Delhi-Based "Swatantra" (Independent) Rockers EKA Announce Free Download of Debut Single "Satyameva Jayate"


New Delhi, Aug 8, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Marking their first anniversary, Delhi-based music group EKA have announced their first single ‘Satyameva Jayate - Voices for a Better India’ available for free MP3 download.

"It starts with one person ‘I’ and we hope the song inspires each and everyone to bring about a change", say the band on their official facebook page.

Eka are Benjamine ‘Benny’ Pinto on Keyboards (Ex-Euphoria), Hitesh ‘Rikki’ Madan on guitars and vocals (Ex-Euphoria) and Lokesh Madan on vocals and bass. The members of Eka are seasoned musicians and have performed at over 2000 concerts in 15 countries and have recorded over 100 songs in various capacities. Some of these performances include the Indo-Pak peace concert at the UN General Assembly Hall, New York, the Great Wall of China and the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, U.S.A.

Eka call their music ‘Swatantra Rock’ - music beyond music, time and boundaries. The band delivers a unique experience by blending its originals with selected classic rock, sufi and popular Hindi / Bollywood music.

Eka's live act also features Bosco D'souza on drums and Hiten Panwar on Dhol, Dholak, Tabla and other percussions.

Eka’s highly energetic performances traverse eras connecting with a wide audience instantly.

Benjamine and Hitesh were with Euphoria for 18 and 14 years respectively, while Lokesh has come back to his first love, music, after spending over a decade in the corporate world.

- information and picture from official facebook page

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