Farid El Atrache – Nagham Fi Hayati


Alachan Malich Gheirak
Hebina Hebina
Ya Habayibi Ya Gheibin
Takassim Oud
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Wewantsounds is delighted to reissue Farid el Atrache's cult album 'Nagham Fi Hayati' released in 1974 on Voice of Lebanon. It is the soundtrack of the eponymous film starring El Atrache. Sampled by the Beatles and nicknamed the ‘King of Oud’, El Atrache is one of the giants of Egyptian music together with Oum Kalthoum and Abdel Halim Hafez. The album which showcases El Atrache's versatility and includes the monster groove 'Hebina Hebina', is one of Brian Eno's favourite albums. Reissued for the first time since the 70s, 'Nagham Fi Hayati' also contains an unedited version of 'Takassim Oud' highlighting El Atrache superb oud playing. Remastered for vinyl by Colorsound Studio in Paris it includes new liner notes by Mario Choueiry from Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris