Freedom for Vietnam
Freedom for Vietnam! This song makes me cry, the lyrics, the emotions, the history of my motherland. We the Vietnamese are fighting for our freedom, for human rights. To be imprisoned for expressing yourself through music is just wrong. The country of Vietnam has endured so much, and it makes me so sad thinking about it. I am speechless.
Viet Khang’s music is so powerful and moving that it would be a crime (no pun intended) not to share it with all of you. It is unfortunate that not all of us can understand his music, as Viet Khang’s songs are performed in Vietnamese. Do not fret however, for Vietnamese American music producer Truc Ho feels your pain, and was gracious enough to alleviate this language barrier with English subtitles for his version of “Who Are You?”.
Truc Ho did a good job on this interpretation of Viet Khang’s song, assembling a group of musicians under his label to help him sing. Performing with Truc Ho is Dan Nguyen, Mai Thanh Son, Quoc Khanh, and Doan Phi. The artists performed the song passionately, enough to bring justice to Viet Khang’s music. Plus, it comes with English subtitles! So even if you are not a fluent speaker of Vietnamese, you too can understand the powerful message Viet Khang is aiming to deliver.
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