What is the meaning of Desert Rose by Sting?

What is the meaning of Desert Rose by Sting?

But it’s true that ‘Desert Rose’ has a definite Arabic, North African flavor.” The song’s backing track came from Sting and his band simply jamming ideas, which Sting described as “a song about longing, a kind of Sufi [Islam] idea – romantic love as an analog for the greater love of God.”

What language is sung in Desert Rose?

In what language does Cheb Mami sing this song? Cheb sings his portions of “Desert Rose” purely in Arabic.

Who is the Arab singer in Desert Rose?

Cheb Mami
“Desert Rose” itself represents a mix of cultures: In pursuit of an authentic Arabic theme, Sting asked French-Algerian vocalist Cheb Mami if he would join the former Police frontman in a duet, composing a counter-melody and Arabic lyrics to Sting’s half of the song.

Is Desert Rose about Dune?

“The lyrics of the song are inspired by the Frank Herbert novel, Dune, of which Sting is a fan.” Honestly I’m not much of a Sting fan. The lyrics seem to be about desire and longing.

What does ELE Yele meaning?

Meaning : The owner of doves.

Where is Cheb Mami from?

Saïda, AlgeriaCheb Mami / Place of birthSaïda is a commune and the capital city of Saïda Province, Algeria. Wikipedia

Is Adenium a bonsai?

Desert Rose Adenium obesum is very popular as a common ornamental house plant, but is often trained as a bonsai plant! It is easy to propagate the Adenium obesum plant from cuttings or to grow it from seed.

How did Sting and Cheb Mami meet?

Sting, who reached out to Mami after hearing him perform at a Paris gig, says the beauty of the partnership lay in the song’s power to overcome their language. “I met with Cheb Mami and I told him: ‘Look, I have a song I would like you to perform on,’ but I didn’t tell him what it was about,” Sting recalls.

Is Cheb Mami still in jail?

A singer jailed in France for abducting an ex-partner and trying to abort her child has been paroled after serving less than half his five-year sentence. Mohammed Khalifati, an Algerian-born singer whose stage name is Cheb Mami, was freed on condition he did not discuss his case and stayed in France.

How old is the singer Sting?

70 years (October 2, 1951)Sting / Age

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What is Le RAÏ?

raï, a type of Algerian popular music that arose in the 1920s in the port city of Oran and that self-consciously ran counter to accepted artistic and social mores. An amalgam of local Algerian and Western popular-music styles, raï emerged as a major world-music genre in the late 1980s.