Arya Entertainment: Next single to feature Abhijeet Sawant

I always love hearing good news about Arya Entertainment! Having shared all of their successes at Girl at the Piano since their inception, I am extremely happy to announce their latest, which is everyone’s favourite Indian Idol Abhijeet Sawant, will be singing on their next single!

The song has been composed and written by Viraal (composer of Albeliya,Pehlo Prem, Piya), will have vocals by Abhijeet, and has been produced by Arya Entertainment. Stay with us for further details about the song including its title plus release date.

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Music Review: Now by Shania Twain

Shania Twain is one of my favourite female artists of all time. I grew up enjoying her classic hits such as You’re Still The One, That Don’t Impress Me Much and Man! I Feel Like a Woman. I also enjoyed watching her full Las Vegas concert, which aired on Sky Arts, in the UK. So naturally, you can tell that I am very excited about her latest album Now!

The album features 12 tracks in the standard edition and has 16 tracks deluxe edition. All tracks written by Shania plus co-writers.

Listen to the deluxe edition (full 16 tracks) on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/album/4FFeeH0rqRQMYjc2SVD5hu

1) Swingin With My Eyes Closed
2) ‎Home Now
3) ‎Light of my Life
4) ‎Poor Me
5) ‎Who’s Gonna Be Your Girl
6) ‎More Fun
7) ‎I’m Alright
8) ‎Let’s Kiss & Make Up
9) ‎Where Do You Think You’re Going
10) ‎Roll Me On The River
11) ‎We Got Something They Don’t
12) ‎Because of You
13) ‎You Can’t Buy Love
14) ‎Life’s about to get Good
15) ‎Soldier
16) ‎All in All

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My favourite Golden Oldie song: Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden

Its that time where I share my favourite golden oldie song of the month! This month, I have chosen a Western song which is most probably, one of my favourite love songs of all time. It is Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden.

Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden

This song was hugely popular while I was growing up in the late 90’s, and has a beautiful melody plus lyrics, which have been composed by Savage Garden. Lead singer Darren Hayes croons the track, and it is definitely one of those songs, which you will hear every Valentine’s day!

Let me know if this track features in your favourites list too!

Life Update: When I interviewed SANAM!

It has been a rather special week in my online life, as I finally had the chance to interview my favourite band from India: SANAM!

I had been wanting to interview them for a really long time (at least since the past 2 years), but struggled to find their contact, until I managed to connect with their management team who made everything possible!

As a Music lover and someone who appreciates new Music talent, it has been a dream come true for me to interview the band, and feature them in my Music Talk series (of interviews) at BollySpice.com. The feedback for the interview has been overwhelming, and I am so grateful to be blessed with Music in my life, as it continues to play a hugely important role for me, every single day. A huge thank you to all the lovely SANAM fans who left such lovely comments at end of my interview! 😀

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New Music Monday: Itni Door by SANAM

This week’s new Music Monday, features the latest release from my favourite Indie band, the fantastic four: SANAM. They have released one of their original compositions called Itni Door (pronounced as dur).

This latest release, from the band further enforces their status as a “boy band” (as they would be called in the West) with heaps of Musical talent, and the song accompanying video reflects this vibe too. The boys are seen in their most loved romantic avatar in the video, as Itni Door is a heartbreak song, providing all the right kind of emotions that one feels when listening to a SANAM original! I personally enjoyed the video, and like the song a lot too. It is wonderful to see the band releasing their own material while taking breaks from their renditions.

Enjoy their latest release Itni Door below, and let me know if you enjoyed this #SANAMOriginal composition too!

Itni Door – SANAM

New Music Monday: Rishabh Srivastava

This weeks new Music Monday releases, are both from artist Rishabh Srivastava. I have shared Rishabh’s songs at the blog before, and it is always a pleasure for me to share his latest releases.

The first release is the single Aadat Nahin Hai Tum Bin with Zee Music Company. Zee Music had initially released the female version of this single with Jyotica Tangri on the vocals, and now they have released Rishabh’s version which is a treat to the ears! The song has a strong melody with meaningful lyrics which make it a treat to listen to.

Aadat Nahin Hai Tum Bin – single released via Zee Music Company

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My live Music experiences part 2: Bollywood Music

Continuing part 2 of My live Music experiences. Part 1 can be read here.

The very first Bollywood Music concert that I attended was to see Adnan Sami perform at the Wembley Pavillions in 2005. The concert was held in the make-shift pavillions arena, as Wembley arena was being refurbished at the time. Adnan was being supported by then upcoming singer Shreya Ghoshal. Shreya sang on her own and performed her hit songs from Devdas and Jism. She could have done with a better sound check, as her voice tended to sound screechy when it came to the higher notes. I remember being disappointed with audience members who chose to get up and walk around/talk during Shreya’s performance. Clearly, that would not happen at her own concerts now! When Adnan arrived on stage, he performed all of his hit songs from the Tera Chehra album, and he also gave a James Brown tribute. However, his attitude and tone of voice when talking to the audience, was rather disappointing.

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New Music Monday: Emeli Sande, The Corrs and Shania Twain

I know my blog has been a bit quiet on the new Music Monday front, and that is thanks to all of the new and good Music, releasing all at once! It seems as though we are officially now in Autumn, we have a slew of new releases in the Western Music scene; that too, from 3 of my favourite artists!

The latest releases which have grabbed my attention are:

Starlight – Emeli Sande (from her upcoming album Starlight)

Son of Solomon – The Corrs (from their upcoming album Jupiter calling)

Swingin’ With My Eyes Closed – Shania Twain (the second single from her just released album Now)

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My favourite filmi Garba style songs to enjoy, during the festival of Navratri!

We have entered an auspicious time of the year with the festival of Navratri that lasts for 9 days, and is widely celebrated across India. If you would like to know more about this festival, I highly recommend using Google to learn more about it. During this religious festival, many Indians dance in a traditional form of ‘Garba’, and so this form of dance requires a special kind of song and Music.

As Navratri is a popular yearly event, it has featured in many Bollywood films, thus creating a filmi sound of the festival. I have selected a few of my favourite Bollywood style Garba songs below. Do let me know if any of these are your favourites too!

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Kary Arora presents her latest single Yaadein Bachpan Ki

We are living in a time where many musicians are making the best of every available platform, to showcase their work. Kary Arora has recently added a twist in the trend of viewing music videos on YouTube as she released her latest one on her website and viewers can rent it. The music video is part of a short film Yaadein Bachpan Ki which celebrates childhood friendship and memories. I have showcased Kary’s work at the blog before, and you can listen to her previous work here.

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