Rain of Blessings

Lama Gyurme
Lama Gyurme was named "Oumze" (Master of Music) during his first 3 years retreat for the simple reason that his voice is an incredibly… more »

Stone Cold Ohio

Little Axe
Little Axes's fifth album is 'Stone Cold Ohio' - 15 tracks of future blues - dubbed-out, dark, and smokey. It includes covers of songs by… more »

Bought For A Dollar Sold For A Dime

Little Axe
Everyone gets the blues, says Skip McDonald, who should know. The legendary guitarist gets them - like, really gets them - more than most.… more »

Champagne And Grits

Little Axe
In 2004 Skip and his team found a new home at Real World Records and created 'Champagne & Grits' (featuring Shara Nelson and Chris Difford… more »

LDA V The Lunatics

Los de Abajo
This, surely, is one of the more glorious moments in the history of clashes between global music styles. ...the best album they've made… more »


Eagle was recorded in Urumqi and Beijing with Robin Haller and Matteo Scumaci as producers, and a line-up of musicians including IZ's… more »


Sydney based choir Martenitsa was formed by Mara Kiek in late 1990 with the assistance of the Australia Council's Performing Arts Board.… more »

Gula Gula

Mari Boine
In the Arctic part of Europe, so far north that it is often missing from weather maps on television, lives a small minority people called… more »


Martyn Bennett
Buy GRIT on iTunes GRIT - the stories behind the music Words by Martyn Bennett (1971-2005) This is my story about triumph in the… more »

The Journey

Maryam Mursal
The journey of this 1998 record's title is a very literal one, as experienced by Maryam Mursal and her five children when they… more »

Roots Controller

Misty in Roots
REJOICE! The return of Misty In Roots to the recording studio with 'Roots Controller' marks twelve years since their last release - and the… more »


Musicians of the National Dance Company of Cambodia
Music of a venerable and magnificent culture, plus modern Cambodian folk songs previously unrecorded. The music on this album represents… more »

Charcoal Gypsies

Musicians of the Nile
Metqâl Qenâwi Metqâl Metqâl Qenâwi Metqâl is a musician who no longer needs to be introduced in Egypt. Since the 1960s he has… more »

Luxor to Isna

Musicians of the Nile
From the depth of Upper Egypt, the players of the village, the nomads of celebration - The Musician of the Nile - now perform in the spaces… more »

Body and Soul

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Sufism, Islamic mysticism, is in essence a message of love. The metaphor of love, lover and the beloved was developed so intensely by… more »

Devotional Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album concentrates mainly on traditional religious songs. Sufi belief is the mystical branch of Islam and advocates the… more »

Dust To Gold

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (1948-1997) The title 'Dust To Gold' reflects upon Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's philosophy of life, as he considered… more »

The Last Prophet

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
As well as his extraordinary skills and the depth of his understanding of classical music, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan also has the incredible… more »

Love and Devotion

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan has always be something of a totem figure both to Real World Records and its sister… more »


Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a man of impressive, even daunting, stature. The emotional intensity and soaring power of his voice… more »

Mustt Mustt

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is today acknowledged as the great master of Qawwali who popularised this beautiful and inspirational… more »

Love Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album focuses upon the ghazal. The word ghazal is from the Arabic “to converse with women”, a dialogue between… more »


Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
In less than a decade Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan achieved outstanding and unique success. The foremost reason for his popularity was his… more »

Star Rise

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook
In 1997, Real World commissioned the leading lights of the UK's so-called Asian Underground movement to remix and reshape the back… more »

Night Song

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook
The great - and ridiculously prolific - Pakistani qawwali singer had already recorded half a dozen albums for Real World when he… more »