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Album Review

Released in 1993, Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's second solo album, Facing Future, found a world-wide audience nearly a decade later thanks to its ukulele-led "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" medley appearing on several TV and film soundtracks. Co-produced with Jon de Mello, the follow-up to Ka 'Ano'i includes a combination of Hawaiian-language material, hapa haole tracks, and Jawaiian- (Island reggae) based songs, alongside a cover version of John Denver's "Take Me Home Country Roads." ~ Jon O'Brien, Rovi

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Super

Ich habe dieses Album schon einige Monate und jedes mal schwelge ich dahin !!!!
Da ich schon auf Hawaii war isses immer wieder ein Genuss bei der Musik wieder dort zu sein !!!!

Gibt nix schöneres um zu träumen!

Ich liebe diesen Kerl!
R.I.P. Brother IZ!

W O W

R I P BROTHER IZ WUNDERVOLLES ALBUM ZUM STRESSABBAU RESPEKT BYE BYE BRO😭😭😭😭

Biography

Born: 20 May 1959 in Honolulu, HI

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s

The most popular entertainer in Hawaii until his tragic death in 1997, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole formed the traditional Makaha Sons as a teenager in the mid-'70s, went out on his own in more of a contemporary style by the 1990s, and released four immensely popular recordings before passing away just after the release of 1996's N Dis Life. Born in the Honolulu suburb of Kaimuki, Kamakawiwo'ole later moved to nearby Makaha. In allegiance to his new home, Israel formed the Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau with brother...
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  • 8,99 €
  • Genres: World, Music, Hawaii, Rock
  • Released: 1993

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