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5.0 out of 5 stars Mish mash, 28 April 2006
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Here we are again, another year another Natacha Atlas album.I'll be honest for a minute, looking back "Something Dangerous" was a bit of a disappointment. It didnt feel like a Natacha Atlas album due to the sheer amount of guest vocalists making an appearance. This time however Natacha has gone back to use one of the best voices in World Fusion music - her own, which is a welcome return. The album starts off with a rather traditional sounding peice, "Oully" which could be a paeon to a lost love. One of the previously mentioned guest artists Princess Juliana appears again for the next track "Feen", a kind of Arabic R&B, its not to my taste but it doesnt sit badly on the album. Things explode with the joyous sounding "Hayanti Inta" driven by relentless handclaps as opposed to drums. Its a stunning peice of music and is likely to remain on my ipod for quite sometime.The next track "Ghwana Bossanova" is destined to feature on numerous chillout albums and really shouldnt exist - an arabic bossanova, but Natacha pulls this off with class and is one of the albums highlights for me. Batthadak is a song that sounds like it could do very well in the French music scene, it has that European touch to it and is very upbeat. Baba El Janna is another slow laid back piece, featuring an absolutely stunning vocal from both Natacha and a male vocalist.

Highlight of the album for me is Wahashni, which sounds like it belongs on the "Foretold" album, again intense handclapping, and some twangy sounding stringed instrument provides the backbone for the song.La lil Khowf is another highlight, an hot inner city night of a song, sultry and ripe, this song is infused with a real passion and could do well given a single release. The album ends on a pure comedown song "Yariat", just Natacha and an acoustic guitar, a sweet lament for a lost love.

So she does it again, no one else can dream of 100 Nations and come up with something so inspired. A definate retun to form.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful, 22 Feb 2013
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Great album. Natasha expertly combines traditional arabic sound and rythms with more western beats to great effect.
I recommend this album to all who enjoys originality.
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