Coke Studio Explorer Takes One To A Journey To Sindh With ‘Faqeera’
The fresh episode features a Sindhi folklore in Shamu and Vishnu’s soulful voice.
Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 5th July, 2018) The latest season of Coke Studio features stories from across Pakistan called Coke Studio Explorer, in a bid to promote the hidden music talent of the country.
In a series of Coke Studio Explorer, producers Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi travelled through the country in search of music gems.
The fresh episode in this regard features a Sindhi folklore in Shamu Bai and Vishnu’s soulful voice. ‘Faqeera’ is a tribute to the wandering saints of this region - ever engrossed in the pursuit of truth, harmony and humanity.
The traditional voices of Shamu and Vishnu drift into strums of the Benjo and modern electronic beats. Shot and sung in Dewaan Lal Chand, Sindh, Faqeera and pays a rich tribute to the province that is the musical soul of South Asia.
Coke Studio is the biggest and leading music platform in the country and this time, it promises to bring the hidden music talent of Pakistan through Coke Studio Explorer. This innovative concept by new producers Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi will surely take the popularity of Coke Studio Pakistan to a new level.
The first song launched by Coke Studio Explorer was ‘Pareek’ featuring Ariana and Amrina of Kalash Valley, Chitral.
The song was recorded live on location and displays snow-capped mountains in the background with the Ariana-Amrina duo in focus, perfectly describing the beauty of the region and the talent that hails from it.
Have a listen: