Elaine Khalaf prepares for a tour around the US and Canada
The latest music video for the song "Aloulak Aih" (What did they tell you) released by Lebanese singer Elaine Khalaf has witnessed enormous success in the music world conquering number spots. The song has also become to be one of the most popular on most local and satellite music channels throughout the Arab world.
Elaine revealed that she will begin preparations for her upcoming album and has in fact already held work sessions with a number of composers and poets. According to the London based Elaph, Elaine announced that she is also preparing for an upcoming tour around the United States of America and Canada.
The singer expects her new album, which is sung in the Lebanese, Gulf and Egyptian accents, to receive a huge success as with her previous album, saying she is confident of her performance and her talent as a singer.
The absence of Elaine from the scenes has caused for a rise in several rumors regarding her whereabouts. Many people have said that the singer has married a wealthy Arab businessman and is currently living abroad. Others claim that Elaine's business manager Jiji Lamara desertion of her and going off to work with Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram, she has left a negative impact on her in turn hurting her career.
Elaine spoke out and revealed the true nature behind the circulating rumors, saying that neither one holds any truth to them. The singer revealed that she has not gotten married to anyone and she is still a single woman. With regards to the fact that her business manager has left her to work with Nancy, Elaine stressed that the incident did not affect her in any way negative and that she is in fact in the process of releasing a new album. The singer added that naturally a change in the administration of her work does leave an empty spot and make things unorganized, but the case is so until a replacement is found and everything will fall back into its place.
Elaine cannot be categorized into one genre and could fall into types due to her abilities as a singer and a performer. The singer makes it a point to perform all dance sequences in any music video she does saying she has the “gift of seduction and is in no need of dancers to do the job she perfects so well.”
Elaine goes on to explain that she has grown up with an “alluring personality” and “soft seductive” voice saying its her nature and she does not fake it. “I was born a spoiled child and grew into a spoiled woman who can get her way just from a “simple” body movement,” the singer said. -Albawaba.com
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