Thursday, 28 February 2013

Moldova 2013 - Sasha Bognibov - Сирота/ Orphan

We feared we'd have to do without an entry from our favourite Moldovan singing gentleman this year, as the new selection system that TVM had brought in this year had made it difficult to track down the tunes that didn't make it to the televised stages.

Bit with a bit of digging we managed to find this little beauty - and we can't for the life of us imagine why they didn't pick it for one of the semi-finals, as this is possibly his most mature and gentle work yet.

Plaintive piano work tinkles around his vulnerable high pitched voice before building to a massive crunch for the last few years. I'd feel robbed if I was Sasha, because this is possibly his most accessible song yet. Mind you, not speaking much Romanian we're not entirely sure what the words mean…

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1 comment:

  1. Mhm , excuse me ? He's not singing in Romanian , he is singing in Russian , I think so . . . LOL .
    And . . .wtf is this song ?