The video of Sister Cristina Scuccia singing Madonna’s 1984 pop classic “Like A Virgin” has gone viral.
The music video which was released on Monday has already reached more than 1 million views as of this writing.
Sister Cristina Scuccia is the singing nun who won Italy’s version of “The Voice.”
In an interview with a Catholic newspaper Avvenire, the nun said she has no intention “to provoke or shock.”
“If you read the lyrics… you discover that it is a song about the capacity of love to make new people new again,” Scuccia was quoted as saying.
“To release them from their past. And this is how I wanted to interpret it. That’s why we have transformed it from the pop-dance track it was into a romantic ballad,” she added.
“Like A Virgin” will be part of her first album that will be released next month.