Nana Mouskouri’s music always brings out the wannabe-European in me. What a unique and beautiful voice – one that should be heard more often here in the states. Here’s a taste …
The world’s first music video? In this charming version of “Avant Toi” (see English lyrics here) Nana looks to be the picture of youthful innocence.
A delightful performance of Bob Dylan’s “Farewell Angelina” in French.
Yes, yes, I know, the lyrics are vaguely … communistic, but“Je chante avec toi liberté” (see English lyrics here) is a slice of European culture that can be appreciated for its own sake.
The haunting “Aranjuez mon amour”.
Nana Mouskouri’s celestial voice and Schubert’s classic “Ave Maria” are a match made in heaven. This video supplies a perfect backdrop: the Catholic landscape of Rome and Venice.