‘Tumba’ authored and composed by Daler Mehndi pans across various genres through its thirteen tracks. The album journeys through varied melodies crafted by the use of traditional music set to original compositions.
‘Tumba’ the title of the album is a dialogue of the highest order. The artist uses the song as a yearning plea for communion of the soul with the almighty and on a different plane with his lover. ‘Shiela ho ya Munni’ is a spoof track which is already creating uproar at his concerts. ‘Ghoda’ is a groovy number with unusual satirical lyrics. Music along with nontraditional and nonconformist words creates an artistic contrast that is the appeal of the song. The flirtatious ‘O Nachdi Meri Jugni’ beckons the lady love to showcase her moves. Daler renders an exceptional mix of Indian rhythms, in this stupendous dance track.
‘Deewani’ with Sufi undertones is the artist’s favorite. Angst ridden ‘Bhootiye’ is where the artist vents his frustration and provokes reaction of thought but maintains his USP of making you dance. ‘Ye Ada’ takes you through the country side of India via Rajasthan. The song is vivid, it’s as though colors take up form when you hear the song. ‘Chen Se Jeeney Do’ is the song addressing today’s youth with beautiful lyrics set to a hummable melody.
‘Jogi’ is Daler’s show-off track! His each album has one such track for the connoisseurs of music, for the veteran artists. It showcases his command over technique, reflecting a classic confluence of ragas creating a song for a ‘Pop’ listener thus setting a milestone.
Mehndi’s latest ‘Pop’ offering is a complete package both in its lyrical context and its music. A must have!
Year of Release : 2011
Album: Tunak Tunak Tumba
Song: Tunak Tunak Reprise
Singer: Daler Mehndi
Music: Daler Mehndi
Lyrics: Daler Mehndi
Label : DRecords
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