Although everyone from Rod Stewart to The Black Eyed Peas seems to put out Christmas albums, it’s pretty rare for anyone besides Adam Sandler to do something new and interesting with Hanukkah music.
I have to admit I wasn’t familiar with this song, but it’s really lovely.
You’ll recognize his famous Spanish-guitar vibe (which makes sense, since one of his collaborators is Sonia De Los Santos). Dan sings the first verse in Hebrew and then repeats it in English so everyone can understand, and enjoy, the song.
Download Dan Zanes’ version of Ner Li right here and check out Dan Zanes’ website for upcoming tour dates and other Zanes-related info.