Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Mohsen Namjoo Again

"There are times in one's life when we think that nothing new will happen, at least in some ways. So it was an absolutely wonderful and delightful pleasure when I recently came to love, appreciate and feel a young artist. In my opinion, he is the most important thing that has happened to the Iranian music scene in a very long time. His blend of traditional Iranian music and words, along with rock and blues, challenges his listeners as well as taking them to a higher level of doubt, joy, pain, beauty and essence of life and existence, past and present, while all along retaining our Iranian heritage and feelings. He has revolutionized Iranian traditional music and with his art and talent has taken it, with a few giant leaps, into the 21st century."

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