1,2,3 Soleils

1, 2, 3
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Live album by
Released1999
RecordedSeptember 26, 1998, in Paris
GenreRaï
Length96:44
LabelBarclay Records
ProducerSteve Hillage
Rachid Taha chronology
Dîwan
(1998)
1, 2, 3
(1999)
Made in Medina
(2000)
Khaled chronology
Hafla
(1998)
1, 2, 3 Soleils
(1999)
Kenza
(1999)
Faudel chronology
Baïda
(1997)
1, 2, 3 Soleils
(1999)
Samra
(2001)

1, 2, 3 Soleils (1, 2, 3 Suns) is a live album performed by Algerian artists Rachid Taha, Khaled and Faudel, widely hailed as the three masters of raï music. The concert, a unique event, took place in 1998 in Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, and the songs consisted of the most famous from all three artists plus a few Algerian classics. All 23 were divided into two discs, produced and arranged by Steve Hillage, released by Barclay in 1999.

The album has attained 2× gold certification and the DVD video has attained gold certification from Syndicat National de l'Edition Phonographique.[1][2]

A shortened US one compact disc release of the album was released by Ark 21.

Track listing[]

Disc One
No.TitleLead vocalsLength
1."Khalliouni Khalliouni"Instrumental5:39
2."Menfi"Taha, Khaled, Faudel5:41
3."Eray"Faudel, Khaled4:40
4."N'ssi N'ssi"Khaled5:14
5."Ida"Taha7:08
6."Baida"Faudel5:42
7."Omri"Faudel, Taha5:44
8."Voilà Voilà"Taha, Faudel, Khaled5:50
9."Indie"Taha, Khaled5:38
10."Chebba"Khaled, Taha, Faudel5:30
11."Sahra"Khaled4:42
Disc Two
No.TitleLead vocalsLength
1."Madeeh"Khaled7:24
2."Wahrane Wahrane"Khaled4:58
3."Les Ailes"Khaled5:14
4."Le Camel"Khaled, Faudel5:28
5."Abdel Kader"Khaled, Taha, Faudel5:12
6."Bent Sahra"Khaled, Taha7:21
7."Aïcha"Khaled, Faudel6:51
8."Tellement N'Brick"Faudel9:10
9."Didi"Khaled, Taha, Faudel6:08
10."Ya Rayah"Taha, Khaled, Faudel7:28
11."Daiman" (Bonus)Taha, Khaled, Faudel4:15
12."Comme d'Habitude" (Bonus)Taha, Khaled, Faudel4:15

Professional rating[]

Allmusic rated it 4 out of 5.[3]

Personnel[]

Khaled, Faudel and Rachid Taha were supported by:

Source:[5]

References[]

  1. ^ "Syndicat National de l'Edition Phonographique gold certified albums for the year 1999". Archived from the original on 2006-11-23. Retrieved 2006-07-29.
  2. ^ "Syndicat National de l'Edition Phonographique gold certified videos for the year 1999". Archived from the original on 2006-11-18. Retrieved 2006-07-29.
  3. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r568570
  4. ^ Discogs - Zachary Alford - (profile & discography)
  5. ^ "1,2,3 Soleils (Crs)". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 November 2014.

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