Nagham Fi Hayati

Farid El AtracheSKU: WWSLP70



Wewantsounds is delighted to reissue Farid el Atrache's cult album 'Nagham Fi Hayati' another cornerstone of Arabic Music released in 1974 and the soundtrack of the eponymous film starring El Atrache and Mervat Amin.

Nicknamed the King of Oud, El Atrache is one of the giants of Egyptian music with Oum Kalthoum, Abdel Halim Hafez and Warda. Composed of four tracks showcasing El Atrache's versatility, the album which contains the monster groove 'Hebina Hebina' happens to be one of Brian Eno's favourite albums.

Reissued for the first time since the 70s, 'Nagham Fi Hayati' also contains a unedited version of 'Takassim Oud' highlighting El Atrache superb oud playing. The album has been remastered for vinyl by Colorsound Studio in Paris and includes new liner notes by Mario Choueiry from Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris.

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