Zookeeper Online

Find It!
Classic Search
Recent Reviews
A-File
DJ Zone!
Playlists by Date
Airplay Charts
Submit Music
Taha, Rachid / Rock El Casbah
Album:Rock El Casbah Collection:World
Artist:Taha, Rachid Added:11/2004
Label:Universal Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-02-13 Pull Date:2005-04-17 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:17 Apr27 Mar20 Mar13 Mar6 Mar27 Feb20 Feb
Airplays:2242321

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 28, 2016:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Rock El Casbah, Edit
4.Nov 19, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
*2 p.m.) Rock El Casbah, Instrumental
2.Nov 18, 2014:It's Bollywood, It's Hollywood
Rock El Casbah
5.Jun 11, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
Rock El Casbah, Instrumental
3.Jan 07, 2014:Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
(10:56 a.m.) Rock El Casbah
6.Jan 09, 2013:Sunshine . . . in the Afternoon
Rock El Casbah

Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2005-02-10 
Oh yeah! Algerian born, Paris-based. The first 3 tracks are covers of the Clash’s “Rock the Casbah.” And the casbah rocks in a truly new way with a rai-infused, body-shaking groove. There’s a tongue-in-cheek quality to these versions that adds a thin slice of irony, if not anger.. Lyrics in Arabic (with English chorus). Guests include Brian Eno, Hossam Ramzy, and the Egyptian String Ensemble. Play it all, play it often, play it for me if you love me.

1. Crank it up and dance.
2. And keep dancing. Just like 1, but longer.
3. Wicked cool instrumental version w/serious perc/guitars/strings.
4. Dark, at times angry blend of vocals/programming/perc/strings. Mid/uptempo & very cool.

Track Listing
1.Rock El Casbah, Edit 3.Rock El Casbah, Instrumental
2.Rock El Casbah 4.Dima