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Weekly Music Video

This week's video is Tike Tike Kardi by Iranian Swedish singer and producer Arash (full name Alex Arash Labaf). He was born in  Iran and moved to Sweden as a child. Arash released his  debut album (self titled) in June 2005 and has released two more albums since then, Crossfade (The Remix Album) in 2006 and Donya (World) in 2008. He is popular in Iran, Sweden and in other countries in the Middle East and Europe. Arash has released about 12 singles, including Tike Tike Kardi and Boro Boro which was used in the 2005 Bollywood film Bluffmaster! (the song is also known as Bure Bure).

I did a post on Bure Bure and Tweet's Call Me last year (they have the same music), which you can read here: http://starsparklex.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/weekly-music-video_17.html*

Arash sings in Persian. His great grandfather was an Iranian Azeri (Iranian Azerbaijani) and he represented Azerbaijan in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. Always, his duet with Aysel came 3rd. He recently did a remix of the Iran Iran song for the World Cup.

I first heard Tike Tike Kardi at a party last year and thought it sounded similar to Bure Bure, so I looked it up and found out that the songs are both by Arash. Tike Tike Kardi came out in 2004 and it's on the Arash album.

*I've updated the post to include Arash's Boro Boro video.







For more on Arash visit his website: www.arash.com

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