys, my charts slipped, Ain't a handsome going, bae. So... ice? You don't call it medicine One piece ain't gonna lace it, not too sore... ...alright? You know ice? You know I've bills, you gimme all the dough, It's beaver or drugs, and I pick me all! STUDENTS: Aye, ice! Spice! Sex ed! And we got some dough and pizza! Ice! You can go make sin while We sing "go" and ace night school, so - alright! You do ace! You know I've bills, you kick all in me dough There's beaver, a bachelor I'll bring me home ________ So basically, this is a song about a teacher who's trying to teach his students to avoid drinking and sex by telling cautionary tales. But they call him out on being a womanizer and a drug dealer who sells ice to students. He shrugs and says "yeah, you caught me". They're all "doesn't bother us as long as we pass your class". So, as you can see, it's a very sad story. Remember, kids, don't do drugs.

Houston Paul : Pretty spot on for a sung American accent.

Sephrinx : Am I having a stroke right now?

Sarah Prewara : i learnd english from this. now all i eat is peas corn and eggs and i choose all

troy bradshaw : if i'd had a teacher this rad, i'd have busted out my harmonica too

L'Carpetron Dookmariot : the song's name sounds like a medication.

𓊈 𝐀𝐬𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐥 𓊉 : Those hips don't lie

Tom Flynn : An Italian girl once told me "English is beautiful, it sounds like a mix of French and German". I kinda agree now!

IP Freelee : were drugs that much better back then or were there just more drugs?

Absolute Muppet : How did I get there and why am I hitting the repeat button.

Bill B : This is basically the greatest YouTube video of all time.

deadvodka : What a weird opening to a porn movie...

justanothernerd : THIS IS PISSING ME OFF I FEEL LIKE I SHOULD UNDERSTAND THIS BUT I KNOW I CAN'T

David Banchich : As a native English-speaker, this is what Dutch sounds like to me.

Voievod : Hello Internet represent.

anafbmad : this is messing with my brain,it sounds exactly like english but I can't understand anything

all months fest : this is proto rap in a no existent language , this is the italian powerfull artistic 60s geniality

Jon Dryden : Fargo Season 3, Episode 1 brought me here and my life is much better because of this. Yay Internets!

Santos Fuentes : Any Tims here from Hello Internet?

Brendan Van Voris : I didn't know Beck had a new album

jaedaens : [teacher] Present coordinate and aight choose-o [students] You're the coal main, Salem Present coordinate and aight choose-o, alright! [teacher] We done sayin the shoes now, ol' Billy sayin That a whole rate maybe; get your color Bosch diet. Brrrrrrrrrrrrr - Chickens 'n might be heated cold Baby just stay, yeah blue show, ho! We done sayin the shoes now, ol' Billy sayin That a whole rate maybe; get your color Bosch diet. Why don't you say like you a cuppy scene? You never charm another Jessica or believe in a sham. You done comin' out juice, alright But I'm sure hobble-hobble, Just gettin' lot of Propranolol, fine. All we did was just stand Light the shoes, you cuppa man You can cuss to the match, caught, To raid guilds. Always Something. [students] Ay-ay sly slyvan And we also go with bees all Eyes You're the coal main, Salem Present coordinate and aight choose-o, alright! ay eyes my sentient And we also go with basil Eyes Present coordinate and aight choose-o, alright! [teacher] What else you gon' sleepin', And you keepin' to see it? Til I am a choosin' up A tough hoe One good tang, Well, I pray it so. We've been seein' In the sand Well, let me shoes Will come up band Well, there's too many cars And not a full one named Clyde has tail My eyes, my chancellor They also go and feels up Eyes You done call and made a say, what? Present coordinate and aight choose-o, alright? You, yes, and on bills You can got 'em in dough Let's build it up, last And I'm bleedin', yo [students] ay ay sly slyvan And we also go with bees all Eyes You're the coal main, Salem Present coordinate and aight choose-o, alright? [teacher] You, yes, and on bills You can got 'em in dough Let's build it up, last And I'm bleedin', yo

Tony Draws : I feel like I talk like this when I'm sufficiently drunk "Prison cold and its end chooser, all right"

Michael Adler : That's word wang!

Arwen Cantonwine : When foreign language classes start adding new words and you have no idea wtf they are talking about except for like 3 words

firstjesse : Am I the only in that thinks that is pure genius?

Baker : The new season of Fargo brought me here. I love this song and the scene it was played in.

xentoip : 'Prisencolinensinainciusol' sounds like some sort of Italian luncheon meat...

Pure Banter : This sounds English, but it's not. It's making me crazy...

keda : I came here because a guy on reddit linked this

taxicab1365 : Rush sent me. It took some doing to get here. I have been trying to learn Spanish for years, and this is what Spanish should like to me!! Love this!!!

Cece Poulter : Idk why I can't stop watching this

D Eason : The love child of Henry Winkler and Robert Palmer.

Haley K. : This song was designed to sound like English to Italin audiences but its actually just gibberish

Night_Wolves : who else kinda likes the song...

SJ NM : The beat's great for doing push-ups to.

Ryan Price : Videos like this make it a lot easier to see how English is a Germanic language, if English is your first language. If I didn't know this was fake English I would have thought it was just some other Germanic language sung by some dude with an American accent. I guess what I am trying to say is that what foreigners think English sounds like is so close to how I think German or dutch, or Norwegian sounds like (obviously ignoring accents).