A song that makes me daydream every time, it's a classic, Over The Rainbow, but with a twist, sung by the amazing Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, who unfortunately died before his time, in 1997, aged just 38.
He at one point weighed in at 350kg! His brother died of issues relating to his obesity also. While he was a man mountain, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole had the voice of an angel.
We'll be using this song in our wedding :), which is another reason it's On My Mind!
Plus it's one of my Mum's favourite songs (the original version :) ) and she's about to head into surgery (minor surgery, fingers crossed), playing this song while she's in surgery helps take my mind of feeling like a terrible daughter for having moved 1,300kms away from home! Get well soon Mum, good vibes on their way to you and the surgeon this very moment.
|Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - his version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow is amazing|