Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Eva The Unknown Angel or Listening Is Love

Eva The Unknown Angel or Listening Is Love

by John Manuel Kennedy  on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 1:22pm

Su nombre era Eva Marie Cassidy, tal vez nunca sería tan popular como Winehouse lo era o Jlo lo es ahora. Pero sí ha llegado a ser reconocida, sobre todo para los conocedores de lo que es calidad y originalidad. Yo no he llegado a sentir la música de manera tan especial como cuando Eva la interpreta (la escucho en días come éste en que se me apagas la luz del día); por ejemplo:

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" for me the best version of this song ever, she magically change the energy and the way this melody is felt.

Just a Home Video but She was so shy, did not wanted to be famous
Many producers were interested in other type of music but they wanted her very special voice, and so they were driving her towards other musical direction offering her great attractive contracts with succulent economical rewards; however, she never would change her style for anything in this world, and that style was Jazz/Blues and folk music, that mellow and soft way to tune in harmony everything that she was able to sing for us.

She does completely cool me off, for instance "Danny boy", that old folk Irish song, I must have listened thousand of times by  different interpreters, no kidding my father used to sing it as well. What a simple but difficult song to sing, holy crap it is all vocals and if you make a tiny little mistake, it becomes so obvious that you may want just stop right there. Nevertheless Eva sang it in the most sublime perfection and many people thought after they heard her that she was an incarnated angel because the sweet and unique tone of her voice.

Therefore the most sacred and famous tunes became completely anew and almost unheard, by just listening her the unknown was experienced somehow with a special atmosphere altogether and so every song she sang took an entirely  new dimension.  Thanks Eva you came from paradise and now you live there forever.

Copy and paste the following URLs:

ABC's Nightline Program Eva Cassidy (aired nationally four times!) ► http://tinyurl.com/ydh3fy9
BBC Eva Cassidy Story [First Part] ► http://tinyurl.com/3lup23h
Eva's biography       ► http://tinyurl.com/3lxzvm6
Eva's discography   ► http://tinyurl.com/44n8v7o
Eva's Photos            http://tinyurl.com/369o53
Eva's Interviews      ► http://tinyurl.com/428l8l5
Eva's in Wikipedia  ► http://tinyurl.com/yrougz

Eva in Youtube [listening is love]

"Fields of Gold"            ► http://tinyurl.com/yjxdzxx    ◙ This is a timeless rendition ◙
◄ "Oh Danny Boy"           ► http://tinyurl.com/3vppcgl
◄ "Songbird"                    ► http://tinyurl.com/2n7nwx
"Autumn leaves"          ► http://tinyurl.com/yz6qsve
"Time After Time"       ► http://tinyurl.com/ralmso    ◙ This is sample how she changes everything ◙
"Cheek To Cheek "      ► http://tinyurl.com/3uszfof    ◙ Now this is real Jazz ◙
"Ain't no sunshine"     ► http://tinyurl.com/c3oaef     ◙ Now this is powerful Jazz-Blues ◙
◄ "Wade in the Water"   ► http://tinyurl.com/4xb38ay  ◙ Spiritual AfroAmerican Song, beautiful! ◙
"Imagine"                     ► http://tinyurl.com/65eq3a2  ◙ How well she sounds ◙
"Somewhere over the Rainbow" ►  http://tinyurl.com/3q8qe7h  ◙ Lord! she connects the lyrics ◙
◄ "What a Wonderful World"        ►   http://tinyurl.com/3fswgng  ◙ Marvelous!! ◙

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