One of today’s biggest ‘world music’ stars Natacha Atlas has created an outstanding body of work which includes many incredible collaborations with artists such as Nitin Sawhney, David Arnold, Jocelyn Pook, Jah Wobble and Transglobal Underground. For the first time on one compilation ‘Habibi’ collects together her finest collaborations alongside favourites from her solo career and includes three previously unreleased songs. Her music has been influenced by many styles including Arabic, hip hop, drum ‘n’ bass and reggae. She began her career as part of the world fusion group Transglobal Underground and has since released seven solo albums and been a part of numerous collaborations. Her version of “Mon Amie La Rose” became a surprise success in France, reaching 16 on the French Singles Charts in 1999. Natacha Atlas is a name synonymous with the musical meeting point between the East and the West.