Abida Parveen

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Abida Parveen is a Pakistani singer of Sindhi descent and one of the foremost exponents of Sufi music (Sufiana kalaam). She is held as one of the world's greatest mystic singers. She sings mainly ghazals and her forte, Kafis, a solo genre accompanied by percussion and harmonium, using a repertoire of songs by Sufi poets. Parveen sings in Urdu, Sindhi, Saraiki, Punjabi and Persian. She is arguably considered one of the finest Sufi vocalists of the modern era with a career spanning over four decades. Parveen is best known for her songs Yaar ko Humne from the album Raqs-e-Bismil and Tere Ishq Nachaya which is a rendition of Bulleh Shah's poetry. She was a judge on the musical show Sur Kshetra. Pakistan's second highest civilian award the Hilal-e-Imtiaz has been bestowed upon her by the President of Pakistan for 2012.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Kabir by Abida Abida Parveen 1
2002 Visal Abida Parveen 1
2004 The Essential Abida Parveen 1
2005 'Ishq: L'amour absolu / Supreme Love Abida Parveen 1
2005 Jabse Tune Mujhe Deewana Abida Parveen 1
2010 Aabida Parveen, Volume 6 Aabida Parveen 1
2014 Chants soufis du Pakistan Abida Parveen 2
Mahi Yaar Di Ghadoli Bhardi Abida Parveen 1
Mere Dil Se Abida Parveen 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 The Best of Abida Parveen Abida Parveen 1
1998 The Golden Collection Abida Parveen 1
2011 Treasures Vol 2 Abida Parveen 1
The Best of Abida Parveen 1
The Best of Abida Parveen Abida Parveen 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Raqs-e-Bismil Abida Parveen 1
Abida Abida Parveen 1
Are Logo Tumhara Kya Abida Parveen 1
Faiz by Abida Abida Parveen 1
Heer By Abida Abida Parveen 1
Songs of the Mystics, Volume 2 Abida Parveen 1

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