Rida Boutrus prepares for the release of second solo album
Lebanese singer Rida Boutrus is currently seen preparing for her second album after Sony produced her first solo album after her breakup from the duo with her sister Nina. The new album’s name and the company that will produce it have not been revealed after Sony closed its headquarters in Lebanon.
According to Nadine Magazine, Sony offices in Turkey have contacted Rida and offered to produce and market her song “Mustafa Ya Mustafa”. Rida has agreed to give Sony the rights for reproducing the songs, that will be sung by a Turkish artist to present the song in a new form..
In July Rida was in Italy filming a video for her song A'llani by Marwan Khoury. Earlier an international company for art production singed an agreement with Rida to produce and market her new albums. The company selected some Italian areas and cities as sites for filming the song directed by an Italian director.
Rida released her first album, which includes 13 songs, in July 2002. Salah al Sharnoobi participated in composing the cadences for the new album along with Emad Shams al Din, Marwan Khouri and Tareq Abu Judeh.
The song “Mustafa Ya Mustafa” was the first released by Rida after she broke away from the duo with her sister Nina.
Butros’s first album included “Qalbi Majnoonak” (My Heart’s Crazy for You), written by Tony Abi Karam and composed by Tareq Abu Joudah, and remade by Naser Al Asaad. Recording took place at Tony Saba Studios.
Rida had stopped singing for two months after the death of her father, returned to the music scene on her own with her first solo album. Rida previously sang duets with her sister Nina, who has abandoned her singing career and moved to live in US with her husband. – Albawaba.com
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