Faramarz Aslani is an Iranian pop singer, songwriter and producer. He writes his own lyrics and music and performs them with his own guitar playing style. He is a graduate of London University's College of Journalism and has written for several Persian and English publications, since his graduation in the early seventies. After returning to Iran, he worked for one of two English dailies, ‘Tehran Journal’ until he was spotted by the President of CBS, in Tehran. His first album, ‘Occupation of The Heart’ recorded for CBS in 1977, has remained on the best sellers chart since its debut release.
After the 1979 revolution in Iran, he took his family back to England, where he worked both as a journalist and a musician. ‘Days of Songs and Sorrow’ is his latest album which became very popular in Iran. He sang ‘For All Nedas of Iran’ in solidarity with the Green Movement.
Date Accessed: 28/10/2012