In the Oil Fields: An Album by Otagh

Set in southern Iran, this album comprises of short tales that capture the everyday lives of coastal dwellers. These stories depict hopes, dreams, love, thirst, desire, fear, mourning, protest, and migration. Interestingly, the place where these tales are set is the site of Iran's first oil well, which has now transformed into a popular rendezvous spot for lovers.


Musicians: Omid Saidi (words, music, vocals, piano, ney-anbân), Bamdad Afshar (arrangements, electronic sounds), Niusha Ghorbani (vocals, dammam), Pouya Shomali (bass), Asghar Piran (vocals on Ahvâz), Ray Dickaty (saxophones on To the Castle & Blues in the Sea), Amin Salimian (kudu Horn on From Bushehr to Australia)

Recording: Kaveh Abedini, Maziar Babashi (Saba Studio)

Mixing and Mastering: Reza Assadpour

Graphic Design: Studio Kargah

Produced by Hesam Garshasbi

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