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Studio album by Khaled and Safy Boutella
Released 1988
Recorded Studio Artistic Palace
and Studio Paradise, London
Genre Rai
Length 42:36
Label Zone Music
Producer Martin Meissonnier and Safy Boutella
Khaled chronology
Hada Raykoum
Safy Boutella chronology
- Kutché
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Kutché is a studio album from Algerian artists Cheb Khaled and Safy Boutella. It is the only collaboration between the two artists. Khaled would later rise to be one of the most famous raï artists outside Algeria, while Safy Boutella would continue his career as a jazzman in Europe.

The album was re-released by Stern's Music and Intuition Music.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "La Camel" – 5:33
  2. "Kutché" – 5:59
  3. "El Lela" – 5:02
  4. "Baroud" – 3:58
  5. "Chebba" – 5:48
  6. "Hana-Hana" – 5:26
  7. "Chab Rassi" – 5:04
  8. "Minuit" – 5:51


The main title of the album Kutché is the adaptation of a popular Moroccan song "mul al Kutché", meaning "owner of the Kutché", which is a kind of barouche used to transport people in some Moroccan towns (mainly tourists nowadays) like Marrakesh or Meknes, it originates from the Spanish coche,this album sold 1 million copies.


  1. ^ Tarte, Bob. Kutché at AllMusic