Rastak Essentials
  • artist:Rastak
  • region:Middle East
  • release year:2023
  • style(s):Folk, Persian
  • country:Iran
  • formats:Audio File / Digital
  • record posted by:Rastak Music Group
  • label:Rastak Music Group


“Essen5als” is a compila5on album comprising ten hit tracks me5culously curated, re- recorded, and re-mastered by Rastak for your listening enjoyment. Each song tells a unique story rooted in ancient Iranian culture and history. Stories that connect people and preserve Iranian cultures. We take great pride in sharing these stories through our music and keeping Iran's rich cultural heritage alive.

Track List
1. Sakineh: Based on a song from south of Kerman.
2. Laleler: Based on a song from Azerbaijan
3. Sozaleh: A Kurdish song
4. Baroon: A famous tune from Lorestan
5. Botorai: Derived from a Kurdish tune
6. Raana: A Gilaki song from the north of Iran
7. Leila: Based on a song from Khorasan
8. Wahar: Based on a Kurdish song
9. Vasoonak: A very famous tune from Shiraz
10. Tanbur: Based on a Kurdish song and a Maqam for Tanbur

Band Members
• Siamak Sepehri: Tar, Band director
• Farzad Moradi: Vocalist and mul; instrumentalist
• Behzad Moradi: Vocalist and Precussion
• Dina Doos;: Kamancheh and Kamanche Alto
• Akbar Emaeilipour: Tar, Setar, Oud
• Majid Poos;: Percussion and effective instruments
• Sahar Rashidi: Qanun

Guest Artists
• Omid Mostafavi: Percussion
• Hamed Bolandhemmat: Wind Instruments

Mix and Mastering
• Majid Poos;
• Behzad Moradi