Archive for September 20th, 2009

The title song, Innu anisuthide, Naa ninagaage, Baa nodu gelathi and Ideye ninage work well with their soaked-in-love feel, even if they serve as an overdose of similar sounding tunes. Vega bandiruve’s playful, catchy tune is likeable, but the stand-out loudness of Haadantu namma is jarring in an otherwise soft album. Ninna hindeyaa has an […]

Shibani’s markedly North-Eastern Thodi thodi saanjh is hugely impressive, while her other track, Keh leh dil se exposes her vocal limits and passes muster. Deepak Pandit’s Kangana has a ghazal-like texture and Ghulam Ali’s version saves it from mediocrity. His other songs, Meera and The Jesus song merely meander. Gourav Dasgupta’s English numbers, Alone and […]

Sunday September 20, 2009 12:20

Music review: Kannukkulle (Tamil – Ilayaraja)

Vaanampaadigal seems as contemporary as the veteran can get, with its peppy, hopeful outlook, while Paattu kekka starts off annoyingly, with just the pallavi making the cut. Pudhu pournami has the composer dipping into phrases from his oft-used synth-melody bank, with even Sriram Parthasarathy sounding lackluster. Pacha meni is an 80s item song rudely making […]

Sunday September 20, 2009 11:59

Music review: Peraanmai (Tamil – Vidyasagar)

Barring the penultimate folk intrusion, Madhu Balakrishnan’s Kaadu kalai katta expresses its fury rather uni-dimensionally. Kaattu puli is reminiscent of Ilayaraja’s songs in the filmy tribal music genre and is a good, catchy listen. Thuppakki penne is loaded with some zingy orchestration, but the tune is disappointing, almost exactly like When the boys, where Sonia […]

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