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‘Lost Days’ Ready for Release

‘Lost Days’ Ready for Release ‘Lost Days’ Ready for Release

‘Lost Days’, an album by two celebrated composers Nasser Cheshmazar and Mohammad Mirzamani will be in the market soon.

The album features Alireza Qazi as singer in eight vocal tracks out of a total of 12. It is his first official album, which is expected to be successful due to collaboration of the two renowned composers, Tasnim News reported.  

Cheshmazar has composed eight tracks of the album, including the four non-vocals. The remaining four are composed by Mohammad Mirzamani who is better known for his film score compositions.

A number of renowned players took part in creating the album, including guitarists Firouz Vissanlou and Omid Hojjat, as well as violinists Ali Rahimian, Ali Jafar Pouyan, Meysam Marvasti, Nima Zahedi and Amin Ghaffari.

The album’s lyrics are written by Masoud Asgari, Maryam Golkhah, Sanaz Tajik and Nima Nourmanesh.

Lost Days is a live acoustic album. It’s mixing and mastering has been done in Studio Pop in Tehran. Avaye Hannaneh Cultural-Artistic Institute will release the album in early autumn. The managing director of the institute Kamran Hemmatpour is also the leader of Hannaneh music ensemble that performs traditional Iranian music.

Cheshmazar, 64, has composed over 20 film scores including ‘Hamoun’ by Dariush Mehrjui, ‘Candle in the Wind’ (1990) by Pouran Derakhshandeh (2003) and ‘Superstar’ by Tahmineh Milani (2009).

He has released 10 albums and cooperated with famous pop singers Hami, Mohammad Esfahani, Qasem Afshar and Mohammadreza Eyvazi in their albums. He won the Crystal Simorgh award at Fajr International Film Festival twice for composing the music for ‘Poisonous Mushroom’ in 2002 and ‘Devil’s Eye’ in 1993.

Mirzamani, 59, has composed scores for over 40 films including ‘The Scout’ by Ebrahim Hatamikia, ‘My Love, My Town’ by Ali Qavitan, as well as ‘Hemlock’ and ‘Kouchak of Forest’ TV series by Behrouz Afkhami.

He has cooperated with renowned music artists such as singer and player of setar and Santur Hesamoddin Seraj, 57, popular singer and composer of Persian traditional music Seyyed Abdolhussein Mokhtabad, 49, and composer, singer and lyricist Bahram Goudarzi, 72.