What Women Want Magazine

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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