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October 02, 2003

Afghan radio

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Kylie tunes are proving a huge hit with listeners of new music station Arman FM, and it seems locals in the Afghan capital just can't get her out of their head. "We play a lot of Kylie Minogue," DJ Zaid Mohseni told the Reuters news agency. "She is very popular."

The Arman FM flash intro and somewhat improbable road cruiser are worth a look. Their picture gallery tells stories which belie the anti-liberation gloomsters. Arman FM's polling reveals three of their five most popular DJs are women. That is not just good news. That is astonishing.

The Afghan word for hope is Arman and that is exactly what the station is about.

The Flea stands in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan in their love of Kylie. Truly, she unites us all. Kylie Minogue's new single is available on-line in advance of its November 2 general release. The video arrives October 20.

Filmed in Barcelona, Minogue pays homage to French 60s sexpot Brigette Bardot, all smoking eyes and perfect pout, a look sure to strike a personal chord with the popstar's Gallic squeeze Olivier Martinez and satisfy Kylie addicts everywhere.

Now including Afghanistan.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at October 2, 2003 05:59 AM

Comments

salamoona,
za staasi radio awram kho mutaasifaana pashto barkha ye deera kama da , , khabari kho bekhi pa pashto na kawai , pa dari ki 2 daqiqi wazhaghezhai pa pai ki ye seirf wawayast ho , hamdaa raaz tar pashto sandaro Iranai sandari ziyaati khparawai kho I hat Iran and Irani
da khudai pa amaan

Posted by: asad moman at January 20, 2004 08:30 AM

kos mekonom dig

Posted by: abdull mohammed at July 1, 2004 06:23 AM