May 23, 2022
Touching on jazz, Baroque pop, psych-folk, bossa nova and beyond.
Habibi Funk is reissuing Ferkat Al Ard’s 1978 Oghneya album on vinyl, this June.
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Led by Issam Hajali, Oghneya sees the band touching on elements of jazz, tropicalia, MPB, jazz, Baroque pop, psych-folk, and bossa nova.
Oghneya follows the label’s release of The SLAM! Years (1983 – 1988), which featured Hamid Al Shaeri’s output for Egyptian label SLAM!.
Pre-order Oghneya here in advance of its 24th June release; check out the artwork and tracklist below.
1. Matar Al Sabah
4. Edfeno Amwatakom Wanhadou
5. Matar Naem
6. Lahnon Lemra’ati Wa Beladi
7. Juma’a 6 Hziran