This song was released as a single on 27 April 1998. Vocals are by Elizabeth Fraser of the Cocteau Twins. The song, especially the instrumental portions at the beginning and the end, has been used in numerous TV programmes and movies. The bass drum beat, reminiscent of a heartbeat, was used in the opening theme of the U.S. medical television series House. It also featured as incident music in a 2001 episode of Coronation Street when Sarah Platt is chased and then again at the end. The song's music video featured a plastic fetus in the womb, singing the song. It was directed by Walter Stern. (Source)
Aaj Jaane Ki Zid Na Karo | आज जाने की ज़िद ना करो | Farida Khannum | Asha Bhosle | Habib Wali Mohammad | Shankar Tucker
Farida Khanum is the singer who is known by this song world over. She has sung many other songs as a singer, but there is no function where she was let by the listeners without her singing this song. As many times you hear it, your thirst to hear is never quenched. This Ghazal written by Fayyaz Hashmi. It is sung in Raag Yaman Kalyan.
Recently watched this wonderful movie Masaan (2015). I am totally amazed by the movie and music given by Indian Ocean and specially by this song. When I searched this song on Internet I came to know that writer Varun Grover written this song from taking inspiration from a Ghazal Main jise odhta hoon bichata hoon by well known poet Dushyant Kumar. The voice of Swanand Kirkire is just too good for this beautiful song and of-course when you watch this movie you will come to know why Varun has taken those two lines from Dushyant Kumar Ghazal. I hope you guys also enjoy this wonderful magic of Indian Ocean.
I am not a big fan of Remixes but some of them are really good. One of them is this remix done by Bally Sagoo of classic song Aaja Re O Mere Dilbar Aaja from Noorie movie of 1979. Model in this video is Maushmi Udeshi who is playing a ghost in this video and song sung by Gunjan. This remix became very popular in recent time and I enjoy both original and this. :)
Aaja Re O Mere Dilbar Aaja - Noorie (1979) | आजा रे ओ मेरे दिलबर आजा | Lata Mangeshkar | Nitin Mukesh
The film was a Super-Hit and the 7th highest grossing film at the Indian Box Office in the year 1979. The film was produced by Yash Chopra and directed by Manmohan Krishna. This is the one and only film directed by Manmohan Krishna. Music is by Khayyam and the lyrics by Jan Nisar Akhtar. Later, in the year 2000 Remix artist Bally Sagoo made popular this song again with his remix version of this song with singer Gunjan.
This was Garth Brooks first #1 single on the Billboard Country Singles chart. It is also sometimes referred to as his signature song. "If Tomorrow Never Comes" was named Favorite Country Single in the American Music Awards of 1991. "If Tomorrow Never Comes" entered the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles chart on September 9, 1989 and peaked at number 1 on December 9. Later, Irish singer Ronan Keating released this song in his album Destination in 2002.
This song was declared as the second highest-selling single of 2002. Originally this song was from American country music artist Garth Brooks. Written by Brooks and Kent Blazy, it was released in August 1989 as the second single from his album Garth Brooks and also appears on The Hits, The Limited Series and Double Live. Ronan Keating version became very popular in 2002 and it was the first single from his second album named Destination.
This track Lakhon Hain Yahan Dilwale sung by Mahendra Kapoor is said to have been inspired from The Bright Sherman Valley (inspired from In the Bright Mohawk Valley) [See Below]. The similarity includes Mahendra Kapoor's singing drawl to that of the elaborate drawls of Red River Valley song besides the tune in the original (Source)
This film won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film at the 14th National Film Awards. Movie was based on the short story Mare Gaye Gulfam by the Hindi novelist Phanishwarnath Renu. These lyrics of Shailendra in this song are just beyond words. Raj Kapoor's rendition is pristine, Waheeda Rehman's beauty is sublime & the song itself is divine with voice of Mukesh.
