Key issues of contemporary Arab society addressed through the culture of musicneglected in favor of a frivolous pursuit (Toameh 2004). ... that Arabs were casually singing as Iraq burned, that the show might distract people from the more serious problem of the war. ... the case of Super Star 4a#39;s runner-up Saad Mjarred, a Moroccan singer who had been living in New York before his successful audition.
|Title||:||Music and Media in the Arab World|
|Author||:||Michael Aaron Frishkopf|
|Publisher||:||American Univ in Cairo Press - 2010|