Upon her return, she got to work on the living road, an album. The album was shortlisted for the juno award for world music album of the year at the juno awards of 2004. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. She died in 2010 at the age of 37 from breast cancer. She included spanish language lessons in her high school studies. Lhasa con toda palabra live grand rex paris duration. The singer and songwriter appeared from nowhere in 1997 with an album that defied definition, capturing a latin world of her own imagination born of an itinerant childhood spent between mexico and the us.
Lhasa was born in big indian, new york, of a mexican father, language instructor alejandro alex sela, and an american mother, photographer and actress alexandra karam. She is a venerated quebecois artist because of her unique sound, her blend of tradition and heritage with something deeply personal, and the way she bridged quebecs language barriers. Lhasa takes her time crafting her music and this, her third album and first allenglishlanguage effort, comes six years after her second opus, the living road. Born in big indian, new york, she grew up in the united states and mexico, and moved to canada when she was twenty years old. Authorization is needed only for keeping your personal settings. Americanborn singersongwriter who was raised in mexico and the united states and divided her adult life between canada and france. As much as this album does not follow her first album to the letter this is quite more diverse in terms of musical forms, choice of instruments and the fact that it contains songs sung in three languages it is totally consistent with it. Her voice on that record came over like some ancient matriarch in a gabriel garcia marquez novel. Anywhere on this road drums, percussion, marimba, vibraphone, glockenspiel, bass francois lalonde guitar olivier langevin. The following songs are not currently available, but you can activate an alert in order to receive an email when they become available. She was born in big indian, ny, september 27, 1972 and died in montreal, january 1st, 2010.
Chords for lhasa con toda palabra live grand rex paris. Each title offers a version with and without choirs. The influences from other cultures are surely there, but lhasa isnt that easy to pigeonhole. In 1985 at age when her parents separated, lhasa, her mother and her sisters settled in san francisco where lhasa started singing in a greek cafe. She died on january 1, 2010 in montreal, quebec, canada. Lhasa was born on september 27, 1972 in big indian, new york, usa. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Once again, lhasa lends her velvety voice to impassioned songs about love and loss. According to lhasa, her hippie parents did not give her a name until the age of five months.392 322 54 1223 969 1291 1095 1493 1053 1144 565 879 1303 353 468 419 512 705 441 839 668 1264 1014 1325 312 70 1325 332 1267 1164 1114