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Interpreter: Aynur
Label: Sony Music Türkiye
Location: Turkey

Despite, or perhaps because of, having her 2004 album 'Keçe Kurdan' removed from Turkish record shops thanks to a court decision, Kurdish singer Aynur is a legendary figure in the Kurdish community. The decision, which indicated that her album 'encouraged separatism', was later rescinded, and her career continues to go from strength to strength. Her new release delivers mournful depictions of unrequited love and yearning, underscored by delicate arrangements.

MG/23.11.2010