By Sana Haroon
Coke Studio 11 Episode 7 Track “Ya Qurbaan” is the perfect reflection of Pakhtun music by Khumariyaan, the rock fusion band comprising on four members including Farhan Bogra, Sparlay Rawail, Shiraz Khan and Aamer Shafiq.
In “Ya Qurban”, the combinations of vocals, music beats, groovy bass and dholak is enough to make you swing.
The lyrics of the track has described the pure beauty of mountains. “Ya Qurban” is an amazing piece of work by Khumariyaan and has brought anentirely different experience to the audience.
This soundscape and rhythmic pattern will definitely give one a pleasure and a feeling of joy.
Khumariyaan has also represented Pakistan internationally including United States, Ireland, United Kingdom and various other Countries.
Coke Studio 11 Episode 7 Track “Ya Qurbaan”
Produced & Directed by: Zohaib Kazi and Ali Hamza
Lyrics: Traditional Folk
Composed by: Khumariyaan
Backing Vocalist: Shahab Hussain, Wajiha Naqvi & Mehr Qadir
Houseband: Babar Khanna (Dholak), Kami Paul (Drums), Kamran “Mannu” Zafar (Bass), Omran “Momo” Shafique (Guitars) & Rufus Shahzad (Keyboards)
“Ya Qurbaan” Lyrics:
Da mangi ghAra ye shna, laman ye speena kana
Her clay pitcher has a green neck and white base
Bal pa ghAra ye zangeegi tAweezuna kana
And amulets are swinging around her neck