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Bara7a ( براحة )


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Bara7a is a Kuwaiti word for something like an open sandlot in the middle of a residential area. There was one such soccer field in Mishref in particular that this song is about. A coming of age story of sorts.

MUSIC VIDEO ⚡ www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXhzKq7syhQ


The initial chapter of my teenagehood
Was tainted by the bullies of my neighborhood

قالو ليش لابس اسود باسود
صابغ اظافرك كأنّك نثية

هوشة هوشة ودّوني البيت
Kicking screaming, there’s no place like home
براءتي تنزف على البراحة
Won't you show me something real

كنْا تونا طالعين من باب المدرسة
fashionista شفنا
تتصوّر بالبراحة
تبيك اتجرّب حظك يا مَزْيون
Burnt and resurrected by the moon.

قامت ملّت شوية شوية
قالت مالت على وجهك

هدّة شبّت چبريت احمر
كيّف كيّف
vacation على
فجأة يات لك سكتة قلبية
something real تگفه قول لي

Oh, I feel a fist وحدة بوَحدة
I think I see her wink وحدة بوَحدة بوَحدة
لساني حامي عمري مدفون
بعمق البراحة

قالت مالت لابس اسود باسود
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چنهة ملّت شوية


released November 25, 2019
+Aziz on vocals & electric gtr
Matthieu on drums
Patrick Driscoll on hand percussion
Nick Ferreirae on sax
Dehan Elçin on trumpet
John McCloskey on bass
Michael Stalios on synth

Mixing & Mastering by Michael Stalios @ Studio Seurat
Art by Shelby Criswell
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KUWAISIANA New Orleans, Louisiana

Danceable indie rock with a world music touch • Songs in Arabic + English ⚡ Led by Kuwaiti songwriter +Aziz from 2016-2022.

فرقة روك عربي/خليجي قام بتشكيلها مؤلف موسيقي كويتي

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