An Important Message From Lou Bega Re: The Situation In Ukraine

02/24/2014 2:50 PM |

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There have been a lot of jarring updates pouring out of Ukraine as of late, but curiously, the international community hadn’t received any word from Lou Bega. No more!

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Earlier this afternoon, the “Mambo No. 5″ singer—last in the news for being mistaken for dead following the death of other noted music-making Lou, Lou Reed—posted the following update on his Facebook page:

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  • Screenshot via Lou Bega/Facebook

In fairness, this wasn’t totally without context—it was accompanied by a link to a video for his song “Bachata,” which was recorded with a Ukranian girl group called Alibi (“It was the first single from his third album Lounatic [...] The song is about dancing bachata on a party and the erotic effect of this dance,” notes Wikipedia). Anyway, his sympathies are appreciated and noted. A “loose loose situation” indeed.

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