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Apr 9 2016
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Faegheh Atashin or Googoosh is a Persian music celebrity. She is a pop singer and an actress who is regarded as a trendsetter in both the industries in Iran. Known for flashy hairdos and outfits, Googoosh is the first pop diva in her country. The singer was highly inspired by western pop and Hollywood. Her songs added freshness to traditional Persian music. They had a bit of drama too, which was thoroughly enjoyed by her fans. Her songs topped the charts all over central Asia, making her the most followed female performer in the region.
From 1970 to 1978 Googoosh released a total of nine studio albums. Her debut record Do Panjareh was an instant hit. It made way for two more hits, Mordab (1971) and Kooh (1972). However, the year 1974 was the most successful one for Googoosh as Do Maahi and Hamsafar were released back to back. The albums were a fusion of western pop notes and Persian folk. The critics and fans loved them so much that Googoosh went on to experiment further and released the albums Pol and Mosabbeb. The latter was her first collaboration with Dariush and is one of her most acclaimed studio albums.
The efforts of Googoosh in the early years of her career earned her great respect and fan following. In 1971, she got a prize at the Midem trade fair, Cannes. The next year she won the Carthage Music Festival and the Tunisian First Medal of Arts. Her film career got a boost due to her popularity in the music industry. People loved watching her on screen as a romantic, melodramatic beauty. In 1973 she got her first film award at the Iranian Sepas Film Festival. Her performance in the film Bita won her the Best Actress Award. The same year she became San Remo Music Festival's Best Artist of the Year.
Googoosh reached the peak of her career at the start of the Iranian Revolution. Although she was banned from performing, she remained in Iran for some time. During these years she kept singing in the underground. She recorded and released red tapes that were smuggled within and out of Iran. Over the years, they became an important part of the pop music scene in the Middle East.
Googoosh made a comeback with Zartosht (2000). To re-launch her career, she made a documentary titled Iran's Daughter. It revolved around her life, work and the impact of the Revolution on Iranian pop. The documentary aroused nostalgia and made her return easier. The singer had been away from music since more than a decade and a half.
On the recording front, Googoosh faced the challenge to follow the latest trends. Her first effort in this direction was the album Akharin Khabar. This 2004 release had heavy country style acoustics as well as some Mexican inspired guitar lines. Following these lines, the singer released three more albums Manifest in 2006, Shabe Sepid in 2008 and Sabz in 2010.
In 2009 Googoosh felt that it was time to perform on stage. That very year she performed a homecoming concert for Iranians in Dubai. In December 2010, she became the first female singer to perform in the Kurdish areas of Iran and Iraq. Here thousands of her fans came all the way from Tehran to watch her live on stage. In 2011, Googoosh went on her first world tour in support of her album sixth album, Ejaz. It features some amazing collaborations with singers including Hassan Shamaizadeh, Babak Saidi and Raha Etemadi. The album was appreciated around the world and established Googoosh as a living legend in Iranian pop. In 2013 she was invited to perform at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
In 2014 Googoosh she performed in Europe, Middle East and a number of cities in the United States. Since the schedule for the upcoming concerts came out, fans have begun buying Googoosh tickets. There are only a few shows left for this year's tour, so make sure that you purchase your tickets in time.