Google+

Labels

Padosan (1968) - Mere Saamne Waali Khidki Mein | मेरे सामने वाली खिड़की में | Kishore Kumar

This is  probably the first song comes in your mind when you have a crush on your beautiful neighbour. This classic comedy movie was directed by Jyoti Swaroop. The music of this movie was given by R. D. Burman and this song is sung by Kishore Kumar. Expressions of Kishore Da & Sunil Dutt is priceless :)

Jagjit Singh - Apne Honthon Pe Sajana Chahta Hoon | अपने होंठों पर सजाना चाहता हूं | Album - Insearch (1992)

This unforgettable ghazal has been written by well known poet Qateel Shifai. Sometimes I feel that Jagjit Singh taught us see the beauty in suffering of love. Its true that poet has written those words but voice of Jagjit ji gives a new meaning to those words and you feel like connected to those words unknowingly. Magical !

Oasis - Let There Be Love | Album - Don't Believe the Truth (2005)

“Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.” 
Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

This beautiful song is from Oasis's sixth album Don't Believe The Truth (2005). It is written by Noel Gallagher. 

Umrao Jaan (1981) - Yeh Kya Jagah Hai Doston | ये क्या जगह है दोस्तो | Asha Bhosle

The music composition, the slower dance movement diverting Rekha's attention to her long lost home indicate the intelligence of Khayyam, Asha Bhosle, Rekha and Muzaffar Ali (Director of this movie). The old lady here who played Umraao Jaan's mother is Farrukh Jaffer, who also played the role of Nattha's mother in Peepli Live.

Jagjit Singh & Chitra Singh - Kiya Hai Pyaar Jise Humne Zindgi Ki Tarah | किया है प्यार जिसे हमने ज़िन्दगी की तरह | Album - Best of Jagjit Singh Chitra

वैसे तो जगजीत जी और चित्रा जी की गायी हर ग़ज़ल बेमिशाल है पर कुछ ग़ज़लें ऐसी होती है कि जिनके बोल हमारे अंदर कहीं कुछ याद दिला जाते है, कहीं कुछ ऐसी बात याद आ जाती है जिसे हम चाह के भी कभी नहीं भुला पाये क्योंकि हम शायद कभी उन खूबसूरत यादों को भुलाना भी नहीं चाहते। 

Maroon 5 - Won't Go Home Without You | Album - It Won't Be Soon Before Long (2007)

This song is from third album of the band It Won't Be Soon Before Long (2007). The guitar undertone in the song is based on the The Police single, "Every Breath You Take", which makes the moment at the end of the music video where Levine is watching the female character somewhat coincidental.

Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein (1964) - Aa Chal Ke Tujhe Main Leke Chalun | आ चल के तुझे मैं लेके चलूँ | Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar has very successfully shown his serious side in this movie. He produced and directed this film. He wrote the script and composed music for the film, which is about the relationship between a father (Kishore Kumar) and his deaf and mute son (played by his real-life son (Amit Kumar). Kishore Da in this song described the world which everyone wants to have, but no one is able to attain.....But some imaginations are tremendous and gives us immense peace.

Green Day - Last Night On Earth | Album - 21st Century Breakdown (2009)

This wonderful song is from album 21st Century Breakdown of Green Day. The unique fact about this song is that it was recorded LIVE at the Akasaka BLITZ, Tokyo, Japan on May 28, 2009.

Rihanna - Diamonds | Album - Unapologetic (2012)

This song is from Rihanna's seventh studio album, Unapologetic (2012). It was written by Sia Furler together with its producers, Benny Blanco and StarGate. Music Video director of this song is Anthony Mandler. "Diamonds" became Rihanna's twelfth number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, tying her with Madonna and The Supremes as the artists with the fifth-most number ones in the chart's history.

Rachel Lampa - If You Believe | Album - A Walk to Remember (2002)

Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.” 
― Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

This romantic song sung by Rachel Lampa and it was in the album of A Walk To Remember movie which was released in 2002 and was based on novel by Nicholas Sparks with the same name.

Pankaj Udhas - Chandi Jaisa Rang Tera | चाँदी जैसा रंग है तेरा | Album - The Very Best Of Pankaj Udhas Live

This famous Ghazal of Pankaj Udhas first came into a movie name Ek Hi Maqsad (1988) but most of us knows it for its later version with this beautiful music video. I also prefer the later version as its more melodious and romantic and I always like watching this sweet video.

