Qilaash – How The West Was One – Press release – Document

Series nameNation Records - Compilations

Released in March 2000, ‘Qilaash’ features twelve tracks from sixteen of Nation Record’s artistes: Asian Dub Foundation, Charged, Cosmic Rocker, DJ Cheb-i Sabbah, Earthtribe, Fun-Da-Mental, Indian Ropeman, Joi, Juttla, Natacha Atlas, Recycler, State of Bengal, Talvin Singh, TJ Rehmi, Transglobal Underground and World Service. The album title takes its name from a tribe in the Hindu Khush Mountain range of Chitral, Northern Pakistan, who have maintained their traditions and beliefs for thousands of years despite the upheavals around them.This press release cites the praise of several music critics.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorNation Records
Associated Person/ OrganisationFun-Da-Mental
Collection and Reference NumberNation Records Collection (GB 2661 NR)
Catalogue NumberNR/OB/COM/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Nation Records Limited
Series notesThe images contained in this grouping showcase a number of CD compilation album sleeves, from albums produced by and released on Nation Records. Since 1998, a total of nine compilation albums, featuring twenty-seven artistes, have been assembled by the record label. We have digitised the CD sleeves of seven of these albums.
Collection notesThe material from the Nation Records collection consists of various CD covers, press releases, promotional photography, lyrics and flyers from twelve of the bands signed to the record label since 1989.