Zindagi Ke Safar Mein Guzar Jaate Hain - Aap Ki Kasam (1974) | ज़िन्दगी के सफ़र में गुज़र जाते हैं | Kishore Kumar
Aap Ki Kasam was the blockbuster hit movie of 1974. All song of this movie was super hits. This song itself a journey of the character played by Rajesh Khanna in the movie and his learnings from life. Kishore Da has done a fabulous job in expressing the feelings of the character through his voice and also lyricist Anand Bakshi summarize the whole movie in this song with word.
Ruk Ja Raat Thehar Ja Re Chanda - Dil Ek Mandir (1963) | रुक जा रात रुक जा रात ठहर जा रे चन्दा | Lata Mangeshkar
Songs such as these seem like they are from a time and a world apart. Shailendra's beyond comparable lyrical wordings make this song immortal and SJ's music takes this song to the peak. One of the wonderful creations of Shankar & Jaikishan which is beautifully sung by Lata No one can ever forget this melody. Can anyone?
Justazoo Jiski Thi Us ko To Na Paaya Humne - Umrao Jaan (1981) | जुस्तजू जिसकी थी उस को तो न पाया हमने | Asha Bhosle
Very beautiful Ghazal by Shaharyar and amazing singing by Asha Bhosle. Not to mention the soothing music of Khayyam Sahab. Expression and intense acting of Rekha and Farooq Shaikh makes every song of this movie worth watching every time, seems like they expressing the every emotions of the poetry. Marvellous!
“I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.”― Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil
“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”
― Karl Lagerfeld
This music video chronicles Sheeran's childhood and adolescence through real home videos of the singer. This video was released on 10 May 2015, garnering over 1 million worldwide views in under 24 hour. The song was co-written by Sheeran and Snow Patrol member Johnny McDaid.
Hum Dono (1961) - Abhi Na Jao Chhodkar Ki Dil Abhi Bhara Nahi | अभी ना जाओ छोड़कर | Mohd. Rafi | Asha Bhosle
This romantic track from classic movie Hum Dono (1961) in voice of legendary Rafi Sahab & Asha Bhosle is still the top track which comes to our mind when we want to stop someone special from going. Lyrics of this magical duet song written by acclaimed poet Sahir Ludhianvi and music given by maestro Jaidev. The beauty of Sadhna and expressions of Dev Anand add more magic to this wonderful song.
This is one of the many evergreen songs that Kishore Kumar sang for Rajesh Khanna. The music of the film given by legendary S.D.Burman. Among all other song of the film this one is particularly is most memorable song from the movie. The producer D. Ramanaidu made the same film in three languages. Telugu was the original version which was made as Prem Nagar released in 1971. Later in 1972 The Tamil remake was Vasantha Maligai released.
This track was created to give tribute to Fast & Furious star late Paul Walker. The track was written by DJ Frank E, Puth, Khalifa, and Andrew Cedar. This song was a huge success. It has peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks, tying for the longest-running rap number-one hit in the country, and in the United Kingdom on the UK Singles Chart for two consecutive weeks.
Anurodh (1977) - Mere Dil Ne Tadap Ke Jab Naam Tera Pukara | मेरे दिल ने तड़प के जब नाम तेरा पुकारा | Kishore Kumar
This superhit film Anurodh (1977) of Rajesh Khanna was based on the 1963 Bengali film Deya Neya, produced by Girija Samanta and directed by Shakti Samanta. Music of the film was a huge success given by the duo Laxmikant Pyarelal. Pyarelal quoted in an interview "Rajesh Khanna had great interest in music and a terrific sense of melody too. His music is dominated by Pancham (R.D.Burman) and us and we accepted Shakti Samanta’s Anurodh only because Rajesh Khanna had had some misunderstanding with Pancham then and did not want to work with him." (Source:Wikipedia)
Sometimes songs become so powerful just because they sync with the story of the film so beautifully that you just fall in love with them more after watching that movie. This song from movie Badlapur is so beautiful now because of Varun Dhawan & Yami Gautam's wonderful chemistry combined with the voice of Atif Aslam.
