|Native name||شادمهر عقیلی|
27 January 1973
|Occupation||Singer, musician, composer, music arranger, actor, record producer, songwriter|
|Home town||Los Angeles,CA, United States|
|Instruments||Vocals, Multi-instrumentalist keyboard, violin, guitar, piano, santur, harmonica, trumpet, mandolin|
|Associated acts||Ebi, Mahasti, Niloufar Laripour, Mona Borzouee, Shahkar Binesh Pazhooh, Yaghma Golrouee|
Shadmehr Aghili (Persian: شادمهر عقیلی; born 27 January 1973) is an Iranian pop singer, musician, composer, music arranger, producer and song-writer, and formerly an actor. Aghili was born in Tehran, Iran. He emigrated to Canada first, but currently resides in Los Angeles, California.
Aghili started early in music and studied piano, guitar and violin, graduated from the Tehran Conservatory of Music.
He has worked at the IRIB (the official broadcasting of Iran) for a while. He released his cassette album Bahar e Man (Spring of Mine) in 1997, an instrumental music album where he played piano, guitar and violin. The album Fasl e Ashenayi (Season of Acquaintance) in 1998, was another great effort with a number of collaborations. The follow up Mosafer (Traveler) was also well received by the public. Aghili appeared also on screen with the movie Par e Parvaz (Wing of Fly), a best-seller in Iran for that year. He also wrote the soundtrack for the film. He had also a lead role in Shab-e Berahne (The Bare Night).
Aghili immigrated to Canada where he was signed to Nova Media. His first album in Canada was Khiali Nist (Mind Not), quickly followed by Doori o Pashimani (Avoid and Regret), Adam Foroush (Man Seller) and Popcorn.
Shadmehr Aghili is a versatile artist, violinist and musician.[dead link] Beside of his prominent use of piano, guitar and violin, he also plays santur, mandolin, trumpet, harmonica, keyboard, banjo, and koto in some recordings. Shadmehr also remains active politically recording a track in 2010, conveying his support of the Iranian Green Movement recorded over background music, encouraging Iranian people to protest against their government and using music as a tool to get to freedom and liberty. And in 2012, in a collaboration with singer Ebi, he released the anti-war Royay e Ma (Dream of Us) in support of World Vision USA and World Vision Canada.
|1997||Bahar e Man||بهار من||Spring of Mine||Instrumental|
|Fasl e Ashenayi||فصل آشنایی||Season of Acquaintance|
|Mashgh e Sokoot||مشق سکوت||Rehearsal of Silence|
|Naghmeha ye Mashreghi||نغمه های شرقی||Melodies from Levant||Instrumental|
|2001||Par e Parvaz||پر پرواز||Wing of Fly||Soundtracks of a same-title film|
|Doori o Pashimani||دوری و پشیمانی||Avoid and Regret|
|Khiali Nist||خیالی نیست||Mind Not (Never Mind)||after migrating to Canada|
|2004||Adam Foroush||آدم فروش||Man Seller (The Traitor)|
|1994||Shaam e Ghariban||شام غریبان||Evening of Strangers|
|2002||Adam o Hava||آدم و حوا||Adam and Eve|
|2003||Doori o Pashimani||دوری و پشیمانی||Avoid and Regret|
|2004||Rag e Khaab||رگ خواب||Vein of Dream||Instrumental, released in Iran, after his migration to Canada|
|2007||Sabab||سبب||Reason||released without his permission|
|1.||"tu Binahayat e Shab" (Through the Infinity of Night)||تو بی نهایت شب|
|3.||"Atr o Shabnam" (Scent and Dew)||عطر و شبنم|
|4.||"Shab e Berahne" (The Bare Night)||شبه برهنه|
|5.||"Dadashi" (Dear Brother)||داداشی|
|6.||"Khane Kharab" (Tumble)||خانه خراب|
|7.||"gham e Tanhayi" (Sorrow of Loneliness)||غم تنهایی|
|8.||"To ro injori Mikham" (Want You This Way)||تورو اینجوری میخوام|
|9.||"Lahze ye Asheghane" (Romantic Moment)||لحظه عاشقانه|
|13.||"Shaam e Ghariban" (Evening of Strangers)||شام غريبان|
|15.||"Khanoom Khanooma" (Mademoiselle)||خانوم خانوما|
|19.||"Halam Avaz Mishe" (I'll Feel Better)||حالم عوض ميشه|
|22.||"Royaye Ma" (Dream of Us, featuring Ebi)||رویای ما|
|23.||"Ye Dokhtar" (A Girl, Featuring Ebi, a social and political track)||یه دختر|
2001: Par e Parvaz (, "Wing of Fly") (Soundtracks of a same-title film)
- 2000: Par e Parvaz (پر پرواز, "Wing of Fly")
- 2001: Shab-e Berahne (شب برهنه, "The Bare Night")
- "Roll Over, Khomeini! Iran Cultivates A Local Rock Scene, Within Limits". The Washington Post. 23 August 2001. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
- "Rock Rolls Once More in Iran As Hard-Liners Back Pop Revival". The Wall Street Journal. 2 June 2000. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
- "مصاحبه اختصاصی با شادمهرعقیلی". BBC Persian. 2 September 2005. Retrieved 9 April 2010.
- Shadmehr is seen playing the mandolin in his Mashkook music video
- In the movie The Bare Night, Shadmehr plays the harmonica many times
- In his Taghdir song a compose of the mentioned instruments is heard.