Mockingjay – Hanging Tree

| August 26, 2010 | 13 Comments More

The fans of the Hunger Games series never cease to amaze me.  The Mockingjay has only been out three days and already it’s touched people in inexplicable ways.  In Part I, Katniss sings again – this time a song her father taught her when she was just seven years old.  The Hanging Tree is sad and confusing, but it’s perfect for what she’s experiencing as she faces a new life in the midst of rebellion.

Here’s a fantastic version created by alt323.

Let us know what you think.

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  1. Daisy says:

    It’s such an amazing work!!!!!:DDDD
    I’ve just finished Part I,and it’s so great to listen to the song immediately.
    Thanks a lot for sharing with us!;-)

  2. Erin says:

    amazing….thats just about how i pictured it….except i cant sing. lol great though!

  3. Maddy says:

    Wow! Great voice and it matches the description of the book. That rocked my socks! (I should put some of my Hunger Games compositions online sometime…)

  4. MyHungerGames says:

    Maddy – you should!! :)

  5. Sarah says:

    i like it but there is only one problem, the voice, you can tell its not a 17year old singing, but apart from that its great

  6. Sasha says:

    This was great you should sing the song Karniss sung to Rue and put it up.

  7. Myriam says:

    Oh my god! Your voice is amazing! I love it soooooo much! I had my own version but this is like so much better

  8. Ashly says:

    Thank you for this. I just couldn’t quite picture this song actually sung and this is absolutely beautiful.

  9. Ananas says:

    Beautiful! And so haunting, I loved it when she sang this in the book. Great job!

  10. PEETA! says:

    i love this song but it’s super creepy

  11. Zarah says:

    I love the Hunger Games SO much i have read the whole trilogy 4 times! I am surprised how Suzanne Collins made this AMAZING trilogy! I can’t believe i found the BEST book EVER in Kmart’s library! Thank you SO much for creating the Hunger Games! I love the Hunger Games! Your BIGGEST fan ever, Zarah.

  12. Zarah says:

    That is an amazing song. Beautiful voice, Katniss! That books are amazing :D!

    cool books 😀

  13. Katniss773 says:

    I have listened to at least 7 different The Hanging Tree songs but this one is the best and most eerie.

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