Liberté is a 2009 studio album by Khaled. The album is Khaled's first studio album to feature original material following a five-year hiatus. The album marks a shift to a more acoustic Raï orientated sound. However, in contrast to his previous work, the album incorporates elements of Gnawa music, as seen on the track "Gnaoui. It also features Egyptian string performances recorded in Cairo. The album was recorded in the studio under live conditions to replicate the energy of his live performances. On November 21, 2009, Khaled performed tracks from the album at the MGM Grand Las Vegas.

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  • ليبرتي هو ألبوم إستوديو للفنان الشاب خالد صدر في 2009. (ar)
  • Liberté is a 2009 studio album by Khaled. The album is Khaled's first studio album to feature original material following a five-year hiatus. The album marks a shift to a more acoustic Raï orientated sound. However, in contrast to his previous work, the album incorporates elements of Gnawa music, as seen on the track "Gnaoui. It also features Egyptian string performances recorded in Cairo. The album was recorded in the studio under live conditions to replicate the energy of his live performances. The meaning of the title track "Liberté" has been described by the artist as the attainment of freedom at the cost of ones innocence. Khaled describes "Sidi Rabbi" as a prayer for repentance for any pain he has caused to his parents. The album features two covers two songs by the Algerian artist Blaoui Houari; "Zabana" and "Papa". Zabana is a tribute to Ahmed Zabana, the first man to be executed by the French in Oran during the Algerian revolution, whereas "Papa" is a tribute to the memory of his father."Papa" is a song's written by a French talented musician :Philippe Gouadin The Guardian, Friday 8 May 2009, in reviewing the CD, commenced with the comment that "Khaled, the "king of Rai", became a celebrity across Europe and the Middle East in the early 1990s, provoking scenes worthy of Beatlemania..." and noted that the new CD continued his "growing interest in acoustic styles". On November 21, 2009, Khaled performed tracks from the album at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. (en)
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  • ليبرتي هو ألبوم إستوديو للفنان الشاب خالد صدر في 2009. (ar)
  • Liberté is a 2009 studio album by Khaled. The album is Khaled's first studio album to feature original material following a five-year hiatus. The album marks a shift to a more acoustic Raï orientated sound. However, in contrast to his previous work, the album incorporates elements of Gnawa music, as seen on the track "Gnaoui. It also features Egyptian string performances recorded in Cairo. The album was recorded in the studio under live conditions to replicate the energy of his live performances. On November 21, 2009, Khaled performed tracks from the album at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. (en)
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