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Lilifyre
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For something just a little different...

Post by Lilifyre » Fri Apr 22, 2011 7:12 am

I was just made aware of this version of Hallelujah. I believe the artist may be Israeli and this is done in either Ladino or Spanish, not sure which as they are both quite similar. Ladino is to Spanish what Yiddish is to German. It's quite lovely and give a new twist to very classic Leonard Cohen.

http://youtu.be/0K8M7QGUeo8

This link is a bit better. It doesn't cut off suddenly at the end like the first one does:

http://youtu.be/1OE05MxJLOo
Lili
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Re: For something just a little different...

Post by Mabeanie1 » Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:21 pm

Hi Lili

There is a discussion on Yasmin Levy and her version of Hallelujah here:

viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23080

This thread includes a link to an interview with Yasmin which you may find interesting. We discovered her music by accident at a festival earlier this year and were totally bowled over by her music and her charm.

Wendy
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