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Weekly Music Video

Today's video is Ahsangsan by Tibetan Chinese singer Kelsang Metok. From what I can gather I think she is ethnically Tibetan but from China. According to Wikipedia she combines traditional Tibetan singing with Chinese, Indian and Western pop. If anyone reading this knows more about her, please let me know. :)

I'd never heard Tibetan music before and it's interesting to hear something new. This song sounds very different to Western music. I came across both Kelsang and Chinese singer Sa Dingding on Pintrest and looked them up on YouTube. I listened to their songs as part of my 1000 Songs challenge. I may do a post on Sa Dingding in the future.




 



For more on Kelsang you can visit this site, which has a bit of info about her:
 http://blog.foolsmountain.com/2009/08/12/tibetan-chinese-singer-kelsang-metok-%E6%A0%BC%E6%A1%91%E6%A2%85%E6%9C%B5-falling-in-love-with-jiuzhaigou/


And her Facebook fanpage: FB page


Also you can visit this link if you'd like to read more about Tibetan music: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Tibet

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