Sai Gon Dep LamDumbo Poreotics
VNTWT teams up with Dumbo of Poreotics to put a modern day twist on an old Vietnamese standard ‘Sài Gòn Dep Lam’, ‘Beautiful Sai Gon’.
When Dumbo approached us for this collaboration we wanted to do something very different. First printed around 1965, the song, ‘Beautiful Saigon’, gained popularity for being catchy and optimistic. During the 70′s and 80′s, while the name “Saigon” became unofficially limited, the popularity of the song still maintained a large audience thanks to its lightness unrelated to politics or concurrent social movement. Saigon Dep Lam has been covered many times to date, old and new-fashioned. We hope that this piece might become a classic in its own right.