Coca~Cola aired a video of America the beautiful sang in multiple languages. This was during the highly anticipated Superbowl commercials of 2014.
The internet erupted in so much debate about whether the song should be performed strictly in English or in whatever language the person enjoying the song should feel comfortable with.
One of the biggest arguments about any war, has been “if it wasn’t the war, you’d be singing that song in a different language by now”.
Also, Are you okay with the idea that a song written in one language can be translated into multiple songs? Does a song lose it’s meaning in translation, especially when you are working in the rhyming styles native to the language(s) involved?
Is it racist to find it offensive to change the language for an American sport major aired commercial?