In an interview Pritam shared a funny incident about this song. Being a singer from Bangladesh, James is not fluent with Hindi so while recording this song he was very nervous and was making mistakes. So, music director Pritam decided to do some fun and mixed some alcohol in James' drink and the magic is in front of you. This song was an instant hit. :)
This song was released in 2012 with third album of the band Passenger named All The Little Lights. I heard it little later though but since then its in my playlist and just love this song. In 2014 the song was nominated for the Brit Award for British Single of the Year, and won Passenger the British Academy's Ivor Novello Award for Most Performed Work
This amazing song of Backstreet Boys band is their biggest selling single in the UK and the 13th biggest selling boyband single of the 1990s in the UK selling 430,000 copies. This single was also featured on the 1998 compilation album Now That's What I Call Music!.The single has sold over 530,000 copies in the United Kingdom. The video was directed by Nigel Dick and filmed on June 15, 1997 in Pasadena, California.
India's Jazz scene of the 60's came back with this album by genius Amit Trivedi. Every song of this album is just super awesome, even the instrumentals. This combo of director Anurag Kashyap and Musician Amit Trivedi always gives us treat musically and visually as well. I hope you guys remember the freshness in music of Dev D when it came out in 2009. The same kind of freshness is here in this album. Jazz is so back with this album in true manner.
Jagjit Singh & Chitra Singh - Dil Ke Deewar-O-Dar Pe Kya Dekha | दिल की दीवार-ओ-दर पे क्या देखा | Album - The Latest (1983)
Mausam (1975) - Dil Dhoondhta Hai Phir Wahi Fursat Ke Raat Din | दिल ढूँढता है फिर वही फ़ुरसत के रात दिन | Bhupindar Singh | Lata Mangeshkar
In order to get the nectar of this song, one has to actually lead some busy life for a little bit. then the real essence and the core meaning of this poetry will not be a big deal to digest. otherwise it's not a song which will go down easily with everyone. This song of Gulzar saab is easily understandable by the migrant population who have spend time in small cities and villages and now working and living in big metro cities. The busy life of big cities gives us the nostalgia when we listen this song. There are many versions of this song and I'm trying to post as many as I could find online.
Used to listen this song like crazy when this was released. I love this video, however I have seen it many times but still I enjoy it every time I watch. Later, after success of LunchBox I realised this girl in video is Nirmat Kaur and model name is Bhanujeet. Voice of Kumar Sanu is super romantic and video of this song sync perfectly with lyrics.
Johny Mera Naam (1970) - Pal Bhar Ke Liye Koi Hume Pyaar Kar Le | पल भर के लिए कोई हमें प्यार कर ले | Kishore Kumar
The film became the highest grossing film of Bollywood in the 1970s, and the soundtrack rose with it to glory bringing hits like this playful Kishore solo, the duet “O Mere Raja,” and Lata’s “O Babul Pyaare.” Johnny Mera Naam is an action-thriller-mystery with a splash of glamour by the gorgeous Hema Malini and a touch of class from Pran. Did you know that Kishore Kumar's song Pal Bhar Ke Liye from the film Johny Mera Naam (1970) was used in an episode of The Simpsons titled Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore!. On the funny side I believe Bill Gates got the idea of WINDOWS from this song probably.
Rehnaa Hai Tere Dil Mein (2001) - Dil Ko Tumse Pyaar Hua | दिल को तुमसे प्यार हुआ | Roop Kumar Rathod
This movie was a remake of the popular Tamil film Minnale which also starred Madhavan in the lead. Music of this movie was composed by Harris Jayaraj and lyrics were penned down by Sameer. This song sung by Roop Kumar Rathod and one of the best from this movie.