The Beatles - I Want To Hold your Hand


This song written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and recorded in October 1963, it was the first Beatles record to be made using four-track equipment. "I Want to Hold Your Hand" became the Beatles' best-selling single worldwide. In 2013, Billboard Magazine named it the 44th biggest hit of "all-time" on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. (Source : Wiki)

Joggers' Park (2003) - Badi Nazuk Hai Ye Manzil | बडी नाज़ुक है ये मंज़िल | Jagjit Singh

This magical Ghazal is from this beautiful movie Joggers's Park (2003). In movie an elder guy falls in love with a girl who is very younger to him. when you are in true love you don't know the destination and its the path you take which decides what the destination will be. that path is fragile where the happiness makes you weak and the sadness just makes you stronger with that right person everything seems beautiful. 

Lifehouse - Hanging By A Moment | Album - No Name Face (2000)

This beautiful song is from American Band LIFEHOUSE from their debut album name No Name Face (2000). This song was written by lead singer Jason Wade. This is signature song of the band and despite not going to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Hanging" still finished as the top song on the chart for the year 2001. It also became the most played radio track of that year in the United States.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Aafreen Aafreen | Album - Sangam (1996)

This song made by Music company SAREGAMA as a symbol of love between India & Pakistan. Javed Akhtar has captured beauty of a women so beautifully like he has done it before in song Ek Ladki Ko Dekha To Aisa Laga from movie 1942 A Love Story. I don't think I need to comment about the singing or the singer for that matter as his name already starts with "Ustaad" so it will useless to comment on his singing because we already know its FABULOUS. 

Anari (1959) - Kisi Ki Muskurahaton Pe Ho Nisaar | किसी की मुस्कुराहटों | Mukesh

One of the best song of all time. Great philosophy by Shailendra, beautiful music by duo Shankar-Jaikishan & flawless singing by Mukesh. This song clarifies goals of life: selfless service with a big heart. Not to mention effortless acting by Raj Kapoor is also makes this song memorable.

Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are | Album - Doo-Wops & Hooligans (2010)

This amazing song by Bruno Mars was written by The Smeezingtons, Khalil Walton and Needlz. This song is also famous for its creative video which was directed by Ethan Lader. Video feature actress Nathalie Kelley and Bruno Mars and some amazing creativity with reel of an audio cassette. 

Bryan Adams - Please Forgive Me | Album - So Far So Good (1993)

"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Woh Kaun Thi (1964) - Lag Ja Gale | लग जा गले | Lata Mangeshkar

One of the all time great song by Lata Mangeshkar and Madan Mohan combination. Here I am posting this song after 50 years in 2014 and its hard to believe its an old song because still this song has magic to give goosebumps to listeners. The feelings when the singer sings is hard to replicate. It comes from years of practice and singing from the heart. That and the whole song is flawless. Salute to Lata Mangeshkar.

Amanush (1975) - Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda | दिल ऐसा किसी ने मेरा तोड़ा | Kishore Kumar

For this amazing song Kishore Da won the 1976 Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer Male. Indeevar also won the Best Lyricist Filmfare Award for this song. This film was made in both Hindi and Bengali produced and directed by Shakti Samanta. The film was later remade in Telugu as "Edureeta" (1977) starring N.T.Rama Rao, Vanisri, and Jayasudha, in Malayalam as Ithaa Oru Manushyan and in Tamil as Thyagam with Sivaji Ganesan.

Fergie - London Bridge (Oh Snap) | Album - The Dutchess (2006)


This song was from the first solo album of Fergie "The Dutchess" which was released in the year 2006 and was a huge hit. The Dutchess after "Clumsy" reached a peak position of number five on the Billboard Hot 100. On November 18, 2007, Ferguson won the Pop or Rock "Favorite Female Artist" at the American Music Awards. In addition, "Big Girls Don't Cry" also earned Ferguson a Grammy nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance". In December 2007, Blender picked Ferguson as their woman of the year.

Anand (1971) - Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli | ज़िन्दगी कैसी है पहेली | Manna Dey


Remember “Lymphosarcoma of the intestine”?? This film and song is remarkably some of the best work of Bollywood over these years. When Rajesh Khanna says “Babumoshai, Zindgi Badi Honi Chahiye, Lambi Nahin” he just not amazed Amitabh Bachchan by saying that but also made audience to think about the LIFE. 

The Beatles - A Day in the Life | Album - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

This amazing song written by legendary John Lennon and Paul McCartney. It was ranked the 28th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. There is some dispute about the inspiration for the first verse. Many believe that it was written with regard to the death of Tara Browne, the 21-year-old heir to the Guinness fortune and close friend of Lennon and McCartney, who had crashed his Lotus Elan on 18 December 1966 when a Volkswagen pulled out of a side street into his path in Redcliffe Gardens, Earls Court. In numerous interviews, Lennon claimed this was the verse's prime inspiration. However, George Martin adamantly claims that it is a drug reference (as is the line "I'd love to turn you on" and other passages from the song) and while writing the lyrics John and Paul were imagining a stoned politician who had stopped at a set of traffic lights.

