Debu American Muslim musicians based in Indonesia

Debu American Muslim musicians based in Indonesia

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Debu is a group of Muslim musicians formed in 2001 and currently based in South Jakarta, Indonesia. Most of the band’s members are American, with other members from England, Sweden and Indonesia. Their band name is an Indonesian language means “dust”. Debu’s music has sound mix of Middle Eastern strings, thumping drums, flutes, violins, an Irish harp, santur, flamenco guitar, baglama, tambura, oud, dumbek and some Indonesian instruments. Their music lyrics are about peace, the love and longing to the Creator, and other Islamic messages. The songs are mainly in Indonesian, but there are also some in Arabic, English, Persian, Turkish, Spanish and Chinese language. They have released four Indonesian albums and one Turkish album.

Albums

Indonesian albums

  • Mabuk Cinta (Drunk with Love) – 2003
    • 1. Ampunilah Saya (Forgive Me)
    • 2. Cinta Saja (Just Love)
    • 3. Lautan Hatiku (The Sea of My Heart)
    • 4. Badan dan Hati (Body and Soul)
    • 5. Insyaa Allah (If Allah Wills)
    • 6. Didalam Taman Kekasih (In My Beloved’s Garden)
    • 7. Asyik Nama Allah (Madly in Love with the Name of Allah)
    • 8. Dari Timur Terbit Cahaya (From the East Dawns the Light)
    • 9. Mustafa Ainul Waraa (Mustafa, the Essence of Mankind)
    • 10. Allah, Hati MemanggilMu (Allah, My Heart Calls Out to You)
  • Makin Mabuk (Even More Drunk) – 2004
    • 1. Pesta Asyik (Joyous Celebration)
    • 2. Mazhab Cinta (The Path of Love)
    • 3. Biduan InstanaNya (Singing in His Place)
    • 4. Astaghfirullah (Lord Forgive Me)
    • 5. Tawanan Kegembiraan (Prisoner of Joy)
    • 6. Salawat Buat Ahmad (Blessings on Ahmad)
    • 7. Don’t Turn Back
    • 8. Mabuk Mabuk (Drunk, Drunk)
    • 9. Angin Sepoi2 (Gentle Breeze)
    • 10. Ucapkanlah Bersama (Say It Together)
    • 11. Satu Lagu Lagi (Sing One More Song)
    • 12. Gerbang Tol (Toll Gate)
    • 13. Ayolah Jiwa Yang Tenang (Come on, Tranquil Soul)
  • Nyawa dan Cinta (The Soul and Love) – 2006
    • 1. Nyawa dan Cinta (The Soul and Love)
    • 2. Agama (Religion)
    • 3. Harta Dalam Puing (Treasure in the Ruins)
    • 4. Babun Nikmat (The Door of Delight)
    • 5. Kami Tak Keluar (We’re not Leaving)
    • 6. Hentakkanlah Kaki (Stomp Your Feet)
    • 7. Tobat Berkali-kali (Again and Again)
    • 8. Sallallahu
    • 9. Dendang Sufi (Sufi Tale)
    • 10. Kemerdekaan (Freedom)
  • Gubahan Pecinta (A Travel Guide) – 2007

Turkish album

  • Hep Beraber (Let’s Say It Together) – 2007
    • 1. Sallallahu (Blessings)
    • 2. Ancak Ask (Just Love)
    • 3. Ya Laitani (Where’s the Joy of Life?)
    • 4. Ask Mezhebi (The Path of Love)
    • 5. Gonlum Seni Cagiriyor (My Heart Calls Out to You)
    • 6. Lailaheillallah (Translated:Allah is the only God; Let’s Say It All Together)
    • 7. Palace Troubadour
    • 8. Sarayda (Palace Troubadour)
    • 9. Halk Duasi (Every Man’s Prayer)
    • 10. Mustafa Gemisinde (Mustafa’s Ship, a.s.)

Compilation album

  • Palace Troubadour – 2007
    • 1. Sarayda (In the Palace) – Turkish
    • 2. My Heart Calls Out to You – English
    • 3. Borracho, Borracho (Drunk with Love) – Spanish
    • 4. Mehtapta (In the Moonlight) – Turkish
    • 5. Jin Ni Ming Bai (Only You Understand) – Chinese
    • 6. Mutribul-Qasr (Palace Troubadour) – Arabic
    • 7. Ayunan Asmara (The Swing of Love) – Indonesian
    • 8. Palace Troubadour – English
    • 9. Sallallahu (Blessings) – Turkish/Arabic
    • 10. Ya Laitani (Where’s the Joy of Life?) – Arabic
    • 11. Nyawa dan Cinta (The Soul and Love) – Indonesian
    • 12. Dendang Sufi (A Sufi Tale) – Indonesian
    • 13. L’Alba (The Dawn) – Italian featuring Hayam Nur as Sufi
    • 14. Solamente Amor (Only Love) – Spanish
    • 15. The Prophet’s Path – English

Members

  • Mustafa Ibn Daood
  • Ali Mujahid
  • Muhammad Saleem
  • Daood Abdullah
  • Dhimas Ramadhan
  • Abdul Wahab
  • Fatimah Husniah
  • Layla Wafiah
  • Naseem Nahid DeVoe
  • Shakurah Yasirah
  • Naimah Mahmoud
  • Najmah Hakimah

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One Response

  1. Salaam,
    My name is Ibrahim from DEBU. We are interested in performing in Burma for the muslim community there. If you know of any good festivals or contacts that could help us put on a tour there, please let me know. My email is ic@musikdebu.com.
    Thank you beforehand.

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