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For 68 years, the United Nations has been dedicated to world peace and the betterment of humanity. Over 100 countries are part of the U.N. and to celebrate the organization’s achievements, this Thursday, Oct. 24, is United Nations Day.

In honor of the holiday, The Spec has created a mix of musicians and bands outside the United States.

Below, listen to The Spec editors’ mix of our foreign friends across the globe…

ALEXIS’ PICKS:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvaC-8FbtYg?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Rhye | Song: Open
Comprised of Canadian singer Mike Milosh and Danish instrumentalist Robin Hannibal.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huIh87HXpkQ?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Woodkid | Song: I Love You
French singer-songwriter and music video producer Yoann Lemoine performs under the stage name Woodkid.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKTAXkpGceQ?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: The Boxer Rebellion | Song: Diamonds
The band formed in London and has members from Australia, England and the United States.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mTRvJ9fugM?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Chvrches | Song: The Mother We Share
A trio of Scottish musicians.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEnBrQYHJ8g?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Postiljonen | Song: On The Run
Can’t do an foreign artist mix and not include some Swedes.


DEE’S PICKS:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqg702HcnBs?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: Omar Souleyman | Song: Wenu Wenu
He’s Syrian! I really wanted to include the song I heard on “All Songs Considered,” but I failed to find a video for it on YouTube. Sad face. 

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CW6-uvwoJM?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: James Vincent McMorrow | Song: Cavalier
He’s Irish!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQf3A2ohX7c?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: King Krule | Song: Neptune Estate
He’s British!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boxZBpvgtwg?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: King Charles | Song: Time of Eternity
He’s English!

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4D2qcbu26gs?hl=en"><img src="http://thespecblog.com/wp-content/plugins/images/play-tub.png" alt="Play" style="border:0px;" /></a>Artist: The Stone Roses | Song: I Wanna Be Adored
They’re English!

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