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Arabic Groove (Putumayo) Audio CD
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Rock the kasbah with this collection of funky, contemporary music from North Africa and the Middle East . A cutting-edge collection of hip and danceable tracks from North Africa and the Middle East. Arabic Groove reveals the ways funk, hip-hop and dance have blended with Arabic music to create exciting new sounds. This forward-looking compilation features some of the most electrifying music filling fashionable nightclubs from Paris to Cairo, and includes remixes by Transglobal Underground, Volodia and Bill Laswell. Arabic Groove is an adventurous collection of contemporary world music featuring an irresistible blend that does not require the listener to understand the lyrics or comprehend the subtleties of the singing. This is clearly music for celebration and will keep people dancing for 1001 nights and more! After listening to the songs on Arabic Groove one could not be faulted for thinking that the word "funky" must be of Arabic derivation.
Includes: 1 Moi et Toi (Algeria) by Abdel Ali Slimani 2 Galbi (Morocco) by Abdy 3 Leiley (Transglobal Underground Mix) (Lebanon) by Dania 4 Amarain (Egypt) by Amr Diab 5 Intil Waheeda (Egypt) by Hisham Abbas 6 Hely Meli (Libya) by Hamid el Shaeri 7 Mani (Algeria) by Fadela & Sahraoui 8 Kidda (Egypt/UK) Natacha Atlas 9 Mauvais Sang (Algeria) by Khaled 10 Ne Me Jugez Pas (Volodia Remix) (Morocco) by Sawt el Atlas 11 L'histoire (Algeria) by Cheb Tarik