By Aditya Chakraborty
Calcutta, Sep 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) The three big names of Bengali music, Srikanta Acharya, Joy Sarkar and Srijato have got together to bring out a new album featuring Bengali Ghazals called ‘MUSAFIRANA’. This album is indeed unique as it is probably one of the first Bengali albums featuring only ghazals and definitely the first ever album on such a grand scale.
While Srikanta Acharya has sung the songs, Joy Sarkar has composed the music along with the lyrics which has been penned by Srijato.
Speaking on the occasion, Srikanta said ‘We have tried to use the nuances of the Urdu languages within the parameters of the Bengali language so that it appeals to all.
Said Suvojit Roy of Orion Entertainment, ‘This is a collector’s item and should be an unique musical treat for all’.
The album was launched in the presence of the above three mentioned names along with along with musicians who have helped them put this album together. Joy Sarkar’s better half, noted singer Lopamudra Mitra was also present to encourage the artists.
The album has eight songs like Kano Dishehara, Chhera Chithi, Ja Kichhu Bhalo, Raka Thak and others.
The launch took place at The Restaurant on the First Floor on Friday under the label of Orion Entertainment.
Download full audio songs albums from Orion in audiophile quality MP3 format here.