Salman’s Special Song for Flood Relief


Pakistani rock band Junoon’s founder Salman Ahmad has composed and recorded a special song for Pakistan flood relief called “Open Your Eyes”.

Ahmad a UN goodwill ambassador, has been brilliantly supported in this humanitarian effort by Peter Gabriel, founder of British rock band Genesis.

Gabriel, who has sold over 100 million albums and is a Rock & Roll Hall of fame inductee, also previously collaborated with Pakistani Qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

“Open Your Eyes” also features the extremely popular and talented American singer Alison Sudol (A fine frenzy) who has been nominated for a Grammy award for best upcoming artist.

Salman and his wife Dr. Samina were due to launch “Open your eyes” for Pakistan in early November for being downloaded from digital music sites globally. Each dollar for download will go to Pakistan flood relief through their charity organization, Salman and Samina Global Wellness initiative

Samina who previously sang on Junoon’s song Azadi for the film on Quaid-i-azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah has also provided special background vocals on Open Your Eyes.



Editor: Akhtar M. Faruqui
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