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Judas | Lady Gaga lyrics
Rolling in the Deep | Adele lyrics
Till the World Ends | Britney Spears lyrics
Born This Way | Lady Gaga lyrics
The Edge of Glory | Lady Gaga lyrics
Formed in 1982, in strikingly unusual circumstances for a musical ensemble, Tinariwen blend ancient musical traditions with radical contemporary politics. Despite severe natural and man-made hardships, young Kel Tamashek exiles continued performing the traditional music of their Tuareg forebears in the southern Sahara while simultaneously fighting against the government of Mali. Forced to seek an alternative to starvation and repression in drought-stricken Mali, many of these young nomads hoped to attain a better life by striking up what proved to be an uneasy alliance with Libya.