Laal – Gal Sun Chapna, Raj Lay Aa Apna (Habib Jalib) [Official Music Video]

April 18, 2013

Artist: Laal Song: Gal Sun Chapna, Raj Lay Aa Apna (Habib Jalib) Directed by Taimur Rahman Camerawork: Sherry, Ziyad Zafar, Ted Anspach, Frank Vrigon. Special thanks to: Saeed Pervez, Communist Mazdoor Kissan Party, Laal Rickshaw Workers Union, Christians & Muslims of Muqadas Colony, Irfan Ali, Shaukat Ali Akbar, Shehzad Ali Akbar Elections 2013: Take your […]

Laal – Jhoot Ka Uncha Sar (Official Music Video)

July 13, 2011

Jhoot Ka Uncha Sar Daikha Hai by Habib Jalib. Laal has combined the Brechtian idea of defamiliarization with the wonderfully satirical poem by Habib Jalib called “Jhoot Ka Uncha Sar Daikha Hai” to comment on the level of lying, deceit and sheer hypocrisy that passes without notice in our society.

Laal: music of dissent

July 26, 2009

Much has been heard, said and opined about the band that surged on a tidal wave in the aftermath of a fresh exit of dictatorship. Sometimes, the most vocal and opinionated being the band members themselves who mask themselves under no pretences, and openly declare their motives to be revolutionary and incendiary to the saturated […]

Some rare recordings of Habib Jalib

May 3, 2009

Some Poems In His Own Voice Zulmat ko Zia (This is a recording of the first recitation of this masterpiece of defiance by Habib Jalib in public) Quaid-e-Azam Dek Rahe Ho Apna Pakistan Farangi Ka Jo May darban hota Mazaaray Laghaaray Wathan ko Kuch Nahi Khathra Ye Munsif Bhi Tho Qaidi Hain (Epitomizes the current […]

Fire Records Signed 3 More Artists

February 28, 2009

Laal, a Lahore-based band, announced the launch of their album titled ‘Umeed-e-Sahar’ which features the poetry of the great poets Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Habib Jalib and deals with social concerns of our times. It will be released under Fire Records. Hadiqa Kiyani will be releasing her album titled ‘Aasmaan’ under the label Fire Records. […]