Westlife - Change Your Mind | Album - Face To Face (2005)

The Face to Face album became Westlife's fifth UK number-one album in seven years, selling 1.3 million in the United Kingdom. This is a fast track song in which a guy is trying to convince his girlfriend to change his mind as she is leaving the town with some other guy.

1942 A Love Story (1994) - Kuch Na Kaho | कुछ ना कहो | Kumar Sanu

The last big shot of R D Burman. Heavenly sweet composition, very well sung by Kumar Sanu. The film was released some time after the death of the music director, Rahul Dev Burman. And, at that time due to some not so popular music from his last few films people started to think that his magic is over now but when the music of this film released people were awestruck by listening composition of this album. Pancham Da won the Filmfare Award for Best Music Director for this film.

Blackmail (1973) - Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas Tum Rehti Ho | पल पल दिल के पास तुम रहती हो | Kishore Kumar

One of the best songs to listen to when you find someone you love. Kishore da voice just blend in with perfect emotions of love and delivered a classic romantic song which is as popular as it was when it was released way back in 70's. Poetry by Rajendra Krishan is magical which covers almost every feeling of first love.

Aarzoo (1965) - Aji Rooth Kar Ab Kahan Jaiyega | अजी रूठ कर अब कहाँ जाइयेगा | Lata Mangeshkar

What a sweet song, A classic film by Ramanand Sagar. A romantic story, excellent acting, stunning landscaped of Kashmir, melodious music by Shanker Jaikishan, sweet poetry by Hasrat Jaipuri and top notch singing by Mohd. Rafi. and Lata Mangeshker.

Travis - More Than Us | Good Feeling (1997)


This song known for being the song that influenced Travis's mainstream breakthrough. This track is simple and full of feelings. Most of Travis's song I found amazingly beautiful with lots and lots of feelings sink into them.

Fuzon - Aankhon Ke Sagar | आंखों के सागर | Shafqat Amanat Ali


This amazing track is one of my favourite. This band was formed in the year 2001 and the lead vocalist Shafqat Amanat Ali describe this band as a fusion of Pakistani classical music and modern rock music. Later on, Shafqat had to leave the band to concentrate more on his solo projects. He was replaced by Rameez Mukhtar.

Jagjit Singh & Chitra Singh - Bahut Pahale Se Un Qadmon Ki Aahat Jaan Lete Hain | बहुत पहले से उन कदमो की आहट जान लेते है | The Unforgettable (1976)

Jagjit Singh started his career by performing at weddings and private parties and singing jingles for advertisements. During the 1970s the ghazal considered a light classical form with its roots in the classical idiom was dominated by stellar names like Noorjehan Malika Pukhraj Begum Akhtar Talat Mehmood and Mehdi Hassan.

Jagjit Singh - Badla Na Apne Aap Ko Jo The Wahi Rahe | बदला ना अपने आपको जो थे वही रहे | Album - Insight (1994)

This amazing Ghazal has been written by very famous poet Nida Fazli who is known for putting his philosophy beautifully in his Ghazals. This album INSIGHT came out in the year 1994 and was a huge hit. The credit to make Ghazal this much popular among common people is goes to Jagjit Singh for choosing simple Ghazals and craft them amazingly with his soft music and magical voice.

Bryan Adams - Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? | Album - 18 Till Die (1996)

This song is recorded by Bryan Adams for the film Don Juan DeMarco and written by Bryan Adams, Michael Kamen and Robert John "Mutt" Lange. This music video later released with the album 18 Till Die. This music video feature famous flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia. This song was nominated for Oscar in Best Song category and was at number one for five weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States

Blue - Best in Me | Album - All Rise (2001)

This amazing song is from the debut album All Rise (2001) of this English boy band BLUE. The song was written by Jem Godfrey, Bill Padley. When the song became a hit A music video was recorded and was later used to promote the group's compilation album, Best of Blue.

Highway (2014) - Patakha Guddi (Male Version) | पटाखा गुड्डी | A. R. Rahman

This male version of this song is also amazing as its female version in voice of Nooran Sisters. This male version is amalgamation of various music like rock, folk, sufi etc. A. R. Rahman has done his job so beautifully that you just fall in love with each and every track of this movie. Lyrics of Irshad Kamil is also playing in important role in popularity of this track as his metaphor of Peepal tree to leading lady character of the movie is just amazingly sync with the story that you just fall in love with this track.

Rockstar (2011) - Jo Bhi Main Kehna Chahoo | जो भी मैं कहना चाहूँ | Mohit Chauhan

Don't know what to say about this amazing song. Feelings, emotions and Philosophy by lyricist Irshad Kamil just touch your heart and start feeling like this song is for you or about you. Music of A.R.Rahman is just fabulous as always and singing of Mohit Chauhan is the limelight of this song and all other songs of this movie. 

