Samira Said postpones the release of her new album
Moroccan singer Samira Said has announced that she will delay the release of her upcoming album, which was scheduled to hit store January 2004, until a later date. The singer has decided to make a few technical alterations and replace some of the songs in the album.
According to the London based Elaph, Samira revealed that the new album will not feature the song "Albi wi Albak" (My Heart and Your Heart" she sang with the Moroccan band "Wama", despite the fact that she has already completed recording it.
Samira announced that the song is written by Wama and they are planning to shoot it in the form of a video clip in the very near future.
Samira stressed that she is very grateful to have such an opportunity of singing a duet with not just one person but with four different people, an experience she feels adds tremendously to her career. The singer added that the song will be part of her upcoming album, scheduled to be released in the near future.
The singer has revealed that one of the songs in the new album will be a romantic one composed by Samira herself, marking her first step in the path of composing. The singer also stressed that her new album will also feature a new look for her which is surely to surprise her audience and meet their high expectations.
At the grand Monaco Music Award celebration, Samira was presented an award for Best Arab Singer for the year 2003, in the presence of Prince Albert and a large audience of singers from all over the world. The award marked the second international prize the singer is given for the success of her album “Youm Wara Youm” (Day After Day), the first being in April by BBC International Music Awards. The awards the singer has won so far prove that she is heading in the right direction towards international stardom and that her music has reached the hearts of people worldwide.
Samira has announced that she will not reveal any additional information with regards to her album, saying she is intentionally being secretive about the album fearing to encounter another theft of her songs, a matter which she has experienced more than once in the past.
Samira announced that she has intends on adding a second acting experience to her career and is in fact looking into a number of scripts at the moment. The singer revealed that she has selected a particular film script, which had caught her attention, but insists on making a few alterations to better suit her role.
The first acting experience the singer encountered was during the beginning of her career in the documentary film "Sa Aktub Ismak Ala Al Rimal" (I Will Write Your Name on Sand). It was added that the satellite television channel Orbit will air the film in the very near future. -Albawaba.com