Junoon 20th Anniversary Album Volume 1 Released on iTunes

October 4, 2011

This year’s most anticipated album ‘Junoon-20 (Volume 1)‘ is finally here. The Sufi rock album which consists of 20 tracks, features talented artists like Aag, Alison Sudol, Bilal Khan, Fifi Haroon, Laal, Nusrat Hussain, Outlandish, Peter Gabriel, Rohail Hyatt, Shahjehan of The Kominas, Shubha Mudgal, Usman Riaz and Vital Signs, has now been released on iTunes.

The album costs $9.99 and the proceeds that will be raised from it will be donated to help support the efforts of Salman and Samina’s Charity for Education.

The volume 2 will be out soon!

Below is the album tracklist:

Junoon-20 Will Also Feature Vital Signs, Rohail Hyatt, Nusrat Hussain & More

October 3, 2011

As you probably already know Salman Ahmad & Brian O’ Connell united for the 20th anniversary of Junoon to release two new special edition albums. This ought to be a treat for Junoon fans as you’re going to get your hands on 40 Junoon songs divided into two volumes.

Salman has already released five of the tracks from volume 1 on YouTube, featuring some of the young talented artists, including Mitti by Aag, Dil Main Meray by Bilal Khan, Neend Aati Nahin by Laal, No More by Outlandish and Saeen by Usman Riaz.

International Icons Sing For Flood Relief

November 15, 2010
Open Your Eyes - Salman Ahmad & Peter Gabriel

In July 2010, devastating floods took the majority of Pakistan. These floods affected around 20 million people, mostly by the destruction of property, livelihood and infrastructure, which people are still trying to rebuild. Rebuild Pakistan and their lives.

The damage had been caused. Some of the most influential artists in Pakistan, such as Salman Ahmad and Atif Aslam, began to help raise awareness with the aid from International icons.

“Open Your Eyes” – Salman Ahmad, Peter Gabriel and Alison Sudol

Open Your Eyes - Salman Ahmad & Peter GabrielPakistan’s ‘Rockstar’ Salman Ahmad had been back again with “Open Your Eyes”, featuring Englishman Peter Gabriel (of Genesis fame) and American Alison Sudol (recently nominated for a Grammy award for best upcoming artist).

Salman and his wife Dr. Samina launched this song on ITunes and other digital retailers. Each dollar from this download still goes to Pakistan’s flood relief through their charity organisation, Salman and Samina Global Wellness Initiative.

Salman & Samina Ahmad with British MP Sayeeda Warsi in London (Pictures)

September 16, 2010

Salman and Samina Ahmad with Britain’s first Muslim MP Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi in London. (Discussing SSGWI initiatives for Pakistan flood relief and Concert For Pakistan)

Salman says, “Britain’s first Muslim MP Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is a very inspiring young British leader and chairperson of the conservative party who also happens to be a Junoon fan and she likes my idea of a UK based cultural event”