A MATTER OF HABIT written by the Israeli author Alona Kimhi and musician Izhar Ashdot. Lyrics based on the official translation by Udi Henis. The army radio station Galatz cancelled a live performance of the song in 2012, later stating that “we should avoid celebrating a song that demonizes our soldiers.”
Stream/buy/download "A Matter of Habit" here: http://moddi.lnk.to/a-matter-of-habit.
Listen to the original song here: https://youtu.be/q-NRrB9pbKs.
"A Matter Of Habit" is taken from Moddi's forthcoming album 'Unsongs' – 12 banned songs from 12 countries – released Friday, September 16 via Propeller Recordings.
A MATTER OF HABIT
Recorded at Isitart, Propeller and Øra studios. Producer, engineer and musical director: Hasse Rosbach. Mixed by: Mike Hartung.
Written by Alona Kimhi and Izhar Ashdot. English lyrics written by Pål Moddi Knutsen and Maren Skolem, based on the official translation by Udi Henis. String arrangements by Hasse Rosbach. Prepared for Trondheimsolistene by K.A.V.
PERFORMED BY: Pål Moddi Knutsen: Guitar, accordion, vocal. Hasse Rosbach: Bass guitar, electric guitar, percussion. Peder Kjeldsby: Drums, percussion. [ ... ]: Piano. Strings performed by Trondheimsolistene.