- Closer Than Veins
Closer Than Veins Studio album by Outlandish Released 2005
Genre Hip hop Label RCA, Sony BMG Producer Mintman - Lucas Secon - Saqib Outlandish chronology Beats, Rhymes & Life
Closer Than Veins
Sound of a Rebel
Closer Than Veins is the third album by the Danish hip-hop group Outlandish, released in 2005. The album was critically acclaimed for its mature outlook and potent lyrics.
- Any Given Time
- Look Into My Eyes Video
- Just Me
- Kom Igen (feat. U$O, ADL & Salah Edin)Video
- Nothing Left To Do
- Beyond Words (feat. Burhan G) (the song samples "Ederlezi", a popular traditional folk song of the Romani minority in former Yugoslavia)
- Words Stuck To Heart (replaced by "In Good Hands" on UK version)
- Reggada (feat. Taibi & Dany Raï)
- Callin’ U Video
- I’ve Seen (feat. Sami Yusuf)
- Una Palabra (feat. Majid)
- I Only Ask of God (Sólo le pido a Dios, Leon Gieco) Video
- Redemption Song (only on UK Album edition)
- In Good Hands (Deluxe/International Album edition)
- Angels Lower Their Wings (Deluxe/International Album edition)
The lyrics to all tracks are written by Outlandish, except for "Look Into My Eyes" that is principally written by Gihad Ali, and "Just Me","Una Palabra" and "Nothing Left To Do", which are principally written by Omar Shah.
"Callin' U" is taken from the Arabic song "Tamally Maak" by Egyptian superstar Amr Diab.
Closer than veins is the second world album of Outlandish after their album Bread & Barrels of Water. By this album Outlandish has already become a major band in Europe and great inroads to Eastern Europe.
The singles from this album ("Callin' U", "Look Into My Eyes" & "I Only Ask of GOD") reached the European charts. In 2006 Outlandish won MTV European music award for their album Closer Than Veins and their single "Look Into My Eyes". BBC featured the band prominently describing it as a unique hip-hop R&B band. In 2007 the deluxe edition of Closer Than Veins released in UK for the first time. The album sold 2.8 million copies worldwide.
- Waqas Ali Qadri - group member
- Isam Bachiri - group member
- Lenny Martinez - group member
Waqas Ali Qadri · Isam Bachiri · Lenny Martinez Outlandish AlbumsOutland's Official (2000) · Bread & Barrels of Water (2002) · Closer Than Veins (2005) · Sound of a Rebel (2009) Singles"Belly Dance" · "Man binder os på mund og hånd" · "Pacific To Pacific" in connection with Amnesty International · "Saturday Night" from "Pizza King" OST · "Kun Min" (Only Mine) · "Keep It Halal" · "Rock All Day" Collaborations withMajid · Sami Yusuf · Seven8Six · Native DeenCategories:
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