Artiste First, Faheem Abdullah unveil album “LOST ; FOUND”

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, May 25: Artiste First, an independent music label renowned for nurturing both established and emerging talents, has collaborated with Kashmiri singer-turned-storyteller Faheem Abdullah on his latest album, “LOST ; FOUND.”
The album, which debuted today at a prominent event here, has generated significant buzz, especially following the release of the single “Ishq.”
The launch event saw attendance from notable personalities from Kashmir and a large gathering of fans.
The song “Ishq” has struck a chord with listeners worldwide, exploring themes of love and longing, and has become a sensation on streaming platforms, captivating audiences with its enchanting melody and heartfelt lyrics.
The single has topped charts on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, uniting listeners from Asia to Europe, Africa to America, with its uplifting message of love and hope.
“Ishq” has garnered over 25 million views on YouTube, trended #1 on Spotify’s Top Charts, and accumulated around 1 billion views and over 560,000 reels on Instagram.
“LOST ; FOUND” offers a captivating musical journey from feeling lost to the joy of being found, with the semicolon symbolizing a soul-reviving pause.
The album features 14 electric tracks, including viral hits like “Sajde,” “Ishq,” “Chak Chuk Blues,” and “Waavo.” Each song tells a personal story, reflecting Faheem’s thoughts and experiences.
Hailing from Kashmir, Faheem Abdullah is celebrated for his expressive lyrics and exceptional voice.
Fans adore his music for its fresh and unique identity. His previous hits, such as “Ae Yaad” and “Jhelum,” have earned him numerous accolades.
Talking about the much-awaited launch, Faheem Abdullah said, “I’m delighted to have had the opportunity to unveil our labor of love in Kashmir, where my journey, alongside many others, commenced. ‘LOST ; FOUND’ is a journey from the state of ‘Lost’ to the state of ‘Found,’ with the semicolon symbolizing a pause of self-introspection, self-discovery, and self-realization.”
Sharing his thoughts on the album launch, Rohit Sobti, Co-Founder of Artiste First, said, “Faheem is a woke new-age artiste. He is very aware for 27. We are glad that we are part of his ‘Lost ; Found’ journey. Faheem’s orbit is mysterious, genre-neutral, and filled with deep emotions and poetry.”