Sahara Blue

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Sahara Blue
Sahara Blue by Hector Zazou.jpeg
Studio album by Hector Zazou[1]
Released 1992
Genre Ambient music
Length 61:29
Label Crammed Discs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Sahara Blue is a 1992 concept album produced by Hector Zazou.[3] The album commemorated the 100th year of the death of French poet Arthur Rimbaud and included collaborative musical works by John Cale, Khaled, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Tim Simenon, and David Sylvian.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Strangle You" (Lyrics: Rimbaud, Music: Anneli Drecker, Bill Laswell, Hector Zazou, spoken word: Gérard Depardieu & Anneli Drecker)[1]
  2. "First Evening" (Lyrics: Rimbaud, Music: Kent Condon, John Cale, Hector Zazou [1]
  3. Ophelie (Music: David Sylvian) (feat. Dominique Dalcan & Ryuichi Sakamoto)
  4. Lines (feat. Barbara Gogan)
  5. Youth (feat. Lisa Gerrard & Brendan Perry)
  6. Hapolot Kenym (feat. Sussan Deyhim, Samy Birnbach & Ryuichi Sakamoto)
  7. Hunger (feat. John Cale & Vincent Kenis)
  8. Sahara Blue (feat. Barbara Gogan)
  9. Amdyaz (feat. Khaled & Malka Spigel)
  10. Black Stream (feat. Lisa Gerrard & Brendan Perry)
  11. Harar et les Gallas (feat. Ketema Mekonn & Ryuichi Sakamoto)
  12. Lettre Au Directeur Des Messageries Maritimes (feat. Richard Bohringer, Sussan Deyhim & Bill Laswell)



  1. ^ a b c "Sahara Blue Release Details: CRAMMED DISCS". Crammed Discs. Retrieved 1 May 2012. 
  2. ^ DiGravina, Tim. Sahara Blue at AllMusic
  3. ^ a b Lusk, Jon (September 10, 2008). "Hector Zazou: Eclectic producer and pioneer of world music collaborations". The Independent. via HighBeam Research. Retrieved 28 April 2012. (subscription required)