"Snow On The Sahara" is Anggun's first single from her international debut album, "Snow On The Sahara" in 1998. The song was also recorded in French language titled "La neige au Sahara" on album "Au Nom de la Lune" in 1997. The song has also been used in a Swatch commercial in 1999.
The song was written, produced and arranged by Erick Benzi and later adapted into English by songwriter Nikki Matheson. The song remains to be Anggun's signature song across the world and catapulted Anggun's fame in international music scene in 1997 and 1998. Sarah Brightman also did a cover version of this song on her The Harem World Tour: Live from Las Vegas album. The song is mainly built on synthesizers and keyboards sounds, mixed with tribal beats. It is considered to be an Adult Contemporary song by some, whilst some other may consider it a World Music song.
Listen: Anggun - Snow On The Sahara