wurzeln

by Wael Sami Elkholy

Cast

Wael Sami Elkholy : vocals, oud, electronics

album info

poetry meets sonic art. Wael Sami Elkholy wrote the songs for his debut solo CD around poems either written by friends of his or that otherwise are linked to his person. He composed for each of the eleven songs on the album a very own kind of music. There are songs where his expressive singing is only accompanied by an acoustic oud and on others he built an intricate texture with multiple vocal parts and various kinds of processing and synthetic sounds and electronic instruments. Wael chose poems revolving around the subject of peoples origins and what emigration does with ones identity. Hence the title of the CD «wurzeln», the german term for roots, but when written in lowercase usually read as a verb meaning «taking root» or «originating from

Gigs

20-März-2020

Wael Sami Elkholy

live @ H95 Raum für Kultur in Basel CH

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Videos

Tracklist

1

Wo die liebe hinfällt

2

Erzähl mir...

3

je cherche

4

Strandgut

5

Du liebe Zeit

6

Nachherbst

7

Ast

8

Aakher Wali

9

Fallwind

10

Sirag

11

Cairo

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