Some musicians are more than the sum of their parts, and Abida Parveen is one of them. She has a strong, powerful voice, impassioned delivery and an uncanny ability to make you forget the moment. But the total is so much more than that.

Parveen is one of the greatest Sufi singers of her generation. She has a voice that can transport you. She starts slowly, but the music builds and grows, until she flings her head back and throws her arms out, and sounds of a mysterious power overwhelm you.

She might not be so well known in the West, but Parveen is a superstar at home in Pakistan and ...


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