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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Arada Bir On Air

By Adelind Osmanlı reporting from Munich, Germany

Arada BirTarkan's third music video "Arada Bir" has begun to air on the artist's official site, and will be broadcast on Turkish music station Number 1's TV channel NR1TV with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage for its "Special Weekend" slot, which hosts Tarkan this Saturday and Sunday, to be aired at 10.00, 16.00 and 19.00, local Turkish time (see further below for NR1TV's news bulletin and promo).

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Details released at Tarkan.com reveal that the song - composed and written by Tarkan - was filmed in two days, on 35 mm film, on location in Vize, Turkey, under the direction of Metin Arolat, who has also directed fan favourites including hits "Salına Salına Sinsice" (Ölürüm Sana, 1997), "Kuzu Kuzu" (Karma, 2001), "Sorma Kalbim" and "Gülümse Kaderine" (Dudu, 2003).

The music video to the third track from the award-winning 2007 album Metamorfoz features Tarkan and his co-star, Romanian model Anda Mocanu, with the Turkish pop star in the role of a man trying to make up with his girl, against the beautiful backdrop of the Turkish countryside.

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Screen-shots from Arada Bir

Filming included a stunt crew - as Tarkan jumps from one moving car to another in the video - with the car scenes filmed on location closed to the traffic. Post-production and special effects took 15 days to complete.

The video also starred Turkish pop diva Sezen Aksu's dog as previously reported by Tarkan Deluxe.

Film Set Stills

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Behind-the-scene shots from Arada Bir; click here for more

NR1TV's "Special Weekend" News & Promo Slots

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Watch NR1TV's News Bulletin & TV Promo for a "Special Weekend" with Tarkan
(NR1TV) (Aired: 12-13 June 2008)

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Length: 1:06
Size: 1.06 MB
Sound: 158 kbps (Mono)
Language: Turkish

Notes: NR1TV's news and promo slots about going exclusively behind the scenes for the filming of Tarkan's third music video "Arada Bir" from his 2007 album Metamorfoz (for their Special Weekend slot).

In the promo at the end, Tarkan can be seen speaking to viewers, commenting that he hopes to meet up with them for another music video or at a concert.

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