Najwa Karam breaks vow and prepares to film a second music video
In the past months, Lebanese singer Najwa Karam had vowed never to film any of her songs in the form of a music video, but circumstances led to her to go back on her decision and begin filming her songs. The singer has already filmed one song in the form of a video clip and announced that she is currently preparing to shoot a second one under the direction of Saeed Al Marouq. The singer stressed that she has realized that the only way to have her songs be heard and reach people’s hearts is by filming them.
According to the London based weekly, Laha, the singer added that the competition in the music industry has become so fierce with the rise of new singers and in order to stay on tract a singer must stay up to date with his/her audience and attract their attention with new music videos. The singer is in the process of filming the song “Shu Imghaiarak” (What Changed You), which is the main song of her recent album. The scenes for the clip will be shot in Lebanon, and Rotana music channel will be airing the video exclusively.
Najwa's previous decision of not filming her songs came after the failure of her music video for the song “Iw’a Itkoun Za’ilit” (I Hope Your are not Upset), which did not witness any interest among viewers or even herself.
Najwa’s first clip was composed by Wisam Almeer, and tackles the economical and social conditions in Lebanon. The Lebanese Public Security department, which had forbidden the airing of the video, had backed off its decision and allowed the clip to go on air, but with some deletion.
It was revealed that one of the main reasons the video was banned is because it featured actual events like protests, which was thought to be too provoking. Public security officials requested that the clip be altered by the director in order to obtain permission for broadcasting.
Karam had released her latest album "Leah Imghair" (Why are you Changed) in June, under the production of Rotana. –Albawaba.com
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