LIDIO is a label dedicated to releasing music from artists, musicians and composers experiencing censorship, threats or persecution due to their musical activities. We are a sub label to Grappa Musikkforlag - Norway's largest independent record label. 

 

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LIDIO 

by SafeMUSE

c/o Sentralen, Pb. 183 Sentrum, 0102 Oslo, Norway

www.safemuse.org

With support from:
MFO (The Norwegian Musicians Union)

NOPA (Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists)

The Norwegian Society of Composers

Nordic Culture Point

 

"WE NEED PEACE"

 

Modern sounding Sudanese blues, driven by Hamids warm tone and Reiersruds exceptional guitar.

 

"A last call for the Sudanese to reconsolidate and make peace instead of war in the country."

Abazar Hamid

Songs about peace: February 1st 2019 marks the release date for “We Need Peace” by Sudanese artist Abazar Hamid. He has teamed up with world-class guitarist Knut Reiersrud, who has produced the record and who also plays guitar on all five tracks.
The result is a unique, modern sounding Sudanese blues, driven by Hamids warm tone and Reiersruds exceptional guitar.

TRACKS: The Most Beautiful Country (اجمل بلد) · We Need Peace · Syrian Dream · Waiting for You (فى إنتظارك..) · Nile Avenue (شارع النيل)more…
 

EP - WE NEED PEACE 
LIDIO/ Grappa 1003/2019-EP
Release 1 February 2019
Artist: Abazar Hamid
Artistic producer: Knut Reiersrud
Mixed and master: Reidar Skår
Musicians: 
Abazar Hamid (vocal / guitar)
Knut Reiersrud (guitar)
Åsmund Wilter Kildal Eriksson (bass)
Geir Akselsen (drums)
Kenneth Hammer (keyboard)
Choir from Kanebogen Primary School, conductor Anders Andersen
Recorded at Arctic Film and Audio Studio, Harstad, Norway