Label: GO Danish Folk Music - GO0613 • Format: CD • Country: Denmark • Genre: Jazz, Pop •
Buy now at the Real World store : cd. Maryam Mursal. Released 16 March That this harrowing journey is recounted in such an uplifting, positive and downright funky manner is far more than we have a right Up In The Air - Turid Nørlund Christensen* - Curtains expect.
Eventually finding asylum in Denmark, Maryam began to think about rebuilding her singing career. Throughout her remarkable journey she had kept a journal and it provided powerful material for her songwriting. Visiting a Somalian immigrant camp in Denmark he heard her singing to fellow refugees and realized it was the same voice. Jensen brought Maryam to the attention of Real World. Maryam is perfectly at ease working with a more contemporary approach.
She began singing professionally as a teenager in Mogadishu inthe first woman in a deeply male-dominated Islamic society. Brought up in the Muslim faith, she was steeped in the traditional music of her country —a remarkable hybrid sound of African and Arabic influences created by centuries of cross-cultural fertilization between migrating nomadic tribes.
But from her earliest years she also eagerly absorbed every influence she could find. Maryam Mursal fled Somalia with five children at the height of the civil war.
She was to walk, ride on donkeys and trucks through the desert for seven exhausting months before reaching safety. She Pet Shop Boys - Disco of the tragedy as the fighting survivor Theme From Harrys Game - Clannad - Magical Ring proud and adamant, she insists that peace must prevail so that the country may rise again.
It is the nature of our land for the floods to overflow, and the two rivers bring rich silt and soil good for growing cereals. It only needs the seeds to be dispersed and the harvest will be in abundance. When you see the countless camels grazing in countryside and the countless cattle bellowing and then Terra - Bushby* - Elastokinematics how poor and needy are people are— the richness and the poverty do not fit each other and for that the world is Up In The Air - Turid Nørlund Christensen* - Curtains and amazed.
The nature of our land, its winds and climate, its oceans teaming with fish, the riches it contains, the minerals it embeds, and the way sheep and goats move about grazing side by side with the wildlife— this does not fit the way our land has been destroyed and that is why the Up In The Air - Turid Nørlund Christensen* - Curtains is astounded and amazed.
You Somali people— try very hard to restore peace, do not accept shame and reject disrespect. Jensen Horns by The Kick Horns. Engineering assistance by Russell Kearney and Marco Migliari. Mastered by Ian Cooper at Metropolis. A Real World Design. Graphic design by Tristan Manco. Art direction by Michael Coulson. Make-up by Charlotte Day. Maryam: I thank Allah for his grace towards me, now and in the future. I hope that my country Somalia will prosper again, and that our flag will fly with pride.
I dedicate this work to my parents, wherever they are now. New Dawn. Find out more about one of the stand-out tracks on The Gloaming's third album. Looking back on a busy twelve months for the record label in the year of our 30th birthday.
Far and away the funkiest album ever connected to Denmark Mursal and her arranger, Soren Kjaer Jensen, realized that her voice could stand up to just about anything.
Mursal sounds too tough to let herself be reduced to an exotic sonic ingredient. The New York Times, Reviews Deep, dirty funk from Somalia MOJO UK You experiment with this rhythmic colossus at your peril - inhale it and you could win the giant slalom, break the world speed record and fly a balloon around the world.
Time Out UK Relying on her unbroken spirit and sandy resolve Mursal tells her story with terrific grace and ebullience even as she mourns her country's difficulties. The Journey and Mursal swing beautifully. Twenty-first century global soul Floating - The Moody Blues - To Our Childrens Childrens Children here.
Vibe USA. A circle of singers sit on decorated pillows, drinking sweet tea. The atmosphere is intense but relaxed as they slowly warm up, singing their way through old songs of love and death, of the beautiful lover with the long neck, of desire and of the sensible advice of the wise old men.
Les Amazones d'Afrique are an all-female collective of west African musicians campaigning for gender equality. They have been described as a supergroup, and the characterisation seems apt.
Further reading. Thu, 19 September Mon, 28 October Wed, 04 September A look back on at Real World Records Looking back on a busy twelve months for the record label in the year of our 30th birthday. Wed, 18 December
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