Funda Arar

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Funda Arar
Funda4.jpg
Arar in 2009
Born (1975-04-08) 8 April 1975 (age 45)
OccupationMusician
Spouse(s)
Febyo Taşel (m. 2004)
[1][2]
Children1[3]
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
Years active1999–present
Labels
  • Emre Grafson
  • DMC
  • TMC
Websitefundaarar.com

Funda Arar (Turkish pronunciation: [funˈda aˈɾaɾ]; born 8 April 1975) is a Turkish singer.

Funda Arar spent her early childhood in Ankara, where she was born, and later in Muğla and Adapazarı. She studied at Istanbul Technical University's music conservatory, specialicizing in the mandolin. Her first album Sevgilerde came out in 1999, became a big hit, especially the song "Aysel". Sevgiliye was released a year later and included hits like "Seni Düşünürüm" and "Cesminaz" in collaboration with Kıraç.[4] Alagül and Sevda Yanığı, her third and fourth albums came out in 2002 and 2003, which had the songs "Haberin Var mı?", "Aşksız Kal".

Arar's album Son Dans was released in December 2005 following a long break. Recently, she released the much anticipated Rüya (2008) (Turkish classical music), in which she sang songs in a variety of makams such as Hicaz, Rast, Hüzzam, Muhayyerkürdî, Uşşak, Kürdîlihicazkâr, and Nihavend. In this album, she was accompanied by a master ensemble of (Turkish classical music) under the directorship of Yaşar Okyay.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • 2000: Sevgilerde
  • 2002: Alagül
  • 2003: Sevda Yanığı
  • 2006: Son Dans (Mü-Yap certification: Platinum[5])
  • 2008: Rüya
  • 2009: Zamanın Eli
  • 2011: Aşkın Masum Çocukları
  • 2012: Sessiz Sinema
  • 2015: Hoşgeldin
  • 2017: Aşk Hikayesi
  • 2018: Arabesk

EPs[edit]

  • 2001: Sevgiliye (with Kıraç)
  • 2007: Beyaz Gelincik (with Kıraç)
  • 2020: Doldur Yüreğimi

Charts[edit]

List of singles, release date and album name
Single Year Peak Album
TR
[6]
"Karartma Günleri" 2006 5 Son Dans
"Benim İçin Üzülme" 4
"Camdan Kalp"
"Karaya Vuran Gemiler Gibi" 2007
"Bu Sabah Güneş Doğmuyor" 2
"Beni Benle Böyle" 2008
"Senden Öğrendim" 2009 3 Zamanın Eli
"Yak Gel" 2
"Geçmez Yara" 3
"Geceler" 2010 13
"Sen ve Ben" 2011 1 Aşkın Masum Çocukları
"İkimiz"
"Aşkın Bana Değdi Değeli"
"Anmam Adını"
"Sessiz Sinema" 2012 Sessiz Sinema
"Yok Yok"
"Geciken Gözyaşı"
"Yoksun" 2013
"Pişmanım"
"Hafıza" (feat. Enbe Orkestrası) 1 Hafıza
"Hayatın Hesabı" 2015 Hoşgeldin
"Yediverenim"
"Bağışla" 2 Bağışla
"Gamsız" Hoşgeldin
"—" indicates that the songs were not included in the lists or the results were not disclosed.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Ruhsar Herself Guest appearance
2009 Altın Kızlar Herself Guest appearance

Television programs[edit]

  • Funda Arar'la Performans (2005)
  • Gölgeler (2006)
  • Söz Müzik Funda Arar (2008–2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 28-29 June 2004, NATO zirvesi Archived 16 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine MLKP. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
  2. ^ Evlenmek için Bush'u bekledi Sabah. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
  3. ^ "Funda Arar'ın en güzel eseri 'Aras' bebek". Akşam. 9 July 2013.
  4. ^ Turkish Classical Music Concert by Funda Arar, İş Sanat (12 March 2014)
  5. ^ "MÜ-YAP 2007 MÜZİK ÖDÜLLERİ DAĞITILDI". Mü-Yap. Archived from the original on 4 April 2014. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
  6. ^ The songs on Türkçe Top 20:

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