Afili Yalnızlık

Afili Yalnızlık (Ostentatious Loneliness) is the first solo album of Turkish alternative rock musician Emre Aydın, released by Sony Music/GRGDN. The album has received wide attention and several awards[1] in Turkey. The entire album is built around the concept of loneliness, concerning both the lyrics and the melancholic music. The first video, having the same title as the album, was shot by renowned director Yon Thomas.

Afili Yalnızlık
Emre Aydin Afili yalnizlik.jpg
Studio album by
Released10 October 2006
RecordedGRGDN
GenrePop rock, alternative rock
Length47:40
LabelSony Music/GRGDN
ProducerHaluk Kurosman
Emre Aydın chronology
6. Cadde
(2003)
Afili Yalnızlık
(2006)
Kağıt Evler
(2010)

Track listingEdit

  1. Afili Yalnızlık (Ostentatious Loneliness)
  2. Git (Leave)
  3. Hareket Vakti (Time to move)
  4. Ve Gülümse Şimdi (Bebeğim) (And smile now (My baby))
  5. Bu Kez Anladım (This time I understood)
  6. Kim Dokunduysa Sana (Whoever touched you)
  7. Belki Bir Gün Özlersin (Maybe one day you'll miss me)
  8. Kalan Sağlar Senin Olsun (The Living Be Yours)
  9. Unut Gittiğin Bir Yerde (Forget, wherever you are)
  10. Dayan Yalnızlığım (Endure, my loneliness)
  • Hidden track: Tesadüfen (By Chance)[2]

Album informationEdit

PersonnelEdit

  • Management: Hadi Elazzi, Selim Serezli
  • Producer: Haluk Kurosman
  • Arrangement:
    • Haluk Kurosman (1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10),[3]
    • Tuğrul Akyüz, Haluk Kurosman (5, 9)
  • Studio: GRGDN
  • Recording, Editing, Mixing: Haluk Kurosman
  • Mastering: Çağlar Türkmen
  • Design: Homework, Serdar Beyaz
  • Photography: Cemil Ağacıkoğlu

MusiciansEdit

  • Emre Aydın:
  • Haluk Kurosman:
    • Electronic underworks, keyboards
    • acoustic guitar (7, 8, 10)
    • electric guitar (1, 7, 9, 10)
    • bass guitar (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
    • percussion (1, 3, 9, 10)
    • backing vocals (8, 9)
  • Tuğrul Akyüz (Vega):
    • acoustic guitar (7, 8)
    • electric guitar (3, 5, 8, 10)
    • Electric underworks (3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
  • Yusuf Torun:
    • acoustic guitar (1, 3, 9)
    • electric guitar (3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9)
  • İlker Baliç (Gripin): drums
  • Cem Bahtiyar (maNga): bass guitar (1, 9, 10)
  • Onur Ela: acoustic and electric guitar (2, 5)
  • Özgür Salı: keyboards and piano (4, 10)
  • Neslihan Engin: keyboards (8)
  • Kempa Yaylı Grubu: stringed instruments (1, 3, 4, 8)

VideosEdit

  1. Afili Yalnızlık (Ostentatious Loneliness) (directed by Yon Thomas)
  2. Kim Dokunduysa Sana Ona Git (Whoever Touched You) (Emre Can)
  3. Sensiz İstanbul'a Düşmanım (I Loathe Istanbul Without You) – duet with Gripin (directed by Gürcan Keltek)
  4. Git (Go) (Yon Thomas, Mike Norman)
  5. Belki Bir Gün Özlersin (Maybe One Day You'll Miss) (directed by Gürcan Keltek)
  6. Bu Kez Anladım (This Time I Understood)
  7. Dayan Yalnızlığım (Hold On My Loneliness) (directed by Fadıl Dinçer)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ See the awards section
  2. ^ The title is given by the author of the article since the song has no official title
  3. ^ The numbers indicate the track numbers

External linksEdit