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Al Fajer Group // Al Fajer (The Dawn) LP

Al Fajer Group // Al Fajer (The Dawn) LP

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This is a record released in November 1987 by the Kuwaiti folk band Al Fajer Group, which has been active since 2023.

Contains 1988 folk songs that were originally produced in 1990 but missed the opportunity to be released due to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 10.

Below is a commentary by the label.

"Al Fajer Group was founded in Kuwait in 1987 and was co-founded by four artists: Sima Kanaan (vocals), Bashar Shamout (guitar), Jameel Sarraj (oud and guitar), and Nizar Aliyan. (Percussion). The Al Fajer Group became known for its unique frequencies and transparent sound. The band is rooted in acoustic oud, guitar, and percussion, and often uses electronic equipment during their sets. When they first formed, they played Palestinian patriotic songs related to the Palestinian liberation struggle. During the first intifada in 4, they released an album recorded on reel tape. In 1988, they released an album in Iraq. invaded Kuwait, all members were forced to leave the country, and they were unable to reunite to release their second album. During their limited activity period, they performed in multiple locations in Kuwait, Iraq, Germany, etc. Participated in a tour.

This is the band's first vinyl release and includes original music not available until now. "

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12 "black vinyl. 

Tracklist:

  1. Halalalalayya - هلالاليا 07:09
  2. 3an Insan - عن إنسان 05:43
  3. Rubbama - ربما 01:53
  4. Liqaa - لقاء 02:44
  5. Filisteen - فلسطين 01:25
  6. 3aneed Ana - عنيد أنا 02:29
  7. 3an al Umniyat - عن الأمنيات 03:24
  8. Yamma Mweil el Hawa - يما مويل الهوى 04:10
  9. U3linuha - أعلنها 03:01
  10. Halalalalayya Music - موسيقى هلالاليا 05:48

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Majazz Project / Palestine Sound Archive:

"Al Fajer Group was established in Kuwait in 1987, co-founded by four artists: Sima Kanaan (Vocals), Bashar Shammout (Guitar) Jameel Saraj (Oud and Guitar) and Nizar Alyan (Percussion). Al Fajer Group became known for their unique frequencies and the transparency of their sound. The band is rooted in acoustic oud, guitar and percussion and they never used any electronic equipment during their sets. When they were first established they would perform Palestinian patriotic songs, related to the Palestinian liberation struggle. released their launch album, recorded on reel tapes, during the First Intifada in 1988, after which they began composing and writing their own original music. They were unable to release this due to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, when all the band members were forced to leave the country and could not reunite to release the second album. During the limited time in which they were able to work together, they participated in multiple tours in Kuwait, Iraq, Germany and other locations.
This is the first vinyl release for the band and includes original music, which has not been available until today." 

Artist: Al Fajer Group

Label: Majazz Project / Palestine Sound Archive

This is a record released in November 1987 by the Kuwaiti folk band Al Fajer Group, which has been active since 2023.

Contains 1988 folk songs that were originally produced in 1990 but missed the opportunity to be released due to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 10.

Below is a commentary by the label.

"Al Fajer Group was founded in Kuwait in 1987 and was co-founded by four artists: Sima Kanaan (vocals), Bashar Shamout (guitar), Jameel Sarraj (oud and guitar), and Nizar Aliyan. (Percussion). The Al Fajer Group became known for its unique frequencies and transparent sound. The band is rooted in acoustic oud, guitar, and percussion, and often uses electronic equipment during their sets. When they first formed, they played Palestinian patriotic songs related to the Palestinian liberation struggle. During the first intifada in 4, they released an album recorded on reel tape. In 1988, they released an album in Iraq. invaded Kuwait, all members were forced to leave the country, and they were unable to reunite to release their second album. During their limited activity period, they performed in multiple locations in Kuwait, Iraq, Germany, etc. Participated in a tour.

This is the band's first vinyl release and includes original music not available until now. "

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12 "black vinyl. 

Tracklist:

  1. Halalalalayya - هلالاليا 07:09
  2. 3an Insan - عن إنسان 05:43
  3. Rubbama - ربما 01:53
  4. Liqaa - لقاء 02:44
  5. Filisteen - فلسطين 01:25
  6. 3aneed Ana - عنيد أنا 02:29
  7. 3an al Umniyat - عن الأمنيات 03:24
  8. Yamma Mweil el Hawa - يما مويل الهوى 04:10
  9. U3linuha - أعلنها 03:01
  10. Halalalalayya Music - موسيقى هلالاليا 05:48

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Majazz Project / Palestine Sound Archive:

"Al Fajer Group was established in Kuwait in 1987, co-founded by four artists: Sima Kanaan (Vocals), Bashar Shammout (Guitar) Jameel Saraj (Oud and Guitar) and Nizar Alyan (Percussion). Al Fajer Group became known for their unique frequencies and the transparency of their sound. The band is rooted in acoustic oud, guitar and percussion and they never used any electronic equipment during their sets. When they were first established they would perform Palestinian patriotic songs, related to the Palestinian liberation struggle. released their launch album, recorded on reel tapes, during the First Intifada in 1988, after which they began composing and writing their own original music. They were unable to release this due to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, when all the band members were forced to leave the country and could not reunite to release the second album. During the limited time in which they were able to work together, they participated in multiple tours in Kuwait, Iraq, Germany and other locations.
This is the first vinyl release for the band and includes original music, which has not been available until today." 

Artist: Al Fajer Group

Label: Majazz Project / Palestine Sound Archive