Favorite Song of the Day: Live From Xinjiang

Abdulla Abdurehim – Ata

A gorgeous song by a popular Uyghur performer.

From Wikipedia:

Abdulla Abdurehim is a singer who mixes traditional Uyghur music with pop melodies and electronic instruments, and who is probably the most well known musician from this region. He is also known as the “king of Uyghur Pop”. His song “Father” is a classical example of this type of music.[33] His music was played during the opening ceremonies of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

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