Faiz Karezi’s Albums
Faiz was born in Kariz-e Mir, which mean (Mir / Meer Canal) a suburb of Kabul. During his high school years he participated in social activities, prompting him to enter the music scene of those gatherings.
He was reportedly a very avid learner of music and when he started singing, he was able to make a wide following among his schoolmates during this time. With the encouragement of his peers and also his instructors, he was urged to sing professionally as a folkloring singer. Thus began a journey of fame for the graduate. He sings in Persian and Pashto.
Faiz appeared on Afghanistan’s national television first in 1978. He quickly became a renowned singer, his fame paralleling the initial and quick rising popularity of his high school years. During this time he started recording various albums, most of them of his live performances. He became so popular that by the early to mid 80s, he was ranked as the most popular singer in that country. Although most of his songs were folkloring and some renditions of other pop songs, he eclipsed all other singers for public adulation. By late 80s, he became a household name and the first choice wedding singer. He now resides in Sweden, continuing his music career in exile.