Eleven years in the past, Google Translate was created to interrupt down language obstacles. Since then, it has enabled billions of individuals and companies everywhere in the world to speak, join and perceive one another in new methods.

And we’re nonetheless re-imagining how it may be used—most lately, with music. The music business in Sweden is without doubt one of the world’s most profitable exporters of hit music in English—with artists such Abba, The Cardigans and Avicii originating from the nation. But there are nonetheless many gifted Swedish artists who might not get the popularity or success they deserve aside from in a small nation up within the north.

This sparked an concept: may it’s potential to make use of Google Translate with the only objective of breaking a Swedish band internationally?

Today, we’re presenting Translate Tour, through which up and coming Swedish indie pop group Vita Bergen might be utilizing Google Translate to carry out their new single “Tänd Ljusen” in three completely different languages—English, Spanish and French—on the streets of three completely different European cities. In simply a few days, the band will set off to London, Paris and Madrid to sing their regionally tailored songs in entrance of the eyes of the general public—with the intention of spreading Swedish music tradition and alluring folks everywhere in the world to tune into the band’s cross-European indie pop music.

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William Hellström from Vita Bergen might be performing his music in English, Spanish and French.

Last 12 months Google Translate switched from phrase-based translation to Google Neural Machine Translation, which implies that the device now interprets entire sentences at a time, somewhat than simply piece by piece. It makes use of this broader context to figure out probably the most related translation, which it then rearranges and adjusts to be extra like a human talking with correct grammar.

Using this up to date model of Google Translate, the English, Spanish and French translations of the music have been near flawless. The translations may also proceed to enhance, because the system learns from the extra folks utilizing it.

Tune in to Vita Bergen’s launch occasion, stay streamed on YouTube at the moment at 5:00 p.m. CEST, or take heed to the songs in Swedish (“Tänd Ljusen”), English (“Light the Lights”), Spanish (“Enciende las Luces”) and French (“Allumez les Lumières”).

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