Noura Mint Seymali | Africa & Middle East Nominee 2017 | Songlines

Africa & Middle East

Noura Mint Seymali
Arbina (Glitterbeat)


Saharan folk-roots saturated in swirling psych-rock effects, the second album from Mauritanian vocal powerhouse Noura Mint Seymali is a patchwork of both old and new. It deservingly earned critical acclaim in the mainstream music press as well as in world music circles. “Mauritania has such a rich musical tradition and the aim is to make it global,” she said. A Top of the World in #122.

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