Every issue, we provide Kalimat’s staff and contributors with a theme and they are asked to submit a song by an Arab artist based on the theme and the reason why they chose it. This issue’s theme is “Distance”. The playlist is mixed by musician and producer Karim Sultan.
1. Fairouz — Mish Kayen Hayk Tkoun
2. Ahmed Mounib — Moshtaqin
3. Reem El Banna — Sarah
4. Nagat El Saghira — Ana Ba2sha2 yal Bahr
5. Fairouz — Li Beirut
6. Hawanem — Garden City
7. Mohammed Abdel Wahab — Ya Msafera Wahdak
8. Toufic Farroukh — Girl From Gypsy Moon
9. Sara al Badawiyya — Etla3 3a Lebnan
10. Faris Karam — El Ghourbeh
11. Fairouz — Tiri Ya Tiyara
12. Adel Mahmoud — Tairi
13. Mohmammed Lamine (featuring Rohff) — Mon Bled
14. El Iqaa — We Were Struck By Love (Humanity’s Special Power)
15. Abdel Halim Hafez — Sawwah
16. Ramy Gamal, Aziz El Shafie — Ba7ebbak Ya Belady
If you have Spotify, click here and access a playlist with some of the songs.
Originally compiled for Kalimat Magazine, Issue 02, Summer 2011.