The Act of Falling from the 8th Floor is the new collaborative album between Carl Gari, a trio of German musicians made up of Jonas Yamer, Till Funke and Jonas Friedlich, and Abdullah Miniawy which is an Egyptian musician and poet, currently based in France. It is out on September 6th via Whities.
According to the press release, it isfocussed around the poem in ‘B’aj بعاج’ that forms the lyrical centrepiece of the record. In this song Abdullah is the protagonist, jumping from the 8th floor of a building in Cairo. While falling he describes a unique scene happening on every balcony, painting a dark picture of Egyptian society. Full streaming is available below.