Lyricists: Vishal Dadlani, Niranjan Iyengar, Kumaar, Panchhi Jalonvi, Anvita Dutt and Anubhav Sinha
Singers: Akon, Hamsika Iyer, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani, Clinton Cerejo's Choir, Shruti Pathak, Nandini Srikar, The Prague Philharmonic Choir, Sidd Coutto and Sukhwinder Singh
The film offers 14 tracks, including remix versions and theme tracks.
It starts on a rocking note with the already popular number Chammak Challo. A clear winner all the way, the song, which has Hindi, English and Tamil words in the lyrics, makes you groove.
An interesting thing about the track is that it's crooned by international artist Akon, who has voiced not just the English lyrics but Hindi ones too. Hamika Iyer supports him by singing Tamil words. A fun dance number, Chammak Challo is here to stay and it will surely become DJs' favourite.
The song also has a few other versions, including a remix by Abhijit Vaghani, another remix by DJ Khushi and an international version.
Then comes Dildaara, a mush melody at its best. Sung by Shafqat Amanat Ali, it has John Lennon's song Stand by me mixed into it and the combination is interesting. The song boasts of various genres.
Then comes another Akon number called Criminal, a peppy and upbeat track that also has Vishal Dadlani and Shruti Pathak behind the mike. An amalgamation of Hindi and English lyrics, Criminal is a perfect party number.
It also has a remixed version by DJ Amit.
Next is Bhare Naina and it will make you sit up and take notice. The song has been sung by The Prague Philharmonic Choir, the chorus group that came here all the way from the Czech Republic to sing the song with Nandini Srikar and Vishal-Shekhar. If the semi-classical flavour in the number sets a pensive mood, use of orchestration takes it to another level. The choir makes the song sound very international, but its soul and feel are Indian.
Then there is Right By Your Side, an ordinary composition crooned by Sidd Coutto. A regular fast-paced composition, it is a happy and exuberant track.
Raftaarein reminds one of RD Burman compositions. Sung by Vishal-Shekhar, it is a perfect chase track. The style of composition is very similar to that of Burman and, despite being a situational track, it leaves its mark.
Up next is Jiya Mora Ghabraaye, a fusion of rock and semi- classical. It has a very strong musical arrangement and impressive vocals by Vishal Dadalani and Sukhwinder Singh and the song will be liked by hard rock lovers. Interesting composition and a good attempt.
Then the album offers three instrumental theme tracks called Comes The Light, I'm On and Song Of The End.
On the whole the album is worth buying and offers some interesting and entertaining tracks. Kudos to the music composers!
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- Chammak Challo Akon, Hamsika Iyer
- Dildaara (Stand By Me) Shafqat Amanat, Vishal, Shekhar, Clinton
- Criminal Akon, Vishal Dadlani, Shuruti Pathak
- Bhare Naina Shekhar Ravjani, Nandini Srikar, Vishal Dadlani
- Right By Your Side Siddharth Coutto
- Raftaarein Vishal Dadlani
- Jiya Mora Ghabraaye (The Chase) Sukhwinder Singh, Vishal
- Chammak Challo (Punjabi Mix) Akon, Hamsika Iyer
- Comes The Light (Theme) Theme
- I'm On (Theme) Theme
- Song Of The End (Theme) Theme
- Chammak Challo (Club Mix - DJ Khushi) Akon, Hamsika Iyer
- Criminal (Remix) Akon, Vishal Dadlani, Shuruti Pathak
- Chammak Challo (International Version) Akon
- Chammak Challo (Remix - DJ A-myth) Hamsika Iyer, Akon