A new song for the Arab Spring

A new flower blossoms in the Arab Spring and involves the legendary music producer, Quincy Jones, who has collaborated with Emirati social entrepreneur Badr Jafar, to jointly produce the Arabic charity single entitled "TOMORROW/BOKRA." The song involves 24 leading Arab artists from 16 nations across the Middle East and North Africa singing with one voice for a better tomorrow.

CNN, the global media partner to this initiative, offered this report:

"A charity single made by legendary music producer Quincy Jones featuring some of the Arab world's top recording artists has become an internet hit. The official video for "Tomorrow/Bokra," (Bokra is the Arabic word for tomorrow) has been watched more than two million times on YouTube since it was released earlier this month. The album released last week. "People gave their soul to this project," said Jones. "This is not about records and money. This is about the young kids."

The proceeds will go to fund musical, artistic and cultural projects for children in the Middle East.

Here is a link to the official website of TOMORROW / BOKRA.

The lyrics
Tomorrow comes another day; happy with us, to give us joy.
Plant life with expectations, love and hope wherever we go.
Tomorrow, days will bring us together in goodness and peace.
Oh, World! Together, together , together we'll colour the universe with our songs.
Who says we can't change the face of the world today?
What do you say we erase darkness with the colours of the morning.
Believe! At all the crossroads, the roads will smile for us;
And no one, no one, will pass like a cloud in this life.
Whenever a morning gifts us with a rose, sun and a song;
Whenever an eagle finds us at the tops of mountains;
Dreams talking to us, a laughter calling for us.
Oh, World! Together, together, together we'll change the universe with our wishes.
Who says we can't be the weapon for Conscience?
To protect the lair of freedom, and guard its door?
Believe! At all the crossroads, the roads will smile for us;
And no one, no one, will pass like a cloud in this life.
Who says we can't change the face of the world today?
What do you say we erase darkness with the colours of the morning.
Believe! At all the crossroads, the roads will smile for us;
And no one, no one, will pass like a cloud in this life
Ref. We are the voice of goodness; we are the sun of the days.
We are a new day; we are a banner for peace.
We are the flute of love and the soul of music.
We are a thousand and one nights from the East of dreams.
Tomorrow, the wings of love await us.
Tomorrow will be better with us together.
Open the doors for light, the night of sorrow will fade.
Ref. We are the voice of goodness; we are the sun of the days.
We are a new day; we are a banner for peace.
We are the flute of love and the soul of music.
We are a thousand and one nights from the East of dreams.
Ref. We are the voice of goodness; we are the sun of the days.
We are a new day; we are a banner for peace.
We are the flute of love and the soul of music.
We are a thousand and one nights from the East of dreams.
Tomorrow, the wings of love await us.
Tomorrow will be better with us together.
Open the doors for light, the night of sorrow will fade.


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