Made in Medina

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Made in Medina
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Studio album by Rachid Taha
Released 2000
Genre Worldbeat, raï
Length 1:03:52
Label Barclay
Producer Steve Hillage
Rachid Taha chronology
1,2,3 Soleils
(1999)1,2,3 Soleils1999
Made in Medina
(2000)
Rachid Taha Live
(2001)Rachid Taha Live2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau A−[1]

Made in Medina is a studio album by French-Algerian raï artist Rachid Taha, released in 2000 by Barclay Records and produced and arranged by Steve Hillage. Five of the songs were subsequently featured in Taha's live album.

A video clip was made for "Hey Anta".[2]

The song "Barra Barra" was featured in the American films Black Hawk Down and The Hunting Party and is also available on the soundtracks. It also appears in the trailer advertisement for the video game Far Cry 2.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Barra Barra" – 5:48
  2. "Foqt Foqt" – 6:10
  3. "Medina" (album version) – 5:39
  4. "Ala Jalkoum" – 4:55 - with Femi Kuti
  5. "Aïe Aïe Aïe" – 6:30
  6. "Hey Anta" – 4:30
  7. "Qalantiqa" – 5:22
  8. "En Retard" – 4:56
  9. "Vérité" – 6:06
  10. "Ho Chérie Chérie" – 5:30
  11. "Garab" – 8:19

Charts[edit]

Charts (2000) Peak
position
French Albums Chart 38[3]

Personnel[edit]

  • Rachid Taha: Lead Vocals, Composer, Primary Artist
  • Abdel Abrit: Drums
  • Hakim Hamadouche: Mandolute, Vocals (Background)
  • Steve Hillage: Arranger, Composer, Guest Artist, Guitar, Mixing, Producer, Programming, String Arrangements
  • Femi Kuti: Guest Artist, Saxophone, Vocals
  • Hassan Lachal: Percussion
  • Helen Liebmann: Cello
  • Bob Loveday: Violin
  • Robert Mercurio: Bass
  • Jean-Max Mery: Keyboards
  • Stanton Moore: Drums
  • Jeff Raines: Guitar
  • Hossam Ramzy: Percussion, String Arrangements
  • Geoff Richardson: Viola
  • Mahmoud Serour: String Arrangements, Violin
  • Richard Vogel: Keyboards

Source: [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Rachid Taha". Robert Christgau. 
  2. ^ "Hey Anta (Official Video Clip)". Universal Music/Barclay. 2000. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Discographie Rachid Taha". LesCharts.com. Retrieved 21 December 2008.
  4. ^ "Made in Medina (Credits)". allmusic.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014. 

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