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This is Saginou by Tatar singer Zulya. Her full name is Zulya Kamalova and she is one of the most successful Tatar and Russian singers and composers.

Zulya is from Tatarstan (a republic in Central Russia) and has been writing and performing since she was 9. She also studied music and languages at university level. In 1991 she moved to Australia where her career took off. She is also known in Europe. Zulya has released 6 albums to date, the latest being Tales of Subliming (2010). She performs with a band called The Children of the Underground.

Saginou (Yearning) is from Zulya's second album Aloukie (1999). I first came across it a few years ago on the Putamayo compilation album Music from the Tea Lands. The album features music from Asia and the countries bordering it. Saginou is a beautiful song. :)

                                                        Saginou- Zulya

Update 23/5/14- The original video I posted has been deleted and I couldn't post another one directly in this post, so I'm linking to it. :)

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