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Yid Vid: Yael Naim Does Britney Spears

By Daniel Treiman

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The new issue of Heeb Magazine has a nice interview with Mac-made musical sensation Yael Naim.

From it I learned that the Israeli-born singer, best-known for her brilliant “New Soul,” does a live cover of Britney Spears’s “Toxic.” “I wanted to take something far from what I enjoy and make it mine,” Naim tells Heeb. “Britney Spears was far enough.”

Here’s Naim’s version:

By way of comparison, here’s the original by Britney.

Ben Fri. Jul 11, 2008

Britney vs. Yael. Who wins.

CS Goldstein Sat. Jul 19, 2008

She may be able to actually do Kurt Weill with some coaching.

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