Latifa makes a strong comeback to the scenes
It was revealed the new album for Tunisian singer Latifa is scheduled for release this week on June 26, 2003 under the title "Habibi Ma Itrooh Ib'eed" (My Love Don’t Go Far). The album, produced by Alam El Phan Music Company, will feature a variety of 12 songs that were very carefully chosen by Latifa. The album will includes many surprises, with a Khaliji (Gulf) song written by Prince Badr Bin Abdul Muhsin.
According to the London based Elaph, Latifa is expecting a big success with her new album, especially since it's her first release in the past three years. The singer spent a lot of effort and time on making sure that the album meets the highest expectations.
The singer has made arrangements to hold a live outdoors concert in Alexandria-Egypt on June 29, 2003, as a means of advertising for her new album. The event is to be aired on most Egyptian local and satellite TV stations.
Latifa had previously announced that after a desire that lasted over three years, she will be singing a song written by renowned poet Prince Badr Bin Abdul Muhsin. The delay of her latest album was mainly based on the fact that she was waiting for an acceptance from the Prince.
Latifa had met with the Prince several times at different events in Lebanon and Paris, in which she expressed her admiration to his works and how she would be honored to sing one of his poems. Soon after, the Prince wrote a poem for Latifa, which she accepted wholeheartedly.
The song, entitled "La Ana Ansa" (I Won't Forget), will mark Latifa's debut with a Khaliji song. The song's composer, Mohammed Shafiq said that "the work came upon Latifa's wish to have a joint project with Prince Badr, and for his part the Prince welcomed the idea and worked on 'La Ana Ansa' poem."
Composer Mohammad Shafiq, who is also the middle man between Latifa and Muhsin, composed the lyrics of the poem adding that the singer holds an outstanding talent for singing. The song is now ready for release after it was composed and recorded in Cairo by Latifa. –Albawaba.com
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