Amr Diab releases new album
Egyptian singer Amr Diab finally released his new album “Alim Albi Al Gharam” (Teach My Heart To Love), produced by Alam Al Fan Music Production Company, after postponing it several times. The new album features Amr in a new look and music styles. He combined Tango, Jazz, Techno, and eastern genres all in one.
According to London based Elaph, Amr had announced that the making of the album cost over 10 million Egyptian pounds. Rumors had it that out of the 10 million Egyptian pounds 8 of were paid to Diab. The remaining 2 million went into the cost of shooting a music videos and wages for the writers and composers, recording, and advertising. “Alim Albi Al Gharam” is shot in London and will be launched on Alam Al Fan's new Mazzika TV channel. The song is written by two poets, Baha Al Din and Mohammad Walid Jalal, and composed by himself alongside prominent composer Khaled Izz.
His new album will feature al Mizmar (an eastern musical instrument similar to the flute) to the outside world in a modern style particularly after he included the Tabla (drum) in his song “Habibi Wala Ala Baloh” (My Love is Not Paying Attention). The new album will include music close to Muwashahat (Terza Merza). Diab has been working with poet Ayman Bahgat Amar on his new song Min Haqqi (It is My Right) through which he wants to convey a clear, true and interpretive message that Palestine is an Arab country and Jerusalem is an Arab city and both belong to Arabs.
The new album features the following songs:
Side A :
1-Allem Albi. (Teach My Heart To Love)
2-Ana Ayesh. (I’m Alive)
3-Te'dar Tetkallem. (You Can Talk)
4-Kenzi. (My Treasure)
5-Alley Elwada'a. (He Said Goodbye)
6-Inta Maoltesh Leeh. (You Did Not Say Why)
Side B :
7-Allemny Hawak. (Teach Me Your Love)
8-Habibi Ya Omry. (My Love My Life)
9-Eshta't W Hanneet. (I Missed You)
11-Kollohom. (All of Them)
12-Khaleeny Ganbak. (Keep Me Next To You)
Amr won two music awards at the World Music Award in Monaco for the top selling song in the Middle East. – Albawaba.com
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