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Qotob first self-titled album was released on 28th of Augest 2015 in Damascus
The album is the result of collaboration between four young Syrians that were trying to express how it feels to live in a warzone through playing music


Project inspirators Bassel Abou Fakher and Maher Khodor invite Michael and Milad Khawam to join and the quartet sets off to show that Damascus is still alive by composing an album and releasing it in the warzone



The album was funded by Alphonse Munyaneza


Maher Khodor and Michael are now studying at the higher institute of music in Damascus.

Milad moved lately to Berlin and started working on his own project exilistan http://www.exilistan.net/

Artwork by Abdulsalam-Ajaj, now residing in Berlin.

The album was recorded at Savana studios Damascus/Syria 
Sound engineering : Hatem Al deeb 
Packaging expenses sponsored by Hadi Al khani - Déjà vu Resturant – Damascus

Video production by Organon Pictures