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Niyaz (album)

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Released  April 19, 2005 (U.S.)
Artist  Niyaz
Label  Six Degrees Records
Length  51:38
Release date  19 April 2005
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Genres  World music, Electronica, Electronic dance music, Dance music
Producers  Azam Ali, Loga Ramin Torkian, Carmen Rizzo
Similar  Sumud, The Fourth Light, Nine Heavens, From Night to the Edge of Day, Elysium for the Brave

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Niyaz is the debut album of the Iranian music group Niyaz, an acoustic electronic project. The word "Niyaz" means "yearning" in Persian.

Contents

Niyaz reached #12 in the Billboard Top World Albums chart.

The track Dilruba was remixed by Junkie XL.

Nahan niyaz


Track listing

  1. "Ghazal"
  2. "Nahan 'The Hidden'"
  3. "Allahi Allah"
  4. "The Hunt"
  5. "Dunya"
  6. "In The Shadow Of Life"
  7. "Arezou"
  8. "Golzar"
  9. "Dilruba"
  10. "Minara"
  11. "Amritsar to Amman" (Digipack bonus track)

Lyrical content

"Nahan" is based on parts of خوش باش که هر که راز داند (Xoš bâš ke har ke râz dânad) from Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi.

"Allahi Allah" is based on a traditional Urdu religious song.

"The Hunt" is based on the poem بیا بریم دشت (Biyâ berim dašt) by the 14th century Persian poet Obeyd-e Zakani.

Songs

1Ghazal5:39
2Nahan "The Hidden"5:10
3Allahi Allah5:09

References

Niyaz (album) Wikipedia


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