Dave Grohl’s 2021 “Hanukkah Sessions” continued on the fifth night of the eight-day vacation, with the release of a cover of Amy Winehouse’s “Take the Box”, sung by Grohl’s 15-year-old daughter Violet. .
“Despite the mention in this song of a ‘Moschino bra you bought me last Christmas’, it is common knowledge that the incredible woman behind the song was actually Jewish. Gone far too soon,” reads -on in the YouTube caption of the video. Winehouse’s great-great-grandfather immigrated to the UK from Belarus in 1890, and the one-day powerful singer grew up attending a Hebrew school in London.
You can watch the “Hanukkah Sessions” video below.
In the clip, Grohl keeps time behind the drums as producer Greg Kurstin accompanies Violet, whose own voice strangely resembles Winehouse, on the piano. A pair of backing singers mimic the same arrangement as the original 2003 track, which appeared on Winehouse’s debut album, Franc.
Grohl and her daughter have collaborated together before, Violet joining her father on stage to sing. “My kids inspire me and it’s that love, that then when I go on the road, it makes me want to play music even more,” Grohl told the Today show recently.
“Take the Box” is the latest in Grohl’s series of covers originally recorded by Jewish artists, which has so far included Van Halen’s “Jump”, Lisa Loeb’s “Stay (I Missed You). “,” Blitzkrieg Bop “from the Ramones” and “Copacabana” by Barry Manilow.
Last year’s “Hanukkah Sessions” featured a wide range of performers, including covers from the Beastie Boys, Mountain, Bob Dylan, the Knack, the Velvet Underground, Rapper Drake, UK band The New Wave Elastica and performance artist Peaches.
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