Abbas Hasan shot to fame in 2014, and since then, has continued to grow in popularity. Back with a bang after signing a record deal with one of India’s top record labels, the Canadian French heartthrob is ready with his latest track entitled “Akhiyaan Teri.” The song brings a fresh sound blending acoustic guitars with eastern accompaniments alongside playful lyrics and vocals. As a protégé of Rishi Rich, Abbas Hasan is known for writing his own songs. This song marks Abbas Hasan’s first collaboration with the One Touch Productions team including the composer Abhi D, instrumentalist Sahil Syndicate and music producer GK. Naamless is also credited as an additional musical producer on the project. Also, in true Abbas Hasan style, the song is a mixture of languages and styles. This time he is singing in English, Hindi-Urdu, and for the first time, fans will get to hear him sing in Punjabi!
Abbas Hasan is best known for the powerful imagery that always accompanies his musical works, ranging from the film noir vibe in “Habibi” to the glossy cinematic “Away”. “Akhiyaan Teri” takes a completely different direction from the dark visions of obsessions in his previous video for “Sweet Girl”. The PAIFMA-Awards Ambassador shot his new video on the golden beaches of Santa Monica in Los Angeles, and features Abbas Hasan opposite Latin American model Yoli. The video is directed by ZANE, best known for his current collaborations with top international artists including Lebanese pop-diva Haifa Wahbe.
As Abbas Hasan’s signing with ZEE Music makes headlines around the world, Anurag Bedi, head of ZEE Music Company stated:
“ZEE Music is all about finding the fresh and exciting talent of tomorrow, and we are thrilled to have Abbas Hasan as part of the ZEE Music family. His French, Spanish and other multi-lingual flavors along with his musical talent and looks make him a unique artist and we look forward to everything that is to come.” Regarding the “Akhiyaan Teri” track, Anurag Bedi elaborated: “ZEE Music is excited to release ‘Akhiyaan Teri’. Abbas Hasan’s European-Mediterranean guitar influences are evident as he performs his first song combining Punjabi with English/Hindi-Urdu. The video was shot in Los Angeles and captures the mellow summer love vibes of the song.”
When asked about the deal, Abbas Hasan stated:
“I’m thrilled about my partnership with ZEE Music India. The team have been so amazing to work with and I can’t wait to take you all on a new journey. It’s been a really exciting year so far with a lot of hectic travelling, and I know my fans have been waiting patiently so it’s really exciting to finally be able to share “Akhiyaan Teri” with everyone.” He further elaborated on the song: “I wanted to capture that mellow summer love essence with this song so my fans can journey to the golden beaches with me. It’s about that playful love that you just can’t stop thinking about. The music and instrumentation is a blend of acoustic guitars and pianos along with eastern instrumental accents to bring that feeling to life.”
Akhiyaan Teri is available to buy on iTunes and Google Play. It is also available for streaming on Saavn, Gaana, Wynk, Reliance JIO and other quality streaming services.