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Fri, 11 Feb 2005

Queen of Night / Ella Leya
As the iTMS grows ever more international, it gives us the chance to explore a vast array of musical styles. Ella Leya is from Azerbaijan; her music is a combination of Middle Eastern and Russian with other influences. A lot of it is soft and haunting, like the Kabbalistic Prayer that made an appearance in Oceans 12. Some are wistful and romantic like I Close My Eyes. And then there's He's Just a Little Boy reminds me of my Russian grandparents, overlaid with with a sound of sabbath prayers.

I've spent a little time in Israel and a very little in Egypt. Here is the sound of a place and an attitude. It's a sound I don't hear very often. That's a real pity.

Queen of Night
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