The song (and video clip) are dedicated to those young people who lost their lives during the Egyptian uprising.
|Amr Diab in the studio recording "Masr Alet"|
Below in the promo for the song:
The popular web site Wikeez.com reports that the release of this song is not without controversy. Click here to read their article.
Here is an excerpt from their article:
At the time Amr Diab came out to defend himself, denying his escape from Egypt with the start of the Egyptian revolution, our "Wikeez" correspondent in Cairo knew from sources in Cairo International Airport that Amr Diab had traveled to London on January 25 with his family and children, and came back on Monday.
As a result, Amr's fans and public considered that he let them down by escaping to London, and launched an aggressive campaign against him on Facebook: "Goodbye Amr Diab, you better stay home" and asked him to quit singing because he has lost his audience. (Source: Wikeez.com)
To read the full article on Wikeez.com, see http://www.wikeez.com/en/music/watch-amr-diabs-video-clip-masr-alat-9697