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Baba Yetu

Feb. 19th, 2017 11:36 am
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Came across this song, and had been playing it in an endless loop.


Baba Yetu is actually a song from Videogame Civilization IV, but is now famous globally. It's a Swahili version of the song 'The Lord's Prayer', and is the first video game song to win a Grammys.
Have you guys heard this, or any of its renditions before ? I've seen another live rendition by Christopher Tin (original composer), with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. I thought this was more closer to the original, which was sung by Ron Ragin.

Date: 2017-02-19 12:02 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ahavah
That's beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing. I've always really loved when I hear the Lord's Prayer put to song. I was very moved the first time I ever heard it (in English).

Date: 2017-02-21 06:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sayuri2023.livejournal.com
Its a beautiful song :)

Date: 2017-02-19 09:00 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kurikuribebi
Ah hah! Someone else got caught in Baba Yetu! I also used to be obsessed with that first video! It's gorgeous.

Date: 2017-02-21 06:30 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sayuri2023.livejournal.com
I agree, its a beautiful video <3 The lead soloist is quite amazing too ;)

Date: 2017-02-20 06:52 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bruce-xx-wayne.livejournal.com
I spent a weekend playing Civ, so I definitely know this one lol

Date: 2017-02-21 06:35 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sayuri2023.livejournal.com
Is it a good game? How are the visuals? Do you recommend?

Date: 2017-02-21 07:29 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] bruce-xx-wayne.livejournal.com
Very fun. Somewhat steep learning curve. Visuals are okay, but secondary to the gameplay.

Date: 2017-03-05 11:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sayuri2023.livejournal.com
I will try :)

Date: 2017-03-03 08:03 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] alter-ego-6.livejournal.com

I love this song :)

Date: 2017-03-05 11:01 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sayuri2023.livejournal.com
It is truly beautiful :)

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