If he sings like a Pop star, looks like a Pop star and has millions of teenage fans like a Pop star, he IS a Pop star. Even in the Islamic Republic. How is that possible? God knows.
Shadmehr Aghili is perhaps more than a Pop star — he’s a super star in a country where Pop was banned for nearly two decades. His music is not that original — it’s kind of a light mixture of Daryoush, Moin and maybe even a little bit of Googoosh. If his style could be described in a word, it would probably be “sweet”. Here’s music from his latest CD, “Adam Foroush“: