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Tinariwen - Tassili (Deluxe) Tameyawt

Contributors

  • ISRC:FR9W11103433
  • 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

Lyrics

How I miss Tameyawt
His walls are baked of earth
His village has turned green again
And his mountain boulders are smooth and long
My homeland is Timyawin
Timetren to the opposite mountain slope
My country is Afara
And the wells at Assamalmal and Assawa
I’ll climb the mountain of Tarawant
And sacrifice a beautiful young goat up there
I’ll utter a joyful cry that will be heard
All the way to Tessalit.