How not to sing the Samoa Tula’i national anthem

An undated video of how a Fijian singer butchered the Samoan national anthem during an netball game between Samoa and Silver Ferns is going viral among the Samoan community.

The singer who was introduced as a music student did not know the lyrics, mispronounced many of the words and musically, he was flat.

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And when he insists to continue on, even the players couldn’t help themselves.

It was farce. 

One of the best lessons on how NOT to sing – or insult a nation – with their proud national anthem.

With so many Samoans living and studying in Fiji, perhaps next time just get one of them to sing the anthem.

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