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Apranik / آ​پ​ر​ا​ن​ی​ک

by اکوان (Akvan)

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This single is dedicated to the women of Iran. May you never forget your rich and incredible history, which echoes the names of countless female warriors, healers, scientists, artists, scholars, architects, politicians, innovators, pioneers, athletes, rulers, and revolutionaries. Apranik is just one of those names. Yet its mere mention, even through the most delicate of whispers, desecrates and razes the very foundation of the foreign lie currently plaguing the land of Aryans. It is the name given to the daughter of the great Sassanian general Piran. Apranik commanded Yazdegerd's army against the Islamic conquest and fought to her last breath even after Iran fell to Islam. It is a name that cannot be erased. And they know this. Never surrender, never retreat. You will prevail, Apranik.

The artwork accompanying this single depicts ایوانِ خسرو‎, an ancient monument from the royal capital of the Sassanian Empire, تیسفون‎.


released June 5, 2020

Akvan is:

Vizaresa - Vocals, Iranian Tar, Guitars, and Battery

Music and lyrics written and performed by Vizaresa
Recorded in Isfahan, Iran


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