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3 Songs from Anatolia

  3 Anadolu Ezgisi It has been said that you cannot translate Anatolian music, you can only feel it. This collection of traditional songs from Turkey features previously unreleased recordings from the Purple Sheep Records archive. The term Anatolia comes from Greek and has both a geographic and cultural meaning. These 3 beautiful songs are thought to have been written by some of the most famous bards of Anatolian history and have been sung for hundreds of years.They reflect the harsh political and natural realities of life for the peoples of Anatolia , and the intimate relationship with nature that

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3 Songs In Kurdish

A collection of traditional songs from Turkey in Kurdish languages Zaza(Dımılki) and Kurmanji ( Kurmanci). This album features previously unreleased recordings from the Purple Sheep Records archive. From the lush multi layered musical arrangements of Venge Yeno to the plaintive bağlama and vocal of Hoynar, these songs show the remarkable versatıility of Paula Darwish and her band, The Country and Eastern Band. Whether the instruments are traditional or electric, each song is performed with the energy and passion that has become the hallmark of Paula Darwish’s music.     About the songs: Venge Yeno – is an anonymous folk song

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Do What You Love

Do what You Love was release on Manchester label Purple Sheep Records in October  2008. The band began working on the album in February 2007 at Airtight Studios in Manchester and the final mastering was done at Rundfunkcentrum in Berlin in April 2008.       1 My Land (Venge Yeno) –  Paula Darwish, based on anonymous Zazaki song ‘Venge Yeno’ 2 Mavilim –  trad 3 Shake me –  Paula Darwish 4 Örmiye –  original by Koma Şirvan 5 Wave – Paula Darwish 6 Daye Daye – original by Koma Şirvan 7 Lakes Below – Paula Darwish 8 River Lea

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Urfa Folk Song 2006

Urfa Folk Song was released by Berlin Label Oriental Media Network in 2006. It was released as an EP and made up of remixes of former recordings which Paula worked on in Berlin with Rasim Baybars and Niklas Schminke.       1. Urfa Folk Song  -traditional anonim 2. Catch the Sun  –  Paula Darwish 3. Dağlara gel (Come to the mountains) – traditional by Aşık Gevheri

Autumn Sessions

Paula Darwish The Country and Eastern Band was recorded  at  ex- Fall member, Una Baines’ house in Dudley Road, Manchester in 2003         1 I am an island Paula Darwish 2 Lakes below Paula Darwish 3 Yeter ki Fikret Kızılog 4 Uyur idik Pir Sultan Abdal Musicians Ric Gibbs: drums, percussion, darbuka, def Ed Cross : bass Ed Wolstenholme: violin/ mandola Chris Williams: Kemençe Kevin Bates: darbuka, flute Pascal Pascalis: bouzouki Paula Darwish: guitar, vocals Engineered & produced by Ormi, Manchester 2003

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