Beyond Any Form (I am neither Angel nor Devil) is a collaborative studio album by Persian traditional musicians Homayoun Shajarian and Tahmoures Pournazeri, as vocalist and composer respectively.
The album was unveiled on March 11, 2014, in a ceremony held in Vahdat Hall.
Beyond Any Form includes eight songs in Persian language based on lyrics from renowned Persian classical poet Mowlana Jalaleddin Rumi and contemporary poets Shafiei Kadkani, Simin Behbahani and Hossein Monzavi.
Composer Tahmoures Pournazeri describes the album as an “Iranian contemporary music” album, lacking Radif and inspired by classical, Tanbur, Flamenco and Kurdish music.
The 5th track, is based on a melody from Paco de LucĂ­a[4] and the 7th track is played improvisationally.
The album also features American composer David K. Garner, Indian Sitar virtuoso Shujaat Khan, Venezuelan flautist Pedro Eustache and American blues guitarist Jimmy Johnson.
Beyond Any Form was among the best-selling albums in Iran.
A Music video of Why Did You Leave Me? was directed by Baran Kosari for the unveiling ceremony, featuring a number of Iranian actors, including Sahar Dolatshahi, Navid Mohammadzadeh and Mehrdad Sedighian among others.