“The true beauty of music is that it connects people” – Roy Ayers.
Bringing the artists and instruments together from the different corners of the world, ‘Coke Studio’ has created a magical incantation.
With the fusion of folk and international music, the show has brought some exceptional performances into existence. The soulful performances hold the power to connect with the people, oblivious to borders, making the world fall in love with the harmony that Music generates.
We have compiled some masterpiece performances from Coke Studio which would captivate your heart and soothe your soul.
The master of music A.R. Rehman composed another masterpiece ‘Zariya’, featuring Jordanian singer Farah Siraj and Ani Choying from Nepal. Fused with Jordan folk music and traditional Buddhist hymn, the song celebrates the state of euphoria and motherhood. With the amalgamation of different genres and culture, the song is a complete masterwork.
Paar chanaa de
The unfathomable intensity of Sohni for her beloved has been beautifully narrated in the song through the vocals of Shilpa Rao and Noori. With the soul-soothing indie-rock feeling, the song begins with the earthly vibes and then shifts to other instruments. The mesmerizing voice of Shilpa and Noori enchants the hearts and with the impeccable swing on ‘Sagar Veena’ by Noor Zehra, the performance reaches another level of perfection.
Sung beautifully by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Momina Mustehsan, the song would turn you into a believer of love. With simple acoustic guitar chords and romantic ambiance, the song binds the audience with the poetic flow of the song and mesmerizing vocals of the singers.
Teriyaan Tu Jaane
With remedying lyrics of Irshad Kamil and the dynamic voice of Harshdeep Kaur and Jyoti Nooran, this composition captures the hearts of millions. The song convinced how bold, vivacious and beautiful it is to love unconditionally. The voice of Amit Trivedi adds more feel to the song.
Capturing the pain and chaos of separation, the song written and sung by Piyush Mishra is a beautiful piece of composition. Painting the grief of two lovers after being separated during the partition, the song is created with the acoustic guitar arrangements fused with Indian percussions.
Composed by the duo pair of Sachin and Jigar, ‘Laadki’ is a conversation between a father and his daughter and a journey of a girl to becoming a woman. The part of the little girl sung by Sachin’s daughter is heart melting and the charismatic voice of Rekha Bhardwaj makes the performance more sublime.