The Maccabeats' new song "Candlelight" (sung to the tune of "Dynamite") is scorching the search box. Over the past several days, online lookups for "candlelight song" have surged over 200% and its views on YouTube and other online video sites continue to soar.
Below is the Maccabeats' version (and here's the original video from Taio Cruz):
The Maccabeats currently have the song of the moment, but it isn't the only hip new Hanukkah song to cause a stir. Matisyahu's new tune -- titled "Miracle" -- aims to, in his words, "get across some of the depth and spirituality inherent in the holiday in a fun, celebratory song." You can check it out here:
The LeeVees' song "Latke Clan" is a few years old, but it's definitely worth a listen or two. It's a fun, kid-friendly ditty that will burrow its way into your subconscious. Sample lyric: "Santa's cool, but Chanukah Harry's the man."
And, of course, there is still the classic "Chanukah Song." Originally performed by Adam Sandler, the song recently got a refresh courtesy of none other than Neil Diamond. Grab your yarmulke.
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