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Ajram, Nancy / Best Of Nancy Ajram
Album:Best Of Nancy Ajram Collection:World
Artist:Ajram, Nancy Added:Nov 2010

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-12-12 Pull Date:2011-02-13 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Feb 13Feb 6Jan 23Jan 16Dec 19

 Recent Airplay
1.May 30, 2013:Mediterraneans
Ya Tabtab Wa Dallaa
4.May 22, 2012:Mediterraneans
Ebn El Arandali
2.Feb 20, 2013:Mediterraneans
Ebn El Arandali
5.Mar 27, 2012:Mediterraneans
Kol El Hikaya
3.Oct 09, 2012:Mediterrraneans
Eftah Albak Tefrah
6.Feb 23, 2012:Arabology
Law Ouyounak

Album Review
Abu Ramses
Reviewed 2010-11-30 
Nancy Ajram / Best of Nancy Ajram
(Nancy Ajram/Songcast 2010) – ALL TRACKS FCC CLEAN
Reviewed by Abu Ramses

Nancy Ajram has sold over 12 million albums making her the all-time 3rd best-selling female vocalist in Lebanon. She has won many world music awards and is popular throughout the Arab world. Some consider her to be the icon of the 1st decade of the 20th century in the Arab world – capturing the pleasure-seeking mood of those made rich by neoliberal economic restructuring and those who admire and aspire to this. Nancy succeeded partly because her videos showed lots of skin. Voted “Most beautiful mom” of 2009. But she also has a real voice. Almost all the tracks have a disco/dance beat with Nancy backed by an ensemble combining western and Arab instruments. The percussion is overpowering on most tracks. Not complex, but fun.

**1. Eftah albak tefrah - (“Open your heart [to her] and be happy”) light, upbeat - 2:58
2. Mila - (“I Pray that Mila Grows Up”) mid-tempo song for her daughter born in 2009 – 3:36
3. Ebn El Arandali – Bouncy beat in Egyptian pop (sha‘abi) style – 3:53
4. Kol El Hikaya – ("The whole story") upbeat, another Egyptian pop style song – 2:16
5. Akhsamak Ah – Nancy’s voice is more prominent in this one; disco beat – 5:02
6. Elli Kan – (“What was”) up beat song about lost love – 4:32
7.Ya Salam - (lit. “Oh peace”) - mid-tempo -4:42
***8.Ya Tabtab Wa Dallaa – (“I pet and spoil”) Great disco dance song – 4:23
9. Law Ouyounak – (“If your eyes”) – You can hear some qanun in parts of this - 3:58
**10.Ehsas Jdid – (“New feelings) – mid-tempo; discovering love - 4:31
11. Ahla Jaw – (“Sweetest weather”) – little bit of salsa ; everything is great- 3:58
12. Mouchtaga Leik (I’m longing for you) – downbeat song of lost love - 4:28

Track Listing
1.Eftah Albak Tefrah 7.Ya Salam
2.Mila 8.Ya Tabtab Wa Dallaa
3.Ebn El Arandali 9.Law Ouyounak
4.Kol El Hikaya 10.Ehsas Jdid
5.Akhasmak Ah 11.Ahla Jaw
6.Elli Kan 12.Mouchtaqa Leik