Abbas Ali Khan revisits a Faiz classic

November 17, 2009

‘Raat Yun Dil Mein Teri’ Abbas Ali Khan Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MO-1GU9mSnc There is always a chance that a classic tune will get covered, revamped and re-covered several times through the ages. From Bob Dylan’s ‘All Along The Watchtower,’ which is one of the most covered songs of all times to the Aaroh cover of the Vital […]

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 […]

Faiz Ahmed Faiz – Aaj Bazar Mein

May 10, 2009

This video was originally posted by Taimur Rahman (Laal) on his Facebook. Faiz Ahmed Faiz is explaining how he wrote his poem ‘Aaj Bazar Mein’ in some gathering after being released from prison. Video features Nayarra Noor singing the poem, with visuals of a public execution in Zia times and Heera Mandi. A must watch […]

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. […]