21 Dec

Youssra’s band officially released their very first publicly funded album “No’oum Nasyeen” with the support of the Arab fund for art and culture. We had a chat with this bucket-full of talent to catch the behind-the lyrics stories! “My music is very personal, usually things I have seen and stories I have lived provoke me enough to sing about them,” Youssra explains. Of course we seized the opportunity and asked about “Jessica” the song that tells a story of a girl whose partner left her one month before their wedding to run away with “Jessica”. While you would expect a revenge tune that scolds Mr. EX, Jessica is quite a happy track, where Youssra  prays God to bless Jessica. “It is actually a true story, of course it hurt when it happened but then it became a joke!” Youssra says.

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