FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

LP (12"/10" Album)

Login for pricing & ordering.

 

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).

Ordering

Are you a private user? Order this item through our mailorder.

Are you a business user? Please login to add items to your basket.

More FAKROUN, AHMED...


FAKROUN, AHMED - AHMED FAKROUN

FAKROUN, AHMED - AHMED FAKROUN

Insanely popular across the Maghreb, name-checked in international spy novels and beloved of music adventurers like David Byrne, Libyan superstar Ahmed Fakroun is the most astounding raï-disco-electronica pioneer you never heard of. His 1983 album 'Mots D'Amour' is a ... read more »

 

FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

FAKROUN, AHMED - MOTS D'AMOUR

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 ... read more »

 

 

More on the PMG label...


LEE, JIMI/MONA FINNIH & THE SENSATIONALS - A STROLL IN THE MOONLIGHT

LEE, JIMI/MONA FINNIH & THE SENSATIONALS - A STROLL IN THE MOONLIGHT

Jimi Lee was a Nigerian guitar god, famous for his incendiary lead breaks with Aktion and MonoMono. Mona Finnih was one of Nigeria's first female band leaders who went off to the US and became a big deal in the New Jazz scene there. It should be no surprise then that when ... read more »

 

ENANG, SONY - DON'T STOP THE MUSIC

ENANG, SONY - DON'T STOP THE MUSIC

Sony Enang was no ordinary musician. As a keyboard player and vocalist with The Founders, he'd recorded some of the most seminal albums to come out of Eastern Nigeria. But this album is best known for being produced by Jake Sollo and featuring the song, 'Discolypso', that ... read more »

 

STORMMERS - LOVERS SONG

STORMMERS - LOVERS SONG

The Stormmers was a group led by Renny Pearl, former bandleader and bass player with Aktion (The Aktions/Aktion 13), an Afro funk band from Warri, Nigeria that burned brightly and briefly in the mid-'70s. With the help of Jake Sollo, an ex-Funkee and recently reconstituted ... read more »

 

OFO THE ROCK COMPANY - LIVE IN EUROPE - FONK AFRIKA

OFO THE ROCK COMPANY - LIVE IN EUROPE - FONK AFRIKA

A reissue of this 1978 live album by one of Nigeria's leading Afro-funk/psych/rock units, lead by the charismatic Larry Ifedioranma.

 

HEADS FUNK - COLD FIRE

HEADS FUNK - COLD FIRE

This superb Afro-beat, funk and psych-rock album, originally released by EMI Nigeria in 1976, sees a deserved reissue. 'Cold Fire' was the second album under the flag of the Heads Funk Band. Where their first album, 'Hard World', was in a hurry to get you on the dance ... read more »

 

GYAN, KIKI - FEELIN' ALRIGHT

GYAN, KIKI - FEELIN' ALRIGHT

Kiki Gyan's star didn't burn long, but it burned bright. Drafted into the Afro funk super group Osibisa at age 15, he was millionaire by 18 and regarded as one of the best keyboardists in the world by 21. In 1983 he dived head first into the New York party scene. He took a ... read more »

 

 


Clear Spot - clearspot.nl

Clear Spot International BV
Hermelijnkoog 21
1822CA Alkmaar
The Netherlands

T. + 31 (0)72 567 9990
F. + 31 (0)84 229 8862

E. info@clearspot.nl
W. www.clear-spot.nl

Deze website gebruikt cookies. Meer info. / This website uses cookies. More info.