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Waqas - One foot in the sink

One Foot In The Sink by Waqas – DIY track & album

Waqas: One Foot In The Sink Download | MP3 (Amazon) Fresh, innovative & personal. There are many techniques associated with writing new songs and albums. Personalisation is one key method that, when done correctly, can have a huge impact. Waqas has been in the music industry for over 20 years, topping mainstream music charts in groups …

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Save Me From Myself by Harris J – Broken Voice

Harris J: Save Me From Myself Download | MP3 New video, new sound, new voice – Harris is back in action! Save Me From Myself is the first single released by Awakening Records after his album Salam. The single was released before Ramadan earlier this year – and the video launched today! Harris J started singing at …

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Maher Zain Atif Aslam Im Alive

I’m Alive by Maher Zain (ft Atif Aslam) – Much Needed Colaboration

Maher Zain: I’m Alive Download | MP3 It’s fantastic to see these two collaborate. Atif Aslam is extremely popular in Pakistan and after entering Bollywood, his popularity increased around the world. Having him enter the Islamic music scene is a real step forward for Islamic music, helping it reach new people. The track has been produced by …

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Sami Yusuf Ya Mustafa

Ya Mustafa by Sami Yusuf – A Classic Live At The Dubai Opera

Sami Yusuf: Ya Mustafa Download | MP3 Sami Yusuf has released a live version of one of his classics – Ya Mustafa. The track was featured on an early album from Sami Yusuf, and is still going strong. The idea of live music is something that has been fading away over the years. The introduction of technology, …

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Peace Train by Yusuf / Cat Stevens – Released In 1971 & Still Going Strong

Yusuf / Cat Stevens: Peace Train Download | MP3 This track is huge! Peace Train is technically not a nasheed (Islamic song), as it was written before Cat Stevens converted to Islam. The lyrics are however positive and the song was later re-sang as a nasheed by Zain Bhikha, and Yusuf himself. Yusuf is still touring with this …

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Harris J Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak by Harris J – Eid 2018 is just around the corner

Harris J: Eid Mubarak Download | MP3 This is a brilliant Eid song! The track is taken from Harris’ debut album Salam, and features Pakistani singer Shujat Ali Khan. Having such a strong track in position 8 on the album gives us an indication of the quality of Harris’ music. I’m sure we have all purchased an album …

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Deen Squad Fajr

Fajr by Deen Squad – It’s easy to wake for Fajr right?

Deen Squad: Fajr Download (UK |US) Why is it so hard to wake up for Fajr? How can I keep this up for the rest of my life? If you find yourself asking these questions you’re not alone. Like all prayers Fajr is extremely important, but perhaps one of the most difficult to pray on time – …

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Humood Kun Anta

Kun Anta by Humood – I don’t speak Arabic but love it!

Hamood: Kun Anta Download (UK |US) I don’t understand Arabic, however this track plays in my head all day! Awakening Records produce for a number of well-known artists such as Maher Zain, Harris J and Mesut Kurtis. At the time of writing this review, Kun Anta is one of the most viewed tracks on their Youtube channel …

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Worth It – Harris J Ft. Safe Adam

Download (UK |US) – Amazon Track number 6 off the album, and what a track! Islamic music is certainly moving forward. Artists and labels such as Harris J, Maher Zain and Awakening Records have all played a major role in the change. This track is up-beat, positive and well-produced. Harris is extremely popular amongst the younger generation …

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Maher Medina

Medina by Maher Zain – Innovative video

Maher Zain: Medina Download (UK |US) – Amazon This is certainly a catchy tune! As the title suggests the song is all about Medina. The full name for the city is Medina-tun-nabi, meaning ‘The city of the prophet’. It is sometimes shortened to Medina meaning ‘The City’. Before the arrival of the prophet (pbuh) it was called …

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The One – Harris J

Harris J: The One Download (UK |US) Positive message, but I feel it’s lacking that special something… As with all Harris’ tracks, The One is well produced and gives out a good message. Maher Zain was actually one of the writers for this one, a well-known artist. The track places importance on the oneness of God, and …

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Harris J - I Promise

I Promise – Harris J

Harris J: I Promise Download (UK | US) I Promise is all about having love and respect for your parents. At a concert in Indonesia, Harris stated that this was currently his favourite track on the album. There are many nasheeds that talk about the importance of parents, particularly the mother. Examples include Mothers Love by Safe …

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The Power – Maher Zain

Maher Zain: The Power Download (UK |US) The Power is indeed a powerful track, both in lyrics and production. The song features a Zulu choir known as Amakhono We Sintu, adding an African theme to the track. The music video was actually filmed in South Africa, opening with Maher watching a Rhinoceros. After this there are many scenes …

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Salam Alaikum – Harris J

Harris J: Salam Alaikum Download (UK |US) Huge track! Salam Alaikum picked up over 50 million Youtube views in one year. This is the title track from Harris’ debut album, Salam. The song has one clear message; to spread Salam (peace) around the world. Not only is the message strong, but the vocals and production are fantastic. …

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Shukran Allah – Safe Adam

Safe Adam: Shukran Allah Download | MP3 (Amazon) Safe Adam has teamed up with t-Series to bring you Shukran Allah, a popular Bollywood track. The original Bollywood song has been sang many times, with different versions available on the web. For example, nasheed artist Nazeel Azmi did a version back in 2014. Safe has applied a …

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Breathing – Safe Adam

Safe Adam: Breathing Download | MP3 (Amazon) Despite being track number 10 on the album, Breathing is once again a breath of fresh air. The song emphasis appreciation for life, and how we should thank Allah for this. The track begins with a simple piano, and introduces additional instruments as we draw closer to the chorus. …

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Sujood – Safe Adam

Safe Adam: Sujood Download | MP3 (Amazon) Track number 8 from the album, Sujood is all about finding Allah. The track emphasises the importance of turning to Allah at times in need, and teaches that calling out to Allah allows our hearts to find peace. It has a cinematic sound and the use of violin helps …

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Invincible – Safe Adam

Safe Adam: Invincible Download | MP3 (Amazon) Another huge track from the album. Invincible is different, fresh, uplifting and powerful. The song has been selected to appear on the “The most beautiful songs in the world” playlist on Spotify – that’s got to tell us something! Invincible teaches us to have appreciation for everything we have …

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Praise by Safe Adam – We Should Do It More

Safe Adam: Praise Download | MP3 (Amazon) As the title track from the album, Praise had high expectations – and I wasn’t disappointed. This song has one simple message – Praise Allah. While the track has been kept simple lyrically, it subtly refers to key messages presented in the Quran and Hadith. Let’s analyse! Buy the song …

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