Thursday, December 27, 2007

Rahul Dev Burman: Anamika (1973)

I reckon I can fit one or two more in before the end of the year... plus I wanted to post a record with a wintery cover, 'tis being the season and all. Although I'm thinking snow might not be very present in many parts of the world where this is being read... matter of fact it's not much present in Oslo at the moment either. But I digress.Ages ago I wrote that 'Chura Liya' from 'Yaadon Ki Baaraat

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Shankar Jaikishan: Gumnaam (1965)

Here then, a rather famous one. Featuring of course 'Jan Pahechan Ho', as danced to by Enid over the title credits in 'Ghost World'. It's a wonderful track, one of Shankar Jaikishan's greatest rock'n'roll moments... of which there were quite a few. Nothing wrong with the rest of 'Gumnaam' [trailer] [review] either, although listening to it now for the first time in ages I'm realizing how

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Naushad: Andaz (1949/1971)

Bloody December! Nah, Christmas and all that is OK, only it and all it entails in too many respects just takes a lot out of you... hence the long lapses between posts. Got a couple of goodies coming up for the holidays though, but first another oldie.Although, I'm not going to say that much about 'Andaz', (less commentary might have to be the order of the day in busy times), other than it's not