Maya Nasri combines Lebanese and Egyptian styles in one
In the upcoming few days the latest album for Lebanese singer Maya Nasri is scheduled to be released. The new album will feature a collection of Lebanese and Egyptian styles and was composed written by prominent poets and composers from both countries.
Some of the songs Maya recorded in Egypt during one of her visits, reported the London based Elaph. Maya chose the song “Loke In Lak Kalb” (If You Had a Heart) to be the main one to hold the album’s title, which she also filmed in the form of music video in Egypt under the direction of Ahmad Al Mahdi. The clip is to be ready in almost two weeks and will be first aired first on the Lebanese Broadcasting Company (LBC) satellite channel.
After an absence that lasted over a year, Nasri returned to the music scenes with her latest hit single "Haba Hubat" (One Piece of Love). The song is part of Maya's latest album "Ah Ya Salam" (Oh My Goodness), which features eight songs. Maya has also been chosen by Egyptian director Mohammad Fadil for a leading role in his new TV drama "Zeenat Wal Banat" (Zinat and the Girls) starring Farouq Al Fishawi and Fardous Abdul Hamid. Maya will be playing a leading role of as a mistress for a married man who steals him away from his wife.
In the drama Maya will have manipulating ways to steal a married man from his home jeopardizing everything he has ever worked for. Fadil revealed that shooting of scenes is to begin before the end of the month after an official authorization from the Egyptian actors association permitting May to take part in an Egyptian drama.
The singer released the song "It'athabit Ya Qalbi" (I'm Heartbroken My Love) on most local radio channels. Maya is due to film one of the songs from the album in the form of a video clip under the direction of Tony Abu Al Yas. The new album is composed by Ziad Boutrus, Mohammad Rahim, Amro Mustafa, and Samir Safeer.
In June 2002 Maya released a new album which included seven songs, two of which are composed by the renowned Lebanese musician Ziyad Butros who has composed most of his sister, singer Julia Butros’ songs.
The two songs "Ya Msahharni al Layali" (you make me awake all the nights) and "Zakkerni Fik" (remind me of you), were written by Nabil Abu Abdo and remixed by Egyptian musician Tareq Madkour.
However, Maya Nasri who has moved fast in the world of singing after her theatrical performances tries to blend her talents in both in both fields. “Nobody achieves what he dreams of but if we stop dreaming, there will no meaning for life. I was dreaming of acting and I did it; I dreamt of singing and I am singing these days. I currently mull performing a theatrical show,” Maya said. - Albawaba.com
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