Award winning Afghan singer and composer Farhad Darya has been the most influential musician on the Afghan Music scene since the mid 80s, and certainly is a founder of a new wave of music in Afghanistan. His influences have echoed throughout several music styles and subsequent generations. Darya is known as the most prominent voice and a revolutionary creative force behind the contemporary music of Afghanistan. He pioneered several different styles of songwriting, and redefined the role of vocalist in the music of Afghanistan while his style of singing has been among the very small number of the most emotional and easily identifiable voices.
Farhad Darya is a pioneer of committed and devoted music in Afghanistan: music committed to new ways of expression and devoted to human causes. From an artistic point of view, Farhad\\\'s music is both domestic (Afghan) and global (international), a blend of native and global sounds.
Darya spent years bridging the gap between urban and rural through his music, and Afghan music became more committed and obligated after his works and creations. He has been an extraordinary hit-maker since the late ‘80s. He has been original and has sounded like no others. His tastes are fairly eclectic, giving his songs a musical variety lacking in other Afghan music stars at that time.