Awakening Music is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Muslim American singer-songwriter Raef’s sophomore album: Mercy. Featuring 14 tracks, Raef’s new album brings forth a new sound for Western Muslim art using country rock music.
Unlike previous releases , Mercy was recorded and produced in the Country Music capital of the world: Nashville, Tennessee, with additional production being done in Bandung, Indonesia.
“This album is an invitation to welcome mercy into your own life. An invitation to passionately seek mercy, and to be a source of mercy for yourself and those around you. Every song on this album is a fruit from a tree rooted in the soil of ra’fah (clemency),” writes Raef.
“With the release of Raef’s second album, Awakening Music is proud to mark a new milestone in our company’s journey. Naming it Mercy is a reflection of what we try to bring about and to embody every day through the work we do at Awakening. This album marks a fresh direction for contemporary Muslim Music and we hope it will contribute to the flourishing Western Muslim cultural identity,” commented Bara Kherigi, Director of Awakening Music.
- Awakening Music is headquartered in London and is an award-winning record label promoting the finest of modern Muslim talent from all over the world. It has artists from USA, Sweden, Macedonia, Germany and Kuwait amongst others.
- Raef is an Awakening artist with a pioneering sound who is setting new standards for contemporary Muslim Music and Muslim Rock Music.
More information about the new album can be found on: www.awakening.org
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