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Bird Under Water

by arooj aftab

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elofhj elm thick global grooves, soaring sweet swirling vocals, deep rhythmic foundation Favorite track: baghon main pade jhoole.
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staxmotown I see a sun slowly being sucked into a crimson sea
And as she withdraws, the foam sings her farewell
My eyes are lost in the horizon
The time of a blink of an eye, confrontation with the soul
Meeting with truth
And for you who is gone Favorite track: baghon main pade jhoole.
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Badzie Beautiful, ululating, entrancing sound paintings. Favorite track: na ja balam pardes.
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Team Oktopus If we had to listen only to one album for one year in a row this album would be it. Unbelievable beautiful and deeply touching. Favorite track: man kunto maula.
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lullaby 03:52
aey na balam 05:40


Dark post-pop meets mystic muse, Arooj Aftab's Bird Under Water undulates and scintillates. A masterful expression of lyrical and acoustic soul, tripped out through analog voltage and experimental digital filters.


released March 9, 2015

Bird Under Water
Written, Arranged and Produced by Arooj Aftab

Arooj Aftab - Vocals
Jörn Bielfeldt - Drums/Percussion
Mario Carrillo - Contra-Bass
Bhrigu Sahni - Acoustic/Electric Guitar
Magda Giannikou - Accordion on tracks 2, 3 and 4
Sonny Singh - Trumpet on tracks 2 and 5
Baqir Abbas - Bansuri on track 1
Rakae Jamil - Sitar on track 3

Tracks 2, 3 and 5 co-written with Bhrigu Sahni
Mixed and Mastered by Jeremy Loucas
Engineered by Joshua Valleau and Alex Syner
Album Art by Anum Awan and Yikun Liang

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