Taking Pakistan’s music industry to nonparallel heights, coke studio season is ruling the charts, not just Pakistan but worldwide too. The branded live music show has become the dream platform for all the musicians. Coke Studio is now a culture, it’s a way you celebrate musicality, if it exists inside of you.
The musical journey that started off with Rohail Hyatt, by Coca-Cola in 2008 became a global phenomenon in various countries. Reminiscence of the best of Coke Studio list, here are some popular, memorable and famed songs sung by various artists.
TAJDAR-E-HARAM BY ATIF ASLAM
A Tribute to the legendry Qawwals, Sabri Brothers, Atif Aslam’s version of Tajdar-E-Haram received an unprecedented response in a short time. Produced by strings, the song raised the bar for the ongoing Coke Studio Season.
CHAAP TILAK BY ABIDA PARVEEN- RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN
An alluring rendition of Amir Khusro’s poetry, Chaap Tilak, striked the highlight for Coke studio season 8. The soulful blend of two legendry voices resulted in magic and Chaap Tilak rose to every expectation.
DASHT-E-TANHAI BY MEESHA SHAFI
Dash-e-tanhai, a heart-wrenching Urdu poetry, written by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, owed it to Meesha Shafi’s profound version in Coke studio season 5.
TUM NARAZ HO BY SAJJAD ALI
A regular at coke studio, Sajjad Ali did an exceptional job with his soulful number that made it to every music devotee’s playlist.
NINDYA KE PAAR BY UZAIR JASWAL
A recent sensation across border, Uzair Jaswal’s reason to to fame for his heart melting romantic track, Nindya Ke Paar from Coke studio season 5. The song was later adopted in bollywood movie, Leela.
BEWAJA BY NABEEL SHAUKAT
Another winner from coke studio’s first season 8, Bewajah by Nabeel Shaukat, with his heartbreaking lyrics and composition strikes the chord with every soul in love.
CHANNA BY ATIF ASLAM
Channa which means darling, is a beautiful song conceptualized by Atif himself, is a declaration of love that every person in love just cant miss.
KOI LABDA BY SANAM MARVI
An excellent depiction of worldly reality, Koi Labda by Sanam Marvi is one of the first songs on coke studio that features a non-linear approach to recording.
DAANAH-PE-DAANAH BY AKHTER CHANAL ZAHRI AND KOMAL RIZVI
A weekend playlist would be incomplete without Komal Rizvi’s peppy version of Sindi folk classic, daanah-pe-daanah.
JAL PARI BY ATIF ASLAM
A reminiscent of Atif’s early days, Jal Pari is must listen.
For this weekend, we have picked these numbers to soothe your ears. Hope you have a happy weekend!