Monthly Archives: January 2013
I’ve just discovered Ray LaMontagne and he sounds great! I was looking for covers sang by Brandi Carlile and there I found Burn: and the cover by Brandi Carlile: Can’t decide which one sounds better
It was almost a serendipity discovering Brandi Carlile. It was during a holiday with my kids when the only dvd we had was Tangled. After a while, the kids learned it by heart, but still wanted to see it again … Continue reading
This is a traditional folk song from Macedonia region in SE Europe. One of the best* version of this song is by Romanian band Phoenix: * I said “one of the best” and not “the best”, because I’m sure that … Continue reading
Original song is in Yiddish language and it originated in Russia. It means sound of balalaika. Balalaika is a russian triangular stringed musical instrument. Here’s the best version of it (with lyrics): And here’s another good version from an interesting … Continue reading
This is a wonderful song from the Tales from the Thousand Lakes album, 1993. Lyrics are inspired from the Finnish national epic, Kalevala.
I searched for better versions, but clearly nobody can do better than Elvis on Suspicious Minds. It’s like this song is just made for him. Found some interesting performances though: Wonderful voice of Croatian singer Severina Just a matter of … Continue reading
I think that I listened to this song when I was a child – I do not remember, but it somehow got stocked in my mind… And some 25 years later it hit me. Didn’t know the exact lyrics, all … Continue reading