Because of the momentous news this week, the Furkids feel a momentous song is in order and there is no more momentous a song than an opera aria. Well, actually it isn’t an aria from an opera, but it’s close-ish. It’s sung by the Three Tenors. (Weโ€™re working our way up to opera.)

O Sole Mio is one of the most beloved of the Three Tenors’ repertoire, not only by the audience but by the tenors themselves. It is worth watching the video all the way through just to see the by-play between the three of them as they work out whose turn it is to sing which part of the song!

The Three Tenors are Luciano Pavarotti, Plรกcido Domingo and Josรฉ Carreras. While they perform in the original Italian, the Furkids decided to translate most of the lyrics into English for you as they illustrated them. O Sole Mio has been sung in English many times but always with newly-minted lyrics, never with a direct translation. The Furkids decided that the latter is more fun.

The jukebox is full of Italian coins, as is fitting for a Neapolitan song, and ready to go! Just press play then scroll down and, in your best diva voice, sing along!

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  1. {{{Michelle}}} The Furkids are right. It’s more fun to do – and illustrate – a direct translation. And the Three Tenors are always fun because they’re having so much fun themselves. Healing Energy & moar {{{HUGS}}} & skritches all around as appropriate/needed.

    • That’s it, exactly! The Three Tenors radiate fun and joy!

      with loving hugs and joyfulness ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—Barbar๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—

      and scritches for โค๏ธCharlie๐Ÿ”…Cloud๐Ÿ”…Freddie๐Ÿ”…Bobbie๐Ÿ”…Rennieโค๏ธ

  2. I haven’t been able to open PZ articles on my phone this week, but the FurKids made it well worth dragging out the old laptop. What a delightful way to take a break from the 24/7 news cycle! Thank you. We needed this.

    • The Furkids are delighted you were able to see them! They’re sending you lots of Irish luck in the week ahead.


    • Ooooh, we love roses! Thank you!


  3. Wonderful, absolutely. What a delight to be able to see/hear this as I am coming out (I hope) of a long illness and out-of-it-ness. Thanks, Michelle. Good show!

    • Sending you loads of love and healing energy, Mina.

      ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿค—Mina, Allen and Kiki๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿค—

      The Furkids are very happy to hear their Aunty Mina is feeling better.

  4. Stunning and so lighthearted at the same time! Thank you, Michelle. You illustrated it charmingly.
    (Dixie and Rosemary)

  5. Thank you!

    ๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—Rosemary and Dixie๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—


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