Welcome to Breakdown, an unofficial resource and discussion list about the innovative guitarist/producer Michael Brook. This site is infrequently updated, but contains a great deal of background info which will remain online. For up-to-date news and information, visit Michael Brook's official site and MySpace page.

Discographies Full details on every record featuring Brook


Cheb Khaled


Pgd / Cohiba
23 June 1992

Steve Deutsch: Engineer, Djoum
Don Was; Michael Brook: Producer
Cheb Khaled: vocals, keyboards, oud, accordion, bendir
Randy Jacobs: guitars, bass
Eric Fernandaz: guitar
Michael Brook: guitars, bass, percussion
Youssef Chebaan, Abderaseque Hilal: violins
David Coleman: electric cello, oud
David McMurray: saxophone
Bill Bergman: tenor saxophone
Greg Smith: baritone saxophone
John Berry: trumpet
Arnold Massart: piano, organ
Mustapha Kada, Benjamin Muhoberac: keyboards
Moshen Chentouf: bendir, derbouka
Wily N'For: bass
Don Was: bass, keyboards
Afid Saidi, James Pinker: drums
Steve Deutsch: programming
Djoum: percussion
Arnold McCuller, Sir Harry Bowens, "Sweet Pea" Atkinson: background vocals

Recorded at I.C.P. Studios, Brussels, Belgium and MicroPlant, Los Angeles, California.


  1. Didi
  2. El Arbi
  3. Wahrane
  4. Ragda
  5. El Ghatli
  6. Liah Liah
  7. Mauvais Sang
  8. Braya
  9. Ne M'en Voulez Pas
  10. Sbabi
  11. Harai Harai




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