Ra Ra Rasputin: ’80s German disco lives on in Vietnam, with Boney M and Modern Talking still wildly popular

//Ra Ra Rasputin: ’80s German disco lives on in Vietnam, with Boney M and Modern Talking still wildly popular

Ra Ra Rasputin: ’80s German disco lives on in Vietnam, with Boney M and Modern Talking still wildly popular

“You’re going to make me cry, that’s awesome,” exclaims Boney M singer Liz Mitchell, blown away by a packed theatre of nearly 4,000 Vietnamese fans bellowing the lyrics of Rivers of Babylon back to her – like a choir lost in time.As Mitchell belts out the song’s opening lyrics, you can almost feel Hanoi’s National Convention Centre shaking. The middle-aged crowd is on their feet, stamping and clapping to this hit single of historic popularity in Vietnam.By Mitchell’s side, a backup singer bows…

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