Best: Hayley Sings Japanese Songs

Best: Hayley Sings Japanese Songs

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by Hayley Westenra
     
 

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Having already established herself as a gifted interpreter of classical, pop, and Celtic songs, the New Zealand-born singer Haley Westenra expanded her musical horizons with this 2008 collection. Haley Sings Japanese Songs features Westenra interpreting 12 classic Japanese tunes, some translated into English but most performed in their original tongue. The

Overview

Having already established herself as a gifted interpreter of classical, pop, and Celtic songs, the New Zealand-born singer Haley Westenra expanded her musical horizons with this 2008 collection. Haley Sings Japanese Songs features Westenra interpreting 12 classic Japanese tunes, some translated into English but most performed in their original tongue. The album also includes a duet between Westenra and the late pop star Minako Honda on the popular hymn "Amazing Grace," sung in both English and Japanese. The album was a major commercial success in Japan.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/04/2008
Label:
Universal Japan
UPC:
4988005519870
catalogNumber:
9058

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Hayley Westenra   Primary Artist,Vocals
Jason Silver   Piano,Hammond Organ
Ian Tilley   Piano,Keyboards
Laurie Jenkins   Percussion,Drums
Jenny Sacha   Violin
Matt Round   Electric Bass,Double Bass
Bryony James   Cello
Kerenza Peacock   Violin
Natalia Gomes   Viola

Technical Credits

John Langley   Arranger
Steven Abbott   Arranger,Producer
Steve Lowe   Engineer
Ian Tilley   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
Hayley Westenra   Arranger,Composer
Suzie Kim   Composer
Mark Cavell   Executive Producer

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