Behind the Music - Olcay Bayir Thu, 2015-01-22 19:35

In Behind The Music this week, we meet Olcay Bayir, a Kurdish-Turkish singer who brings the regions of Anatolia & Mesopotamia to life through music. We learn all about her varied influences and hear some beautiful tracks form her debut album ‘Neva/Harmony’. Olcay Bayir performed on Friday 23d January in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS.

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Track listing (all tracks from album ‘Neva/Harmony’ by Olcay Bayir):

1. Min Beriya Te Kiriye
2. Benim Yarim
3. Lay Lay
4. Melamet Hirkasi
5. Jarnana

Produced by Katie Bruce and Alex Richardson

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