Gaza Blues: Hymns of Love, Death and Resistance

Haidar Eid, Gaza Blues

Haidar Eid discusses his album Gaza Blues:

“When Israel committed one of its ugliest crimes in the Shujaiya neighborhood of Gaza City in July 2014 — the massacre of dozens of people — I became a different person.

I felt a cocktail of mixed emotions: helplessness, horror, pain, loneliness, alienation, melancholy and resilience.

Being an activist at that moment didn’t help me stop a US-made Israeli F16 from targeting Khuzaa, or another US-made weaponized vehicle from shelling the houses of Beit Hanoun. I felt like the long and dark nights were in cahoots with apartheid Israel — they were both against me…”

Read the full article at Electronic Intifada

The songs are dedicated to the courage and resistance of the Palestinian people on the journey to justice and freedom. All proceeds from sales of the song will be donated towards the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. Listen to samples and purchase the album at Indiepush.

October 22, 2015 • Tags: , • Posted in: Musicians, Poetry

One Response to “Gaza Blues: Hymns of Love, Death and Resistance”

  1. Ahmed Shatat - March 2, 2016

    Gaza under The Fire

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