Updated: September 12, 2014 1:00:03 am
Director Vikram Bhatt has got a perfect commercial music album, that can help create a positive buzz for his next, most ambitious film, Creature 3D. The nine track album includes five original compositions, one unplugged version and three remixes. Bhatt has roped in music composer Mithoon for this romantic- drama, while one song has been composed by Tony Kakkar.
It is Kakkar’s composition, Sawan aaya hai, which gives the album a wonderful start. The melodious number sounds straight out of a ‘90s film music album, with its dhol and piano beats, which is steady throughout the track. Arijit Singh’s rendition adds the perfect magic to this romantic number, with well penned lyrics by Kakkar, making it the best song of this album. Sawan aaya hai makes a comeback in the form of a decently put together unplugged version, which is crooned by Kakkar. This version is slightly more contemporary and slow, with just the signature tune and strumming of the guitar dominating the background beats. There is also a remix version by DJ Shiva towards the end of the album, which is strictly okay.
Mithoon comes in as the lyricist and composer for Hum naa rahein hum, a slow, seductive romantic number, which is beautifully sung by Benny Dayal. The song has a decent vibe and maintains a good pace throughout. The remix version of this track can be given a miss. Naam-e-wafa makes for a very good heartbreak track, where Mithoon uses his signature music style to create a wonderful composition (which sounds a little similar to Zaroorat from Ek Villain, especially the portions before the antara). Singer Farhan Saeed has done a good job, keeping in mind this is his first Bollywood number. Tulsi Kumar as the female vocalist is also decent.
Mithoon launches another new singer in the form of Saim Bhatt, who makes a good debut with Ik pal yahi, which is another beautiful composition. The melody is slow and extremely haunting. Mithoon relies on western musical instruments for this composition, where the electronic guitar, keyboard and electronic sound loops dominate. In the next number, Mehboob ki, Mithoon takes over as the singer, composer and lyricist. This well paced, upbeat number will remind you of Woh ajnabi from one of his early projects, The Train. Despite the similarity, it makes for a decent number, especially because of Mithoon’s unique voice.
Although the film promises to provide a lot of chills, these melodious songs are enough to add a good touch of romance to Bhatt’s sci-fi thriller. Hear the album and it won’t leave you disappointed.
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