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DISC: 1

1. Tomaga - Dub Divers
2. Zzmmyyhh - Ypy
3. Kuzaliwa Upya - Hieroglyphic Being
4. Hilal - Tarek Yamani
5. Vaguement (Haddadi) - Alan Strani
6. And the Ashes of Our Burning Souls Will Fly Away - Ben Bertrand
7. Schein Davon - Conny Frischauf
8. Sitt-Il Muhanna - Aya Metwalli
9. Zumayyah (Remix) - Joakim
10. Ya Mal (Midaf) - Poul Rovsing Olsen (Archive)
11. Zumayyah - Poul Rovsing Olsen (Archive)
12. Haddadi - Poul Rovsing Olsen (Archive)
13. Bahrï - Poul Rovsing Olsen (Archive)

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The pearls of the Gulf have stoked the imagination and desire of people around the world for centuries, their magnificence matched only by the courage of the divers who found them. This project aims to honor the memory of these valiant free-divers, their culture and their music by the means of a 2XLP compilation with undisclosed original recordings of pearl divers and inspired modern-day compositions by artists like Tomaga, YPY, Ben Betrand, Tarek Yamani or Hieroglyphic Being. Along with that record, a 258 pages long book in Arabic and English is available featuring contributions from regional experts and artists to contextualize the tremendously rich theme that is pearling and it's music.