"Stir Crazy is a collection of 11 stunning songs."
Classic Rock Society Magazine, review of debut album 'Stir Crazy'

"Fanous has a seemingly natural ability to emote with sensitivity and clarity - he wears his heart on his sleeve."
Toxic Pete

"Always a class act, Karim"
Peter Coulston, Seatwave.com live review by Peter Couston

"James Blunt fans may find him a little too deep but thatís ok, he is his own man and better for it."
Andy Sniper, music-news.com .

"...this classically trained talent touches upon everything from pop to soul as he delivers his intimate, life, friendship and love inspired lyrics. His music is somewhat influenced by his ethnic diversity too, his searing ambition remains well below the radar of many and ultimately, KF offers up an intriguing tongue-in-cheek, melancholic blend of upbeat pop...a sound that undeniably grows on you the more you listen. "
Ant Standing, Glasswerk.co.uk

"...creative guitarwork that embraces blues, rock and simple pop to create some tight, irresistable tunes."
Jo Vallance, Room Thirteen

"...an exciting songwriter and a million miles from the stagnent pool of acoustic strummers writhing in eternal open mic-nights...a true breath of fresh air."
Tom Cassidy, Studentpages.com

"...Perfume has the sweet smell of success."
Jo Court, Indie News Live

"The one thing that is certain is that Karim has talent in abundance....."
Will Munn, Rhythm & Booze

"Gob-smacking, passionate, electric."
Playroom London

"...straddles musical genres using his impressive vocal range."

"Not 'alf shabby Fanous!"
Acoustic Stage