Lootera (2013) - Monta Re | मोन्टा रे | Swanand Kirkire | Amitabh Bhattacharya


Its very rarely happens that one lyricist sings song for another lyricist. This beautiful gem from movie Lootera is created by Amit Trivedi and written by Amitabh Bhattacharya and sung by Swanand Kirkire and Amitabh himself. 'Kemon Boka Monta Re' is Bengali language line beautifully used by lyricist in this song. 'Kemon' means HOW and 'Boka' means STUPID, 'Mon' means HEART. So it's overall meaning is  'what an idiot the heart is'.

The Police - Every Breath You Take | Album - Synchronicity (1983)


This famous song of 80's has been written by lead singer of this band Sting. This was the biggest hit of 1983. At the 26th Annual Grammy Awards the song was nominated for three Grammy Awards including Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Sting won Song of the Year while The Police won Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals; however, it did not win Record of the Year.

Pink Floyd - Coming Back to Life | Album - The Division Bell (1994)


This beautiful track is from the album The Division Bell (1994) and is solely credited to David Gilmour who is guitarist and co-lead vocalist in Pink Floyd. David has written this song for his wife Polly Samson.

Om Shanti Om (2007) - Aankhon Mein Teri Ajab Si | आंखों में तेरी अजब सी | K. K.

This lovely song is in voice of very talented singer of our time K.K. Lyrics of this song has been written by Vishal Dadlani who is also music director of this film along with his partner Shekhar. I believe the amazing singing by K.K. makes this song memorable and the cute incident shown in video also makes it beautiful.

Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991) - Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin | दिल है कि मानता नहीं | Kumar Sanu | Anuradha Paudwal

This movie was an unofficial remake of the 1934 Hollywood film It Happened One Night, Which was already adapted by Raj Kapoor in movie name Chori Chori (1956). Music of this movie was huge hit helped Music Directors duo Nadeem - Shravan to establish in film industry. Later, this combination of Kumar Sanu, Sameer & Nadeem- Shravan has given so many hit popular songs in 90's.

Dor (2006) - Yeh Honsla Kaise Jhuke | ये हौंसला कैसे झुके | Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

This amazing and motivational song is from beautiful movie Dor which was released in 2006. Lyrics by Mir Ali Hussain amazingly synced with the story of this movie and music by Salim Suleman made this song a memorable one. Not to mention soulful voice of Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan is the reason for popularity of this song because each line of this song he recite with convincing feelings.

Poets of The Fall - Carnival of Rust | Album - Carnival of Rust (2006)

This amazing song is by famous Finnish Rock band Poets of The Fall from their second album  Carnival of Rust which was released on 2006. This song is also famous for its Music Video. 

Travis - Side | Album - The Invisible Band (2001)

This particular song from Travis is one of my most favourite song for its positive feel and philosophical lyrics. The UFO theme of video added more beauty to the song and work of guitar and drums in this song is just lovely. Released in 2001 but still one of my most favourite song.

Yeh Ishq Nahin Asaan (1984) - Mere Khayalon Ki Rehguzar Se | मेरे ख़यालो की रहगुज़र से | Anwar Hussain

If you hearing this song for the first time you might think it sung by Mohd Rafi Saab but its voice of Anwar Hussain who was classically trained by Ustaad Abdul Rehman Khan, who also produced legendary singer Mahendra Kapoor. Mohammad Rafi was very impressed by Anwar that he descrived him as the one singer who could take his place after him.

Happy New Year (2014) - Manwa Laage | मनवा लागे | Shreya Ghoshal | Arijit Singh

Farah Khan, the director of this film tweet about the recording about this song in 2012 and it was the first song +Arijit Singh recorded for +Shah Rukh Khan but later "Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari" became his first released song for SRK. +Shreya Ghoshal sung it very beautifully on melodious tunes of duo Vishal - Shekhar. 

Oasis - Wonderwall | Album - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995)

This song was written by Noel Gallagher who is the main guitarist of Oasis band. According to Gallagher, "Wonderwall" describes "an imaginary friend who's gonna come and save you from yourself". What's the Story went on to become the second best selling album of 1995 and 1996 in the UK, as well being the best selling album of the decade.

Linkin Park - In The End | Album - Hybrid Theory (2000)

This amazing song is considered to be one of Linkin Park's most recognizable and signature songs. The song is Billboard's second most played rock song of the decade.

Chirag (1969) - Teri Aankhon Ke Siva Duniya Mein Rakha Kya Hai | तेरी आँखों के सिवा दुनिया में रखा क्या है | Female Version | Lata Mangeshkar

This is the female version of the song in voice of legendary Lata Mangeshkar. Only last two lines are different from the Male version sung by Mohammad Rafi sahab. Music of Madan Mohan is just mesmerising. 

AddThis

Blog Archive