Junaid Jamshed & Salman Ahmad Collaboration Confirmed

December 23, 2011

Speculation of Salman Ahmad and Junaid Jamshed working together in the studio emerged online when Salman hinted a collaboration with JJ a few months ago over a tweet.

But now there is definite confirmation because this morning Salman gave everyone the scoop. He tweeted a link to a photo of himself and Junaid jamming at his home in Karachi, saying, “Junaid & Salman, Dil Dil Pakistan & Jazba rehearsal at home in Karachi”. Apparently the dream of many music enthusiasts has come true

Salman Ahmad To Work With Three Female Musicians

November 29, 2011

The sufi rocker, Salman Ahmad is all set to work with three female singers. He was recently in Mumbai to record a song called ‘Yaaro’ with Indian playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan for the movie ‘Rhythm’, in which he will also be making a cameo appearance as himself. This will be his first bollywood song.

On the other hand, the immensely talented musician Momina, who is currently in New York, recorded a song for the volume 2 of Junoon’s 20th anniversary album. Momina, who has recently been featured on the new Farhan Saeed song, was excited to have worked with Salman.

Junoon 20th Anniversary Album Volume 1 Released on iTunes

October 4, 2011

This year’s most anticipated album ‘Junoon-20 (Volume 1)‘ is finally here. The Sufi rock album which consists of 20 tracks, features talented artists like Aag, Alison Sudol, Bilal Khan, Fifi Haroon, Laal, Nusrat Hussain, Outlandish, Peter Gabriel, Rohail Hyatt, Shahjehan of The Kominas, Shubha Mudgal, Usman Riaz and Vital Signs, has now been released on iTunes.

The album costs $9.99 and the proceeds that will be raised from it will be donated to help support the efforts of Salman and Samina’s Charity for Education.

The volume 2 will be out soon!

Below is the album tracklist:

Junoon-20 Will Also Feature Vital Signs, Rohail Hyatt, Nusrat Hussain & More

October 3, 2011

As you probably already know Salman Ahmad & Brian O’ Connell united for the 20th anniversary of Junoon to release two new special edition albums. This ought to be a treat for Junoon fans as you’re going to get your hands on 40 Junoon songs divided into two volumes.

Salman has already released five of the tracks from volume 1 on YouTube, featuring some of the young talented artists, including Mitti by Aag, Dil Main Meray by Bilal Khan, Neend Aati Nahin by Laal, No More by Outlandish and Saeen by Usman Riaz.

Ghoom Tana Mash-up of Shubha Mudgal & Noori Will Be On Junoon-20th Anniversary Album

September 21, 2011

Junoon-20th Anniversary Album to feature a mash-up of “Ghoom Tana“, which is undoubtedly one of the best Junoon songs ever produced. As most of you may already know that there are two versions of the same song. It was originally sung jointly by Ali Noor (Noori) with Ali Azmat and Salman Ahmad and was included in Junoon’s seventh studio album “Dewaar”. The other version off Salman Ahmad’s 2005 debut solo album, “Infiniti” featured Indian singer Shubha Mudgal.