Lammam, Elias / Selsebil
Album: Selsebil   Collection:World
Artist:Lammam, Elias   Added:Oct 2014
Label:Elias Lammam  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2014-10-24 Pull Date: 2014-12-26 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Dec 7 Nov 30 Nov 9
Airplays: 2 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Apr 05, 2018: Melange
Raqsit Farah
4. Dec 06, 2014: Arabology
Ya M'safer Wahdak
2. Jun 30, 2016: Melange
Soltan Ahl Al Hawa, Ya M'safer Wahdak
5. Dec 01, 2014: Clean Copper Radio
Soltan Ahl Al Hawa
3. Dec 29, 2014: Clean Copper Radio
6. Nov 29, 2014: Arabology
Lamsat Ruh

Album Review
Ramzi Salti
Reviewed 2014-10-22
All tracks FCC safe

Elias Lammam is a highly respected accordionist, vocalist, arranger, conductor and composer, originally from Beirut, Lebanon, who moved to the U.S. in 1998. He is joined on this CD by master nay player (floutist) Bashir Abdel Al. All instrumentals except #8.

1. Raqsit Farah (ft Georges Lammam)--Lively belly dancing instrumental. Title means ‘Dance of Joy’ 12:16

2.Selsebil—Begins with solo accordion then flute and nay-; slow pace 6:06

**3. Ya M'safer Wahdak (Featuring Bashir Abdel Al)—Starts slow then picks up with Eastern beat. Melody from popular song from the 1950s. Seductive rendition 7:46

4. Baladi Solo (Featuring Bashir Abdel Al and Antoine Lammam)—Belly dancing/raqs sharqi rythms that picks up as music unravels. 3:44

5. Shallal (Featuring Antoine Lammam) Faster track; darbuka beat dominates. 4:05

**6. Soltan Ahl al Hawa (Featuring Bashir Abdel Al) Arabesque with Oriental tune. Mid tempo. 5:05

7. Lamsat Ruh (Featuring Bashir Abdel Al)--Slow haunting track with flute/nay 4:37

8. Raqsat Dina—Medley of Belly dancing hits. Accompanied by female vocalist who sounds like Natacha Atlas. 6:18

Track Listing
1. Raqsit Farah   5. Shallal
2. Selsebil   6. Soltan Ahl Al Hawa
3. Ya M'safer Wahdak   7. Lamsat Ruh
4. Baladi Solo   8. Raqsat Dina