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|Single by Mohsen Namjoo|
|Genre||Indie , Iranian traditional music|
|Label||Payam Ent. Inc.|
|Mohsen Namjoo singles chronology|
"Strange Times" is the first official single by Mohsen Namjoo.This is the first song performed in English by Mohsen Namjoo. "Strange Times" words came from the Iranian poet Ahmad Shamlou.
It was officially released in June 2010.
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Mohsen Namjoo is an Iranian singer-songwriter. His style of music is influenced by blues and rock as well as Iranian folk music. The lyrics of his songs are also a combination of Persian classical poems, his own lyrics, and contemporary poems; Namjoo uses the words freely, infusing them with irony and sarcasm to carry the music and to create a free style form of singing.
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Toranj was singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo's official debut in 2007, as none of his previous albums were allowed for legal release by Iranian governmental authorities. Also it was the last album of the artist to get legal license. The album featured nine traditional folk songs, including poems from Hafez, Rumi, Baba Taher and Attar.
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Oy is the third studio album by the Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo after Toranj and Jabr-e Joghrafiyaei. Released on 6 October 2009 this was Namjoo's first album produced and published outside Iran.
Jabr-e Joghrafiyaei is the second official studio album by the Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo after Toranj. It was officially released sometime in 2008.
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Strange Times may refer to:
Alaki is a live album by Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo. The album is a recording of a performance at Stanford University in February 2011. The title track Alaki is based on a postmodern poem with social, and at times satirical content that blurs the lines between poetry, music and participatory theater.
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Trust the Tangerine Peel is the 7th official studio album by Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo. It was released on May 28, 2014. The album is a mixture of original and cover songs using both contemporary and classical Persian poetry. At times, Namjoo attempts to juxtapose or fuse Persian and popular western styles of music, particularly in "Roo Dast" and "Golmammad". Some suggest that "Golmammad" is an homage to Gol Mohammad, the hero of the story of Kelidar, written by the notable Iranian writer, Mahmoud Dolatabadi. However, in interviews, Namjoo has stated that "Golmammad" has been based on a traditional song from Sabzevar and that he didn't have the hero of Kelidar in mind at the time of writing it. The song "Adam-e Pooch" is a cover version of "Nahang" by the late Ebrahim Monsefi, an Iranian musician and singer from Bandar Abbas, Iran.
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