Just last week I encountered a topic about a Korean boy band called BTS. I would not have reacted if I didn’t read somebody tweeting that she’s getting a “Milli Vanilli” vibes from the group and included that they hardly speak English.
Okay, first I have no idea who the group was. After searching them, I found out that I have no interest in the group’s songs. It’s not my cup of tea. But as I replied to the one who tweeted. Just because they can’t speak English doesn’t mean they can’t sing it.
I doubt that my favorite Norwegian duo knows how to speak the language at all. Just because they aren’t good in the language doesn’t mean they’re lip-synching. Singing is different from speaking. You can perfect it because of training.
These people who judge Milli Vanilli or any singers for lip-synching because they don’t know the language should hear Filipinos sing F4 (a
PS: I’m not saying that Milli Vanilli did not lip-sync. I just want to convey that a singer doesn’t have to be good in English to be able to sing the language nicely. Practice makes perfect.