Israel-Palestine Lorde Diaires

The Lorde Diaries

Yuval Ben Ami wanted to do a simple tribute album to Lorde- one of his favourite musicians. But in the Holy Land even pop covers are political. Tune in to Shtetl to find out about The Lorde Diaries; a musical pop journey in Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Yiddish and French.


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Music playlist on this episode of Shtetl Middle East:

Lederhosen Lucil (Shtetl theme song)
Mira Awad
The Technicalities
The Djamchid Sisters
Yuval Ben Ami
Rasha Nahas
Diane Gern
David Bowie & Freddie Mercury

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