Zamalek is an island in Cairo in the middle of the Nile. But also a neighbourhood, something in between. This album is about the sky you can’t see from this island and the things that swim in it. Zamalek is a warm cuddle from your trusted friend, a fist in the nape from your best enemy.
released July 24, 2013
Recorded and mixed in two different sessions by Raffaele Pilia.
Songs & lyrics by Nick Rivera.
Pigeons Fly Freak, Coma, I Try So Hard, I always Do.
Nick Rivera: drum, voice, acoustic/electric guitar, french horn
Mirco Pilloni: electric guitars
Max Coni: trombone
Obliquo the WereCat, The Wasp and the Butcher.......and the Bird, The Beast.
Nick Rivera: acoustic guitar, voice
Alessandro Coronas: electric guitar
Elia casu: electric guitar
Matteo Muntoni: bass
Stefano Vacca: drum
Special thanks to Claudia and Alessandro Coronas for their genuine, constant support. Corrado Loi, bass on "I Always Do" and "I Try So Hard". Stefania Secci, voice on "The Beast" and "I Try So Hard", Max Coni trombone on "Coma" and "I Always Do", Giobia Siccardian and Massimo leonardi voice on Hate Ya, La bèl, Margit Van Der Swart, Egle Sommacal, Juffage, Here I Stay, Takoma, Plasma Expander, Bungalow62, Seminaria, Susteinable Happiness, Hackney, Alessandra Soi, Andrea Usai, Was.
"The Wasp and the Butcher.......and the Bird" (Video):
Alessandro Rana and Salvatore Asta who shooted "The Wasp and the Butcher.......and the Bird", the Interno 24 and Betto, Luca, Emilio, Arrogalla, Neeva, Dainocova, Hola La Poyana, Riccardo, Emma e mamma Alessandra, Ivo e Piè, Pippo e Patrizia, Lorena, Vera, Giorgia, Paola, Frangia.
Artwork and graphic design by Alberto Spada aka Il Carbonauta.
Saletta Team, Eticando.
2013 La bèl netlabel/Pigeons records.