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Egypt The Senegalese star forgoes his bubbly Afro-pop for this set of sacred songs, recorded with the keening strings of an orchestra. But even the ...Egypt The Senegalese star forgoes his bubbly Afro-pop for this set of sacred songs, recorded with the keening strings of an orchestra. But even the ...2005-02-28
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Egypt

Lead Performer: Youssou N'Dour; Producer (group): Nonesuch; Status: In Season

The Senegalese star forgoes his bubbly Afro-pop for this set of sacred songs, recorded with the keening strings of an orchestra. But even the polyrhythmic flair of the Arabian arrangements doesn’t outshine the main attraction. N’Dour’s melismatic meditation on his Muslim faith.

Originally posted February 28 2005 — 12:00 AM EST

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