Srinagar: Artiste First, an independent music label, nurtures both established and emerging talents with a team of passionate music enthusiasts and professionals. The label has collaborated with Faheem Abdullah, a Kashmiri singer turned storyteller known for his expressive lyrics, on his album “LOST ; FOUND.”

Since the release of the single “Ishq,” anticipation has been mounting for Abdullah’s latest album, which debuted on May 25th at a prominent event in Srinagar, Kashmir. The launch was attended by notable personalities from Kashmir and many fans.

The song “Ishq” has deeply resonated with listeners, conveying themes of love and longing. It has become a sensation on streaming platforms, captivating audiences worldwide with its enchanting melody and heartfelt lyrics. The song has topped charts on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, uniting listeners from Asia to Europe, Africa to America, with its uplifting message of love and hope. “Ishq” has garnered over 25 million views on YouTube, trended #1 on Spotify’s Top Charts, and accumulated around 1 Billion views and over 560,000 plus reels on Instagram.

“LOST;FOUND” offers a captivating musical journey from feeling lost to the joy of being found, with the semicolon symbolizing a soul-reviving pause. The album features 14 eclectic tracks, including viral hits like “Sajde,” “Ishq,” “Chak Chuk Blues” and “Waavo.” Each song tells a personal story, reflecting Faheem’s thoughts and experiences.

Hailing from Kashmir, Faheem Abdullah is celebrated for his exquisite lyrics and exceptional voice. Fans adore his music for its fresh and unique identity. His previous hits, like “Ishq,” “Ae Yaad,” and “Jhelum,” have earned him numerous accolades. “LOST;FOUND” showcases Faheem’s dynamic collaboration with talented artists from the valley.

Talking about the much awaited launch, Faheem Abdullah said, “I’m delighted to have had the opportunity to unveil our labor of love in Kashmir, where my journey, alongside many others’, commenced. Lost ; Found is a journey from the state of “Lost” to the state of “Found” through semicolon symbolizing a pause of self introspection, self discovery and self realisation. While we are overjoyed by the warm reception we have received till now, we are thrilled to present the complete album to the audience.”

Sharing his thoughts on the album launch, Rohit Sobti, Co- Founder, Artiste First, said, “Faheem is a woke new age artiste. He is very aware for 27. We are glad that we are part of his Lost to ; to Found journey. It is like the birth of artiste when they find their orbit. Faheem’s orbit is mysterious , genre neutral and with depth of emotions and poetry. With Faheem we have kind of built a model which would help other forthcoming artiste and releases. There is something for every kind of listener in this collection, and that is what makes ‘LOST;FOUND’ so special. Also want to thank 36 Collaborators on the album for making it special.”

With its diverse themes, varied moods, and distinct personalities, ‘LOST;FOUND’ offers a truly unique listening journey. The album ‘LOST;FOUND’ is available on all leading music platforms.