Music Monday-Christmas Edition 

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving this year! I am sure the feast of turkey, stuffing, mash potatoes, and much more was delightful. Unfortunately, my dinner consisted of munching on canned mackerel, but I was still thankful to be with family. With Thanksgiving behind us and with December fast approaching this can mean only…

Music Monday – O Oe Lo’u Uo Moni

This series has been dominated by covers of pop songs, but not today. This Monday you get a treat straight from Samoa. O Oe Lo’u Uo Moni is song rich with emotion. Love songs run the show here, so this as you can guess is about love. If you are having a rough start to…

Music Monday – Faithfully

Happy Monday Everyone! Music has always been a large part of my life. Some of my fondest memories are riding in the car with my mom singing at the top of our lungs to some cheesy 80’s song. My mom had a profound impact on my musical taste. She is responsible for Queen, Prince, INXS,…

Music Monday – Just an Illusion

Riding the bus, walking down the road, or shopping in Apia you can’t escape the music stylings of Julia Zahra. At this very moment my little brother is singing the song from memory as he prepares for school. In a twist of fate the young dutch singer’s song found its way to Samoa. No one…

Music Monday – Koko Samoa

Welcome to the Music Monday Series. Music is a large and wonderful part of Samoan culture. It astounds me daily how everyone around me seems to have the innate skill to sing beautifully. In this weekly post you will find original and covered music from the country of Samoa. Please take your time and enjoy!…