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The Israeli pianist Idan Raichel is joined by a stellar cast of guests for this album: Ana Moura starts singing in unison with Raichel in Hebrew on ‘Sabe Deus’, before the song opens out into a languorous Lusaphone Fado.
The next track, ‘Ana Ana Wa Enta Enta’, features the Palestinian Mira Awad and a clatter of percussion. Most surprising of all is Andreas Scholl, busting Israeli music’s taboo about the German language.
The Idan Raichel Project
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