Be Gone Taliban Music Video

"This video for "Be Gone Taliban" was directed by Delawari herself, to be both a fantasy and allegory for the plight of women under the radical Islamist group's oppressive belief system. "When we recorded this song I imagined it as a modern ballet.," Delawari said, "I wanted the video to celebrate everything the Taliban has attempted to destroy -- music, art, women, dance, and the future of Afghan girls."

We Came Home Music Video

In "We Came Home," Ariana Delawari gives us just a taste of the kind of attention her powerful music demands. "We Came Home" will leave you in awe. "We wanted to make a video that honors immigrants," says Ariana, collaborating with director Rachel Fleischer to create this haunting video. The opening bars of the song are juxtaposed with black & white footage of immigrants on Ellis Island before a brilliantly lit Ariana takes center stage in front of her grand, open piano, reflecting back on her ancestors who have paved the way for her.

Ariana Delawari Directed by David Lynch

"ARIANA WRITES GREAT SONGS - THEY ARE FILLED WITH FEELINGS AND THOUGHTS FROM HER LIFE - HER LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD AND LIFE IN AFGHANISTAN WHERE HER ROOTS ARE - ANCIENT AND MODERN FLOW TOGETHER HERE - THIS MIXTURE OF CULTURES AND HER MELODIES AND LYRICS CONJURE A GREAT UNIQUE FEELING IN PEOPLE - PEOPLE ARE SURPRISED AND EMOTIONALLY MOVED BY THIS MUSIC - ARIANA'S GOT SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT AND SHE DOES IT REAL WELL - IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DEBUT ALBUM SHE'S MADE." -David Lynch

Ariana Delawari on Music, Meditation & Working with David Lynch

DLF.TV is proud to present this exclusive interview with Ariana Delawari. Ariana is delightful and intriguing. Her music is deep, powerful, with modern tones and ancient origins.

More than just a debut album from a gifted young storyteller, Ariana Delawari's "Lion of Panjshir" is a psychedelic folk journey with a very interesting story behind it. Recorded in both Kabul and Los Angeles, Delawari's own guitar, piano, and vocal melodies are soaked in classical Afghan rhythms and echoes of Laurel Canyon rock & roll. Delawari delivers a fresh and impassioned sound that exudes a universal spirit.




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