Our hearts always crave good music. A beautiful tune can make the heart peaceful and happy, and The Coke Studio has never failed to create such sensations through an original composition or an infamous old song.
Coke Studio has also presented some amazing fusion of music forms starting from Indian Folk to Western Influences and even its confluence. Following are some of the fantastic songs that Coke Studio gifted us.
The rendition of one of the most popular Qawallis was released in 2015, produced by Strings, created to tribute to the song’s composer, Sabri Brothers. There is a perfect blend of traditional and modern music that fills the heart with peace and joy as we experience this song.
Sung gracefully by Atif Aslam, the phrase Tajdar e Haram means The King of the Holy Sanctuaries. This portrays the devotion towards the Lord as a plea to him for taking care of us.
Written by Manoj Yadav and composed by Clinton Cerejo, this 2012-released song instills faith and piousness through its powerful words. This song effortlessly illustrates that every situation in our life is in the almighty’s control, and we can only play along to the tune of his “Damru.”
Vishal Dadlani’s vocals, along with Sonu Kakkar, take this song to another level. With various instruments and a fantastic arrangement, this song is absolutely a treat to the ears.
We all have witnessed tales of true love like Romeo Juliet, Heer Ranjha, and others. One such tale of compassionate love between Sohni and Mahiwal is narrated through this song. Composed by the brother duo Noori, this song has been passed down as an oral tradition in their family.
Set completely in the Urdu Dialect, this song describes the night when both the lovers meet their ends in an attempt to meet each other. Vocals by Shilpa Rao and the melody of the beautiful Sagar Veena by Noor Zeher gently touch our hearts.
The void that is parting with our beloved, lives in our hearts, can never be compassed by someone else. This feeling is illustrated in this song by Piyush Mishra, where he talks about two lovers who were separated due to the partition of two nations.
Husna is the girl name whose lover Javed writes a letter in the form of this song. A sense of grief and helplessness is seen in the writing. The song’s end portrays the turmoil that a lover feels in his heart through an amazing use of the instruments! The arrangement has perfectly defined the sounds of that era.
If the butterflies in our hearts when in love had a song, Nawazishein would surely be the one. This song satisfyingly stirs our souls with the soft and beautiful melodies of the piano, violins, and other instruments.
Voiced by Momina Mustehsan and Asim Azhar, this romantic ballad was originally composed by Shuja Haider. This song leaves a pleasant sensation of romance and happiness as we experience it!
We think highly of this song to experience an amazing fusion of Rajasthani Folk with Guitars and Drums. Sung by Mame Khan and composed by Amit Trivedi, this song is set in the Marwari dialect.
This song portrays the emotions of the Chaudhary or a respected man of the village as he falls in love with a young girl and highlights a difference between the calm and restrained nature of the man and the enthusiastic and spontaneous nature of the man girl. This song fills the heart with happiness and is indeed a treat to the ears.
Recreated by Strings, this song was originally sung by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. With the use of acoustic instruments, this turned out to be an unplugged version of the Qawwali.
This song draws a resemblance of the beloved to all the elegant things in the world in such a fascinating way that it leaves a soothing effect in our hearts! The craft in Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s voice and the melodious voice of Momina Mustehsan amplify the beauty of the song.
This song by the duo Sachin-Jigar gives us a soothing and pleasant sensation. A conversation between a daughter and a father is beautifully depicted in the music. Penned down by Priya Saraiya, this song celebrates a daughter-father bond as the daughter grows up.
The melodious voice of Taniska Sanghvi and Rekha Bharadwaj makes the song more heartwarming and elegant. A touch of the Gujrati Folk is radiantly added to the song by Kirtidhan Gadhvi’s voice which elevates the song’s elegance.
This is one of the most beautiful Ghazals we have listened to. Written by poet Fayyaz Hashmi, this ghazal touches our hearts both with its poetry and melody. This song is a plea to the beloved for staying a bit longer with him. The words used are simple yet so graceful that we feel every bit of the song.
Produced by Strings, this song has been given an acoustic touch which has amplified its beauty. The vocal craft of Farida Khanum Sahiba along with the acoustic music makes this song very elegant and heartwarming. This song is indeed a treat for our hearts!
True music is beyond the boundaries of nation, culture, and language, and these Coke Studio songs have splendidly depicted this. These amazing songs are surely in most of our playlists, and they do help us find joy and peace, especially after a stressful day. Let us know your favorite Coke studio songs in the comments below.