Local artiste Boboy has had a couple of hit records like Pak Mamat Ada Kebun (a Malay rendition of Old McDonald Had A Farm) and Mummy Minta Seringgit (Mummy, Can I Have A Dollar?) that entered the top five music chart in neighbouring Malaysian states.
Unfortunately, the tracks have been pirated and thought to be performed by a foreigner instead of the original vocalist, but this at least proves that Bruneian songs do have an international appeal and are sought after in other markets.
Thursday, April 21, 2005
Weird little news snippet about American original songs that are first nationalized, then pirated and finally praised for their international appeal: