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Zaïm (Thawra mix) الزّعيم - ثورة مكس

checkpoint303 on March 04, 2012 02:28


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    This song is part of Checkpoint 303's latest EP release entitled "Sidi Bouzid Syndrome", a 4-track EP by Checkpoint 303 (Tunisia/Palestine/France).

    Duration: 3:25 / Released: 03.2012 / Al Zaïm (engl. the leader) combines excerpts from a well-know play by Egyptian actor Adel Imam with field recordings performed by Sound Catcher Yosh in Tahrir square during the revolution. The demonstrators repeat the slogan: al cha3b youreed isqat al nidham (engl. the people want the fall of the regime). You can find out more about this
    slogan and its derivatives in the so-called arab spring here:
    The controversial position of the actor A. Imam during the earlier days of the revolution contrasts with the message of the play Al Zaïm, but ironically coincides with some statements made by the character he played in the play....

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