Track List

Bady-Dorzhu Ondar
Ayan-ool Sam
Ayan Shirizhik
Shodekeh (guest artist)

  1. Oglumga (For My Son)
    By Alexander Sarzhat-ool.
  2. Odarladyp Semirtiili (Let's Fatten the Livestock)
  3. Dongup Xonar Boldum-na be?
    "Don't Let Me Freeze"
  4. Flute Box
    A duet featuring Shodekeh's beatbox mastery and Ayan Shirizhik's murgu magic.
  5. Karachal
    A man of modest means expresses his frustrations and his dreams. This is a new arrangement in honor of Alash's 15th anniversary.
  6. Mezhegei
    The singer remembers the Mezhegei River of his youth and wonders how it looks today in the first rays of morning sun.
  7. Chügle Sen Sen (Only You)
    By Kaadyr-ool Begzi, featuring Shodekeh & Bady-Dorzhu Ondar.
    "There's lots of girls with pretty faces, but you're the only one for me."
  8. Kosh-oi and Torgalyg
    Melody by A.B. Chyrgal-ool, lyrics by Stepan Saryg-ool.
    The poet compares two rivers to sisters walking hand in hand.
  9. Kara Kush (The Black Bird)
    Lyrics by Sayan Mongush, music by Bady-Dorzhu Ondar.
    Kara Kush was a horse known for its ability to 'cut' animals out of a herd.
  10. Igil / Xöömei Solo
    Ayan-ool Sam sings a traditional solo with new verses by Kaigal-ool and Xeimer-ool Xovalyg, eldest and youngest brothers of one of the finest musical families of Tuva.
  11. My Throat / The Cuckoo
    Featuring Shodekeh
    This song compares the singer's throat to the sounds of the Cuckoo bird and the ediski, a traditional hunting call made from bark.
  12. Achai (Father)
    You have spent your life Raising sheep and horses.
    Dear father, I am ready for a life of singing.
    I grew up in the beautiful cradle You carved with your own hands.
    Father, listen to the song of your son Who follows in your footsteps.
  13. Sula Salyp Beerel Chonum (Relax)
    A new composition by Alash, created from improvisations based on traditional themes.