FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: PMG

Release date: 08/04/2016

Barcode: 0710473190046

Catalog no.: PMGLP0000005

Item ID: 429145

The Arab world back in the 70s and 80s gave us quite a few very interesting rock and pop acts. Ahmed Fakroun from Libya was one of them. Here we have his 1983 album whose title means 'Words Of Love' in English. And in fact his kind of ethno pop seems to go deeper than just to the charts where a song like 'Soleil! Soleil!' - a typical yet outstanding synthie pop/new wave anthem that would have gone well with David Bowie or Duran Duran in the early '80s - definitely would have belonged. Other tunes are more Oriental with great string arrangements and those mystical melodies only Arab and Oriental music provides. This is one of the lost gems of '80s pop music which fetches prices up to 500,00 Euros for a nearly mint copy today. So for fans of cool '80s pop with a memorable edge are now able to grab a copy of this forgotten jewel.

Also available: MOTS D'AMOUR (CD).

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