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Fariz R.M.: Success without sacrificing idealism

  • Alvin Darlanika Soedarjo

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, July 27 2008 | 10:22 am

PREMIUM Fariz R.M. owes his career to more than a simple stroke of luck. The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has managed to create commercially successful songs and albums without sacrificing his idealism, a feat that would be hard to achieve in today's Indonesian pop music scene. Fariz, known by an adoring public for his old-school, eclectic hits, such as "Sakura" and &quo...