Pakistan

Coke Studio Season 10 Episode 5

Bol featuring Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan

This nazm of revolutionary poet, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, is brought to life in a mellifluous ballad performed by Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan. The voicing of this emotionally stirring appeal to set the truth free are embellished with a poignant flute and the delicate murmurs of the mandolin. Masterfully executed by Shani Arshad, this tribute to one of the most celebrated writers in our history is a crescendo of emotions that will leave you spellbound.

Ujaalon Mein featuring Faraz Anwer & Faiza Mujahid

A familiar rock-ballad finds a home at Coke Studio, Season 10, as Faiza Mujahid’s electrifying voice is paired with prolific guitarist, Faraz Anwar, in a magical rendition of Pakistan rock anthem, ‘Ujaalon Mein’. Jaffer Zaidi masterfully creates a space that complements and accentuates the simplicity of the melody while staying true to the signature progressive-rock sound that comes with Faraz Anwar’s fiery musical personality to create a powerful rendition of a classic Pakistani rock song.

Rangrez featuring Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

A modern Sufi song, Rangrez encompasses the true meaning of devotional love. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan teams up with Sahir Ali Bagga to create magic with a fresh, new sound. The tabla flirts with the shehnai as a flurry of backing vocals paint a vibrant surrounding for Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s glowing and scintillating voice takes the foreground to bring out the rang and dhanak of the melody.

Sab Maya Hai featuring Attaullah Esakhelvi & Sanwal Esakhelvi

Bringing the sounds of the soil to Season 10, Attaullah Esakhelvi & Sanwal Esakhelvi narrate a sordid tale of the depravity that is found within the realms of love and money. Attaullah Esakhelvi’s unique yet familiar folk tone and vocal stylings settle themselves into the soundscapes that Shuja Haider has designed as Sanwal’s young, powerful voice lifts the melody with his energy. Upon a backdrop of groovy and emotive backing vocals, accented with the banjo and flute, this song is a journey towards uncovering the truth.

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