After many years of creating music behind the scenes, producing duo Gin and Rees are set to release theirdebut single ‘Sanu Teh Changa’. The beautiful lyrics of the musical genius Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Gin and Rees have not only managed to pay homage to the maestro of qaawal, but have managed to find a vocalist that truly does justice to the Ustad. The track, will be released on the 23rdAugust features the soulful vocals of India based singer Aslam Ali, whose voice so closelyresembles the mighty Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Listeners will not only beamazed, but emotionally touched by memories of the musical giant. Gin who first heard Aslam sing on a trip to India says:
“The hairs literally stood up on the back of my neck. I could notbelieve that anyone could have a voice that even came close to my hero. ButAslam is incredible and I knew that we had to work with him.”
Gin and Rees, who are not only co-producers but also brothers, have grown up in the music industry, with Gin mastering Indian percussion (Dhol, Dholakand Tabla) and melody from a young age. Rees also fell in love with Bhangra music. Also you will be surprised to hear the brothers have been running the now famous VP Entertainments which was the dance troupe that made it’s mark with a scintillating Bhangra performance at London 2012’s closing ceremony!! Kudos to that as it was amazing at the closing ceremony!
As we see and hear creating music is in their blood and ‘Sanu Teh Changa’, shows off their musical vision and talents. Witha beautiful melody that perfectly complements the heart-wrenching lyrics, thistrack will, without doubt, melt and steal hearts. Check out the latest on these two brothers on UrbanAsian and let us know what you think!
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