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Tinariwen - Tassili (Deluxe) Imidiwan Ma Tenam (feat. Nels Cline)

Contributors

  • ISRC:FR9W11103435
  • Recorded:2011 Tassili N'Ajjer's Desert - South Algeria
  •  ©2011 WEDGE S.A.R.L., under exclusive license to Anti, Inc.
  • Guitars, Lead Vocals:Ibrahim Ag Alhabib
  • Background Vocals, Claps:Alhassane Ag Touhami
  • Guitars, Bass, Percussions, Claps, Background Vocals:Eyadou Ag Leche
  • Guitars, Claps, Background Vocals:Elaga Ag Hamid
  • Percussions, Claps, Background Vocals:Said Ag Ayad
  • Percussions, Claps, Background Vocals:Mohamad Ag Tahada
  • Claps, Background Vocals:Mustapha Ag Ahmed
  • Guitars:Aroune Ag Alhabib
  • Guitars:Nels Cline
  • Guitar:Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni

Lyrics

What have you got to say, my friends
About this painful time we’re living through?
You’ve left this desert where you say you were born,
You’ve gone and abandoned it
We live in ignorance and it holds all the power
The desert is jealous and its men are strong
While it’s drying up, green lands exist elsewhere
We live in ignorance
And it holds all the power