United States of Persia

Out of tune. Songwriter Abdullah Ali has difficulties translating Leonard Cohen famous lyrics into Arabic. -First off all, the Arabic revolution is more complicated than the cold war. I can`t make it first we take Egypt, then we take Iran. What about Libya? Then there`s Saudi Arabia, the mess in Iraq, Afghanistan, Morocco. It`s impossible getting it all down to one stanza. I need a f*#king opera.

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