Acclaimed Iranian Singer Mamak Khadem Reveals the new single “Across the Oceans”
Acclaimed Iranian singer Mamak Khadem has released a new single titled “Across the Oceans” (Six Degrees Records) with special guest Chris Martin (Coldplay). The single is accompanied by a video directed by the award-winning director and cinematographer Sam Javadi. “Across the Oceans” is the first single from Khadem’s upcoming Remembrance album, this work is meant to pay tribute to her late father as she reflects her emotions.
“Across the Oceans” is inspired by Khadem’s work in refugee camps where she sings and hosts workshops for underprivileged children. One of her goals is to improve children's abilities through music.
since the pandemic started, this is the first time she is doing this in person again.
she still recording the children’s choir remotely to this date and bringing a youthful energy to the song. The track also features the vocals and piano of Chris Martin (Coldplay), whose performance was key to the song’s foundation. Khadem also enlisted the renowned poet Coleman Barks to recite the verse of Rumi. Barks is considered one of the world’s leading Rumi scholars and Mamak notes “It was an honor when Coleman accepted my invitation to record and translate the beautiful poetry of Rumi for this song.”
i hope we can here this album soon