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Atlas, Natacha & The Mazeeka Ensemble / Ana Hina
Album:Ana Hina Collection:World
Artist:Atlas, Natacha & The Mazeeka Ensemble Added:09/2008
Label:World Village 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-11-16 Pull Date:2009-01-18 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:18 Jan11 Jan4 Jan21 Dec14 Dec7 Dec30 Nov23 Nov
Airplays:12332321

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Album Review
Decca
Reviewed 2008-11-15 
Atlas goes acoustic with a band called “The Marzeeka Ensemble,” a first-class lineup w/a veritable orchestra full of instruments. They explore Middle Eastern folk roots with western influences. Her sexy, husky, expressive voice is beautifully showcased by the band. Great stuff. In a variety of languages, no FCCs.

*1. Slow and sweeping with sexy vocals and a lush feeling.
*2. Sexy, tango-esque mid/upbeat with a emotional sound.
3. Slow ney (flute) and accordion carry along this warm ballad.
4. Midtempo w/lush strings and a hint of a wiggle.
5. Slow, classic folk tune in English. Powerful & tragic.
*6. Midtempo w/backing male vocals and a sensual feeling.
*7. Sweet vocal harmonies, gentle melody, like a carousel. A bit dark.
*8. Midtempo world jazz w/some great solos and vocals. Way cool!
*9. Playful midtempo big band take on Arabic folk. Very hip.
10. Ney & accordion plus strings. Mid/down w/a sweeping air.
11. Slow strings, sad and dramatic w/wonderful use of strings/flute.
*12. Dark, cinematic then mid w/haunting vocals. Creepy.


Track Listing
1.Ya Laure Hobouki 7.La Vida Callada
2.Beny Ou Benak Eik 8.Hayati Inta Reprise
3.Ana Hina 9.El Asil
4.La Shou El Haki 10.Lammebada
5.Black Is The Colour 11.He Hesitated
6.Le Teetab Alayi 12.El Nowm