Label: World Music Network - RGNET 1114 CD • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: African
Although the album is subtitled "Cairo to Nubia: Long Highway - The Jezabels - Prisoner source of Arabic music," the booklet takes care to point out that there's no classical Arab music here -- which perhaps explains the absence of Umm Kulthumthe greatest icon of Arab music.
Instead, the concentration is on modern-day stars, and they don't come any bigger than Amr Diabwho gets two tracks, and deservedly so. His pop music keeps its roots firmly in Egypt under a gloss that never tries too hard to be international. A couple of the old-timers -- Warda and Mohamed Abdel Wahab -- are represented, and Abdel Halim Hafez proves to be the real link between the past and the present with "Ahwak. Both Mahmoud Fadl and Ali Hassan Kuban display their backgrounds proudly, while Hamza el Din forged a new fusion of styles in his music and Mohamed Mounir is almost a law unto himself, with a sound that's absolutely unique and enthralling on "Sala Fi Serri We Gahri".
Blues Classical Country. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date October Jafnoho Allama El Ghazal - Various - The Rough Guide To The Music Of EgyptSunken Treasure - 3Ds - Hellzapoppin Genre International. Styles Middle Eastern Traditions. Track Listing. Leih Sebtaha. Aktar Wahed Beyhebak. Amr Diab. Ana Baashaq el Bahr.
Baligh Hamdi. Nagat El Saghira. Hayart Albi Maak. Ali Hassan Kuban. Sala Fi Serri We Gahri. Mohamed Mounir. Tedhak Alaia. Adini Regeatelek. Jafnoho Allama el Ghazal. Mohamed Abdel Wahab. Walaw Ennak Ya Habibi Beied.
Nabra Gold Ore. Hamza el Din. Ah Law Tearaf. Abdel Halim Hafez. Ana Baashaq el Bahr Baligh Hamdi. Henna Ali Hassan Kuban. Adini Regeatelek Amr Diab. Nabra Gold Ore Hamza el Din. Ah Law Tearaf Baligh Hamdi. Ahwak Mohamed Abdel Wahab.
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