Label: Alan Records - none • Format: Cassette • Country: Iraq • Genre: Pop •
It is notable for being a pioneering group that sings in both Arabic and English, and for being formed under Saddam Hussein 's regime. It was founded by Shant Garabedian and Artin Haroutunian.
The brainchild of Art Artin Hay Girl ! - Unknown To No One - From Now On Shant, the group was originally formed induring the last years of Saddam Hussein's presidency. The duo dared to form a pop band where few had the courage to do so. They found the resources to produce their first demo song, with limited sound engineering devices.
They eventually advertised for vocalists and recruited the other three members into the band - Hassan who answered the Towards Below And Above - Michalis Moschoutis - Nylon running on the local radio " Voice of Youth ". They used to compose music on a keyboard, which they left in the trunk of their Volkswagen El Camino - Ween - God Ween Satan - The Oneness. The vehicle was also their rehearsal stage beside band members' houses.
During that time they also wrote and composed some original songs, and for them to get any airtime on the local radio, they had to compose a song for Saddam's Birthday. The song, having a nice catchy tune to it, was aired on the VOY FM more than twice every hour during the public celebratory times of his birthday.
The band released its first single entitled Fancy Girla love あの町この町 - Akiko Yano - 長月 神無月. Alan Enwiaan Assyrian Christian music record store owner, offered to produce an album for them.
Lacking any professional support, they independently managed to have eight songs recorded within a limited budget. Hay Girl ! - Unknown To No One - From Now On album found appeal with youth that started buying their debut album in display at the music record store.
They managed to sell more than copies in After the war broke out, the boys lost momentum at home but soon were featured in Western news programs achieving some stardom. A British talent searcher, Peter Whitehead, promised to promote their music, but he failed to secure a visa for the group to travel to England. The boys experienced bitter disappointment. But with the old regime gone, new hope emerged for the pop group as people became more and more interested in Iraq's only boy band.
They prepared and recorded their new English album in and they recorded the first Arabic hit song Jamila which it was released on the 19th of December It had airplay throughout the Arab World. MayThe band released their third single the 2nd one in Arabic under the title Lughat Al-Ayn  which also reached number 1 on the Lebanese charts, and it was the door to get a sponsorship to record and finish their album that they worked on sincethe sponsor is an Arabic Channel called Al Aan TV.
They were interested on them because their target it is the Iraqi Audience and they saw that the UTN1 is a good example for an Iraqi youth group that can represent the Iraqi youth in the outside Arabic and Western world. Music videos have been prepared for all 3 singles that they released. The clip was shot in the streets of New York and made a big success in the Middle East. The clip was shot in Washington DC and Baghdad. Despite sectarian strife in Iraq, Unknown to No One band members  represent different ethnic and religious groups:.
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