Media Type:

Songs


Title

'Irhal' ('Leave') by Ramy Essam
رامى عصام - ارحل

Subject

Song

Description

Ramy Essam shot to fame during the 18 days of the Tahrir Square sit-in in 2011. This song, based on the slogans of the protesters, calling on former president Hosni Mubarak to leave, became one of the most iconic songs of the revolution.
Following the military coup of 2013, Essam was forced to leave Egypt.

Creator

Ramy Essam

Publisher

YouTube

Date Published

06/05/2011

Contributor

    Mohammed Hassan Oka; Kifah Abu Ajamiah; Osama Mohamed

Rights

Standard YouTube Licence

Language

Arabic/English

Identifier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrNIF4gLkvo

Date Created

01/02/2011

Citation

Ramy Essam, “'Irhal' ('Leave') by Ramy Essam,” Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, accessed November 25, 2020, https://egyptrevolution2011.ac.uk/items/show/2.

Output Formats


Media

Ramy Essam.jpg

Translation

Text: “Ramy Essam, the revolution’s singer”
We’re all one hand
and we have one demand
Leave
Leave
Leave
We’re all one hand
And we have one demand
Leave
Leave
Leave
Down, down with Hosni Mubarak! Crowd: Down, down with Hosni Mubarak!
Down, down with Hosni Mubarak! Crowd: Down, down with Hosni Mubarak!
Down, down with Hosni Mubarak! Crowd: Down, down with Hosni Mubarak!
Down, down with Hosni Mubarak! Crowd: Down, down with Hosni Mubarak!

The people demand
The fall of the regime
The people demand
The fall of the regime
The people demand
The fall of the regime
The people demand
The fall of the regime

He will leave
We won’t leave
He will leave
We won’t leave
He will leave
We won’t leave
He will leave
We won’t leave
We’re all one hand
and we have one demand
Leave
Leave
Leave

Duration

01:41