Friday, March 6, 2009

Country Music -- in Persian, Iranian Style!

Searching for something else on the web, I came across this article about American-style country music written and sung in Persian, by an Iranian band, Kiosk -- whose members are exiles from Iran now living in the USA.
Blues, country music, cowboy boots, and twang: welcome to the ever-widening world of Persian music.

The Iranian band "Kiosk" was awarded the Best Blues Band of 2008 by the World Academy of Arts, Literature, and Media in October (listen to their latest album, "Global Zoo," here).

Here's Kiosk in action:

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