Hirut Bekele

Hirut Bekele

Side A

Track 1

Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Track 5*

Side B

Track 6

Track 7

Track 8

Track 9

Track 10

Track 11

Track 12

*Never heard a krar sound quite so much like its great-great-grandson the banjo.

Oh dang. Happy belated Halloween. Toward that end you’ll find magnificent vocalist Hirut Bekele flexing supernatural powers among a haunted organ. But this goes much deeper than cute accompaniment. There’s a stunning selection of compositions here. Spare but virtuosic orchestrations via krar and aforementioned organ create psychotropic room-filling sonics captured by the rough recording.

Another lovely recording gifted by our homie in Addis named Kidus, some of you may know him.

Extra credit: documentary about Hirut Bekele. Appreciate the stunning songs and rare footage despite your rusty Amharic.

13 responses to “Hirut Bekele”

  1. Anonymous says:

    beautiful lady. i love the b/w clips of her sporting an afro! and, yeah, i have no problem watching stuff in a foreign language. it really freaks some people out — OMG what are the SAYING?!?!?! But its usually totally obvious from the context, anyway…

  2. Anonymous says:

    wow i think this is one of the most beautiful things ive heard in a long while! thank you!!!

  3. riley says:

    thank you so much tha’ organ o god wut can we do so alive look at our netwrks and you gave us the files the beauty encod’d and digital: and o and o it’s no less real.

    very much gratitude

  4. Anonymous says:

    could someone please transliterate the title?

  5. Moon Ra says:

    This is really beautiful, thank you !

  6. We can use 3D glasses to see her getting out from the cover. I’ve never saw before such a great anaglyph in a tape.

  7. hogon says:

    wow ! this is, track A1 to B7 altogether, bloody amazing !

    somebody please transliterate the title & track names, PLEASE !

  8. Anonymous says:

    Thank you so much! The banjo instrument and the organ stand out so much on these

  9. Anonymous says:

    is this beautiful music for sale anywhere?

  10. RW says:

    Same question as the last question. Where can I purchase a recording of her music. I really love it!

  11. Girma says:

    Hirut Bekele , My all time signer ! I love her Melody .

  12. Henok says:

    It is the most favour of my song all the time. I love it– I love to hear this song over and over again– ever lasting- I have a lot of child hood memories on this song

  13. me says:

    Can you tell me which one is the one for…
    Tamraleh yilalu tamraleh…
    Eski lemehonu birtukan neh menderin neh eski liyih…??

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