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I’ve listened to Sasan Soury’s “Mirage” straight down several times now, and it’s pretty great. It’s highly produced and more layered than some of Sasan’s other work. The lyrics are inspired, the tune is catchy, and the blend of Eastern/Western sounds are extremely engaging and satisfying. I also very much appreciate the positive messages in the song, that runs so counter to much of the messaging in the music market these days. Sasan’s music is just so lovely and uplifting and can put anyone in a great mood.

Sasan Soury

Sasan Soury

Sasan Soury comes across as the life of the party. He seems like the one who gets the crowd pumped, and does what he can to get them on their feet and motivated. Besides making great music, Sasan also seems like a genuine person. At least this much comes through his music and videos. And while the infectious catchiness of his music (both the lyrics and the beat) will appeal to the masses, Sasan doesn’t just have a good hook, but is actually an honest and caring musician and songwriter.

His songs are clearly very personal but they aren’t sappy love songs or depressing ballads. You can tell from the melodies and lyrics that Sasan is an optimistic guy, and “Mirage” will make you dance and smile, like most of Sasan Soury’s releases. All in all, “Mirage” is a winning track- the music is upbeat and makes you feel good and wanting to dance around the room all day. It’s addicting! Great job, Sasan!

MORE ABOUT – Singer-songwriter Sasan Soury is an all-round positive performer who was born and raised in Iran from a well-educated family who loved music. Sasan moved to America in 96, where he went to college, and took vocal, piano and guitar lessons before going onto the Hollywood Pop Academy in 2005 to improve his songwriting, vocal, dance, and stage performance. Soon after, Sasan started to make his own music, working with important producers and I doing live shows.

Says Sasan: For me the most important thing in music is dedication, working hard and loving what you do. Good music is music that can touch people’s hearts and be remembered by everyone. And that’s what I want do. Change people with the message in my music, and motivate them to be better people and love each other more and make them happy.”

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