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Egypt (album)

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Released  June 8, 2004
Artist  Youssou N'Dour
Label  Nonesuch Records Inc.
Egypt (2004)  Badou (2006)
Release date  8 June 2004
Genre  World music
Egypt (album) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaeneedEgy
Producers  Youssou N'Dour, Fathy Salama
Similar  Rokku Mi Rokka (Give and, Nothing's in Vain (Coono D, The Guide (Wommat), Dakar ‑ Kingston, Immigrés

Baay niasse egypte youssou n dour


Egypt is a Grammy Award-winning album by the Senegalese musician Youssou N'Dour, on which he is accompanied by the Egyptian Fathy Salama Orchestra. In the original Senegalese release, it was named Sant Allah (Thanks to God).

Contents

N'Dour combines both West African and North African musical influences. The record uses instruments from both regions, such as the West-African kora and the Arab oud.

The lyrics are in praise of the tolerance of the Senegalese version of Islam and more specifically his Muslim brotherhood, the Mouridiya. All tracks are sung in Wolof and Arabic and are mostly dedicated to great marabouts of the Muslim brotherhoods of Senegal.

Youssou n dour the fathy salama orchestra egypt live part 1


Track listing

All tracks by Youssou N'Dour

  1. "Allah" – 6:12
  2. "Shukran Bamba" – 5:32
  3. "Mahdiyu Laye" – 4:59
  4. "Tijaniyya" – 5:47
  5. "Baay Niasse" – 5:20
  6. "Bamba the Poet" – 3:53
  7. "Cheikh Ibra Fall" – 3:38
  8. "Touba - Daru Salaam" – 5:49

Songs

1Allah6:12
2Shukran Bamba5:32
3Mahdiyu Laye5:00

References

Egypt (album) Wikipedia


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