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Omar Souleyman Announces New Album
The Quietus , April 19th, 2010 14:03

Third record and new tour

Quietus hero Omar Souleyman is to release a new collection of music, we're pleased to report. Jazeera Nights has been compiled from Souleyman's cassette releases by Mark Gergis, and features tracks dating from 1995 to 2009. The album comes out on May 11th, and features a booklet with liner notes and an "overview" of the lyricss in English. The tracklisting (with English translations) runs as follows:

'Hafer Gabrak Bidi' (I Will Dig Your Grave With My Hands)

'Ala Il Hanash Madgouga' (The Bedouin Tattoo)

'Hot Il Khanjar Bi Gleibi' (Stab My Heart)

'Kell Il Banat Inkhatban' (All the Girls Are Engaged)

'Labji Wa Bajji Il Hajar' (My Tears Will Make the Stones Cry)

'Dazeitlak Dezzelli' (I Signal, You Deny)

'Li Raja Behawakom' (I Beg You, Baby)

'Mandal / Metel Il Sukkar Ala Il Shai' (I Don’t Know / Like the Sugar in the Tea)

'Eih Min Elemkom' (From the Day That I Told You)

Omar Souleyman Tour Dates:

May 11th - Bristol, Metropolis w/ Konono No 1 May 12th - Glasgow, Stereo May 13th - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club May 14th - Manchester, Sound Control (FutureEverything Festival) May 15th - Minehead, All Tomorrows Parties May 17th - London, Scala

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