Top Pakistani Covers From 2011 (Part 1 of 2)

By Mutee 

As the music industry adapts to the changing mechanics of the world, we see increased artistic output and an even greater reception. Instead of record companies, the artists are turning to sponsors and the trend of cover songs is gaining momentum. Cover songs are a great way to show off your skills and pay tribute to your heroes, but it wasn’t a very common practice until very recently. So in order to keep you more updated on this developing phenomenon here is Koolmuzone’s list of Top Pakistani Covers From 2011.

Indian Folk Artist Raghu Dixit & Others Praise Zeb and Haniya

October 24, 2011

The Raghu Dixit Project, pioneered by Raghu Dixit, is one of the India’s best contemporary folk bands. They define themselves as “India’s biggest cultural export” being a folk band that gets quite a lot of international listening. The popular group from India has found their newly favorite artist in Zeb and Haniya, the folk duo from Pakistan, after their performance in the second episode of “The Dewarists“.

Raghu’s music is an amalgamation of Indian ethnic music and styles from different parts of the world. He made Bollywood debut from the movie Mujhse Fraaandship Karoge in 2011.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Makes BBC TV Debut

September 30, 2011

Qawwal Maestro and Bollywood Singer, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan takes a journey back through his life as he chats to BBC Asian Network’s Sonia Deol. This red button programme includes exclusive rare footage of Rahat performing with his uncle, the late great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and culminates with a rousing performance of his award winning Bollywood hit, ‘Tere Mast Mast Do Nain’, recorded during his recent tour.

During the shooting, Rahat reveals intimate memories of his time growing up with Nusrat alongside their extended family in Faisalabad, Pakistan and his emotional first experiences of Qawwali music. Rahat tells the story of his transition from Qawwali to Bollywood music and how his future projects include going back to his roots with a double album of Qawwali music featuring the poetry of Mirza Ghalib and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.

Saeed Zaman ft. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Time Warp (Download Audio)

August 25, 2011

Saeed Zaman ft. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Time Warp (Download Audio)

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Artists: Saeed Zaman featuring Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Song: Time Warp

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Saeed Zaman is an independent Music Producer and make electronic/rock tracks. He is a song-writer, a producer and records and mixes everything himself on his tracks. This is song is called “Time Warp” and it’s from his debut album “Cosmic Trilogy” which features samples from an interview given by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He passed away on August 16th 1997. This song is dedicated to Nusrat’s Memory.
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Quratulain Balouch (QB) – Maa E Ni Main Kinu Akhan (Download Audio)

Quratulain Balouch – Maa E Ni Main Kinu Akhan (Download Audio)

Artist: Quratulain Balouch (QB)

Song: Maa E Ni Main Kinu Akhan

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Music: Shajar Fakhar

Recorded at IS Studio Lahore

Piano: Wasil Shah

Produced by Dj Maq

About:

A graduate Student of Multimedia. Quratulain Balouch (QB) is well known by her cover Aakhiyan Nu, has stepped into Pakistan music industry after her appearance in the remarkable Coke Studio. She did not grow up dreaming about being a singer. By her own admission, she “realized it pretty late”. Balouch’s training was not of the tra