This song is from the last album of Greatest Band of all time THE BEATLES. It was released in 1970 after a month of group's break-up. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney. "Let It Be" holds the number-one spot on "The Fans' Top 10" poll included in The 100 Best Beatles Songs: An Informed Fan's Guide by Stephen J. Spignesi and Michael Lewis. The song is number three in the 100 Best Beatles Songs list, only behind "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "A Day in the Life", which is number one. (Source:Wikipedia)
Heard this album Surahi long back in 90's on Audio Cassettes and loved all Ghazals from this album. Vishal Goswami is son of veteran actor of Bollywood Manoj Kumar. I couldn't find the releasing year of this album but I believe its from between 1985 to 1988 because in the first Ghazal of this album legendary actor Raj Kapoor introduce him to audience and Raj Kapoor died in 1988. All Ghazals of this album recorded in front of live audience.
The film was based on the Bengali film 'Nishipadma' (1970). Rajesh Khanna reportedly saw Nishipadma 24 times before zeroing on the role of Anand Babu ! The thought-provoking song Chingaari Koi Bhadke written by Anand Bakshi and sung by Kishore Kumar from this film, is one of the highlights of this classic. The song topped at 5th position on year-end chart toppers list Binaca Geetmala annual list 1972.
Check out this cover of Lucky Ali's most famous song 'O Sanam' by Teri Eger. Lucky Ali himself shared her this video on his official facebook page with a smiley. The information we gathered online and come to know that Teri Eger is from Liberec, Czech Republic and she is a passionate music lover and she also writes songs and compose them. If you want you can check here YouTube channel here. Till the time we are writing this she got 225,261 views on her channel and after this post by Lucky Ali she is getting more subscriber on her channel as well.
Hum Dono (1961) - Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya | मैं जिन्दगी का साथ निभाता चला गया | Mohammad Rafi
This movie had Dev Anand in the role of an army man and in double role with two actresses Nanda & Sadhna. This song celebrates LIFE. Magical lyrics of Sahir saab just giving you guidance and confidence to face challenges of life every time you listen this song. Although, now they coloured this classic movie and this song is also available in colors but I still prefer to watch it in Black & White as its gives the true feel of CLASSIC.
Director Balu Mahendra made this film into Tamil with the same cast in 1982 with name Moondram Pirai, before making it into Hindi later on in 1983. Sridevi won the Filmfare Award for her amazing performance as autistic child-woman and Kamal Hassan won the Filmfare as well as National Award for his performance for the original Tamil version.
Baat Ek Raat Ki (1962) - Na Tum Hamein Jaano Na Hum Tumhe Jane | न तुम हमें जानो न हम तुम्हें जानें | Hemant Kumar | Suman Kalyanpur
The Music video of this song is inspired from the 2005 romantic comedy movie Wedding Crashers, it features Maroon 5 crashing and coming uninvited on weddings happening in the city on that day. The video is directed by filmmaker David Dobkin. I think song is becoming famous because of its catchy feel and retro vibe.
Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi (1966) - Aap Ke Haseen Rukh Pe Aaj Naya Noor Hai | आप के हसीन रुख़ पे आज नया नूर है | Mohammad Rafi
Humsaya (1968) - Dil Ki Awaz Bhi Sun Mere Fasane Pe Na Ja | दिल की आवाज़ भी सुन मेरे फसाने पे ना जा | Mohammad Rafi
One of the best composition by Onkar Parsad Nayyar. Shevan Rizvi wrote one of the best songs of his life. Rafi Saab is on full of sublime feelings in this song and still this song I consider as one of the best romantic song of Bollywood. This movie was a failure for Joy Mukerjee but this song still stand tall in hearts of music lovers.
This classic was written by Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the Musical The Road of The Gresepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. Nina Simone in 1965 record this song for her album I Put A Spell on You and it become a super hit song ever since. Many artist around the world covered this song. Even in Will Smith's movie Seven Pounds this song has been featured.
This was the theme song of the James Bond series film released with the same name SKYFALL in the year 2012. "Skyfall" became the first Bond theme to win at the Golden Globes, the Brit Awards and the Academy Awards for the best original song. It had been the first Bond theme to receive an Academy Award nomination since the 1982 song "For Your Eyes Only" and was the first Bond theme to win the award.
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