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WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL SITE OF SAMIA MALIK
Born in Saudi Arabia to Pakistani parents, Samia Malik has lived in the UK since she was a child. Drawing widely on her multiple heritages by combining, extending and subverting traditional forms, Samia’s ‘uncompromising’ yet ‘hauntingly beautiful’ work explores contemporary issues around identity, race and gender through powerful songs and visual art.
‘For over 25 years Samia Malik has shown that music can be healing as well as entertaining. Azaadi: Freedom charts a compelling journey towards liberation through powerful Urdu and English songs, art and spoken word’ Sarah Albinali Eastern Eye
Norwich Arts Centre
8PM Tuesday March 6th 2018
'Standout tracks’ are ‘truly moving original Urdu ghazals saturated with birha – melancholic longing’ Amardeep Dhillon Songlines
Touches the soul’ Debjani Chatterjee & Brian D’Arcy Writing in Education
'Wonderfully powerful' Alan Scott Resonance
‘In a world where we are becoming more attune to divisions, ‘Azaadi’ in fact celebrates difference, individualism and originality’ Aisha Farooq DESIblitz
‘Passionate and easily understood across international frontiers’ The Asian Times
‘A wake up call’ Sarwar Kashari Kashmir Images
'Extraordinary power and Joan Baez- like eloquence’ Geeta Doctor The Hindu