On June 8, 2004.

On June 8, 2004, “Nonesuch” label released “Egypt”, the twenty-second Youssou N’Dour album. It was recorded in 2004, and was produced by Youssou N’Dour and Fathy Salama.

Personnel:

  • Youssou N’Dour – vocals, producer, English translations, audio production
  • Fathy Salama– arranger, conductor, audio production
  • Yaser Mal Allah – percussion
  • Beugue Fallou Ensemble – percussion, backing vocals
  • Mamdou Dia – author
  • Mostafa Abd El Azeez – arghul
  • Ahmed El Gazar – sagat
  • Mamdouh El Gebaly – oud
  • Ayman Sedky – duhulla
  • Nidhat Adb El Sameeh – violin
  • Bisheer Ewees – violin
  • Mbaye Dieye Faye – percussion
  • Kabou Gueye, Mama Gueye, Souka Gueye – backing vocals
  • Hasaneen Hindy – mizmar
  • Yuri Kablotsky – violin
  • Babou Laye – kora
  • Ramadan Mansoor – tabla
  • Ndiaga N’Dour, Segui Niang, Alaa El Kashief, Khalid Raaouf – engineer
  • Robert C. Ludwig – mastering
  • Philippe Brun – mixing
  • Frank Olinsky – design
  • Veronique Rolland – photography
  • Thomas Rome – English translations
  • Cheikh Thiam, Cheikh Amala Diallo – English translations, transcription

Track listing:

All tracks by Youssou N’Dour

  1. Allah
  2. Shukran Bamba
  3. Mahdiyu Laye
  4. Tijaniyya
  5. Baay Niasse
  6. Bambathe Poet
  7. Cheikh Ibra Fall
  8. Touba- Daru Salaam
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