Egyptian organ funk meets Libyan reggae in new Habibi Funk compilation

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As well as Moroccan disco elements, political songs from Lebanon, and beyond.

Habibi Funk is releasing a new compilation, titled An Eclectic Selection of Music From The Arab World, Part 2, this August.

Presented as a collection of songs enjoyed by the label and not “a historic reflection of popular music of the ‘Arab world’”, the compilation spans Egyptian organ funk, Moroccan disco, Libyan reggae, political songs from Lebanon and beyond.

It features music from artists including Sal Davis, Najib Al Housh, Ahmed Malek, and Magdy El Hussainy.

An Eclectic Selection of Music From The Arab World, Part 2 follows Habibi Funk’s reissue of Rogér Fakhr’s Fine Away album, in April.

Pre-order An Eclectic Selection of Music From The Arab World, Part 2 here in advance of its 1st August release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Tracklist:

1. Douaa – Haditouni
2. Magdy El Hussainy – Music De Carneval
3. Fadoul – Ahl Jedba
4. Sal Davis – Sultan Qaboos Song
5. Munir Khauli – Heik Ha Nishtghil
6. Ouiness – Zina
7. Najib Al Housh – Ya Aen Daly
8. Zohra – Badala Zamana
9. Ahmed Malek – Casbah
10. Ait Meslayene – El Fen
11. Hamid El Shaeri – Reet
12. Ibrahim Hesnawi – Tendme
13. Tony Benn Feghaly – Free Blow (Dub Version)