Thursday, January 11, 2007

Kuch Yadaain....

The music in Koi Baat Chale has a particular texture and is expressive of deep, intense emotions rendered by the celebrated singer Jagjit Singh. The ghazals are sprinkled with recitations by Gulzar.Koi Baat Chale is a new experiment in the Urdu poetry. A new poetic way, Triveni a three-lined form, is sung for the first time in this album. The precursor phrase by Gulzar in few songs is what sets in the right pitch and mood for the song.

There is one song before which Gulzar renders his rich reflection,which goes something like this.

"yaad hai woh deen
jaab tumne cigarette ke
deebe pe
ek sketch banaya tha
aakar deekho usme
phool aa gaye hain


translates to

"remember those days
when you drew a sketch
on the cover of
the cigarette pack.
come and see
the plant has

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(This pic was taken from a mobile camera yesterday night when we were having a B’day party treat of one of my friends, Ha d’Boss. Thanks Ha d’Boss for using your mobile phone for clicking this.)


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