This song is written, composed, arranged and performed by Sami Yusuf. The Arabic lyrics are by Dr. Walid Al-Fitaihi.
It conveys the traditional understanding of healing, which is not limited to the physical or to the medical sphere. A smile and the kindness it transmits can bring about healing. Our recognition of our common humanity and essential values even through the simple but profound sign of a smile can lift hearts and ease the burdens of life.
‘Healing’ was a hugely successful single released in 2010 and is featured on the album ‘Wherever You Are’ that was released the same year.
This particular video was recorded at the Dubai Opera on the 16th of December 2016. The concert explores traditions from over one thousand years of the cultural and sacred music of Andalusia, North Africa, Arabia, Khorasan (Greater Persia) and Asia.
Sung in multiple languages (including English, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Punjabi, Azeri), this exhilarating performance by the multi-instrumentalist, composer and renowned singer Sami Yusuf brings together world-class musicians from around the globe to take listeners on a musical journey of discovery.