Sunday November 1, 2015
Anarkali (Music review), Malayalam – Vidyasagar
Aa oruthi, the maappila paattu is light and forthy in the genre’s tradition, enhanced by Vidyasagar’s simple and lilting rhythm. Hariharan excels in Sahibaa, a ghazal’ish ballad similar to the ones that the singer composes himself, like Paighaam’s Lafzon Ki Tarha where Vidyasagar even adds a fantastic Lalitha raaga-based interlude! In Ee thanutha, Vidyasagar seems to be employing the time-tested Kiravani raaga to conjure a predictable, enjoyable tune, sung well by Karthik and Shweta Mohan. Vaanam is that typically likeable Raja’esque Vidyasagar melody that seems to be using Kapi raaga, while Mohabbath is standard-issue qawali. Comfortingly familiar music from Vidyasagar.
Keywords: Anarkali, Vidyasagar
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