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Emel Mathlouti’s new music video feels good!

The Tunisian singer has just published on YouTube a new version of the video clip of her song Kelmti Horra, the title track of her 2012 album. A cover version performed in the company of a bevy of artists from all over the world!

You may have seen on the web the new video clip of the song Kelmti Horra by Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi.

Released 3 days ago, it is a collaborative project launched during the confinement. The young woman took advantage of this period to contact 53 artists musicians, singers, and dancers of 22 different nationalities, and compiled their performances which were spread over no less than 100 videos and audio tracks in a patchwork full of talent.


“United for freedom”

The result: a cover of the hit song from his 2012 album, which aims to spread a message of unity and empathy in these difficult times. “I feel hopeful and proud to have been able to bring together an incredible group of talented people from different backgrounds, different cultures, each adding their own touch, their own interpretation, their own emotion. All united for freedom,” said the singer.



A message of unity

In the lyrics, the song takes a stand for justice and freedom for all: a universal message, which no doubt contributed to getting so many artists to collaborate. In fact, the singer performed Kelmti Horra (My Word Is Free) at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in 2015, accompanied by a wonderful Norwegian orchestra of 66 musicians.

The title has apparently not aged a bit, as it has already been viewed nearly 80,000 times on YouTube, in just three days. Or how to combine business with pleasure in times of confinement.


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Published on 16 July 2020