Lagi Bina / Chall Mele Noon Challiye by Sanam Marvi & Saieen Zahoor - Jaffer Zaidi. What a clean rendition by Sanam Marwi to start the song. I had goosebumps when the padharo share des part made a quick appearance. She is closest to Abida parveen in terms of never losing a note even when she goes high … Continue reading CokeStudio Season 9, Episode 6
Previous Episode review here - 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Ve Baneya is a song that is fused brilliantly with an old song of Reshma. All of us have a film song for which we have bought an entire album at some stage in our lives. Mulazim Hussain's part reminds you of that song. He is … Continue reading Review #CokeStudio8 Episode 6
Mujhe Ek baar - The wonderful Abbas Ali Khan who enthralled us in Phool Banro earlier this season returns with a modern ghazal treated somewhat too much. The qalaam is superlative but the overall track sounds overproduced. The singing is top class and I am in love with the element of finality with which this … Continue reading CokeStudio Pakistan – Season 7, Episode 5 – Review
Dear Rohail Hyatt As we can all smell a new season from your musical shelf is just around the corner, I hope... I hope it will reinforce my belief in good fusion like it did when Saeein zahoor and Noori performed Aik Alif I hope it will introduce me to newer languages like it did … Continue reading Dear Rohail Hyatt
The new episode is here! Here is what I feel about this 'light' episode. Nindiya ke paar - Uzair Jaswal starts this song in a light fashion with a lot of 'first love pangs' in his voice. The minimalist music arrangement compliments the soft style of singing and before you know Uzair weaves the timeless … Continue reading Review – Coke Studio Season 5 Episode 3 – Keep it light!
Afer a superb Episode 1 it was obvious for us to wait for the episode 2 and it's out now! Lets see the contents of this melody goodybag! Ishq aap bhe awalla - Chakwal Group & Meesha shafi - Yes, Meesha shafi is back but this time it's not just about her, its about the mind … Continue reading THE Coke Studio Season 5, Episode 2