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Baloise Session - Pop Superstars

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Nelly Furtado | Nek. Listen carefully and you will discover an amazing musical kinship: The melody and arrangement at the start of Nelly Furtado’s superhit «I’m Like A Bird» sounds strikingly like that of Nek's megahit «Laura non c’è». Neither have plagiarised the other, yet the similarities in their music make it impossible to avoid comparing the two prodigies: Furtado, the daughter of...

Nelly Furtado | Nek. Listen carefully and you will discover an amazing musical kinship: The melody and arrangement at the start of Nelly Furtado’s superhit «I’m Like A Bird» sounds strikingly like that of Nek's megahit «Laura non c’è». Neither have plagiarised the other, yet the similarities in their music make it impossible to avoid comparing the two prodigies: Furtado, the daughter of immigrants who single-mindedly blazed a trail from the Canadian province of British Columbia to international fame. And Nek, the Italian charmer who is modernising Italo-pop with his creative versatility. Zeno van Essel www.baloisesession.ch (21.10.-9.11.)

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