My hope is that everyone who hears Susan Boyle sing says a silent prayer for her. The real blessing to hope for amidst all the media attention and popularity is the survival of her smile and the twinkle in her eyes.
Susan Boyle recording of Killing Me Softly and Cry Me A River unearthed by Telegraph.co.uk
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The 48-year-old recorded two songs ten years ago and distributed them to only a handful of her closest friends in the village of Blackburn, West Lothian, where she lives alone with her cat.
The recording, which was unearthed by Telegraph.co.uk, features two songs – an early version of the blues ballad Cry Me a River and Killing Me Softly with His Song, the track immortalized by Roberta Flack in 1973.