Friday, 14 August 2015

All Is Well Music Review

Movie: All Is Well

Cast: Abishek Bachchan,Rishi Kapoor,Asin Thottumkal,Supriya Pathak

Director: Umesh Shukla

Music director: Amaal Malik,Himesh Reshmaiyya,Mithoon,Meet Bros Anjjan



1.Chaar Shanivaar-Vishal Dadlani,Armaan Malik,Badshah

Based on South Indian dappankuthu beats, this energetic number is the first offering of the album by composer Amaal Malik. Though it has too much shades of many previous party numbers in Bollywood, it would still go down well with the masses. Vishal Dadlani and Armaan Malik have rendered fabulously while the rap section by Badshah is good. Start the party!

2.Baaton Ko Teri-Arijit Singh

Himesh Reshmaiyya composes this melodious number which speaks about the pain of separation. It has a soothing combination of piano and guitar in the first interlude. The tune arrangement reminds of a 90s melody. Arijit Singh, who puts his soul into the rendition, is definitely the hero of the song. The simplicity of the tune makes this number easily the best in the album!

3.Nachan Farrate-Kanika Kapoor,Meet Bros Anjjan

When the entire Bollywood industry is booming with dance numbers, how can All Is Well be left out? Despite having an ordinary tune, Kanika Kapoor brings out her best with it. Meet Bros Anjjan are also equally good in their rendition. This number would surely get popular with Sonakshi Sinha scorching the screens with her moves.

4.Mere Humsafar-Mithoon,Tulsi Kumar

This number composed by Mithoon is a rehash of a popular melodious duet of the 90s Ae Mere Humsafar. The original one had a happy shade to it while this one has a touch of pathos all over. Similarities apart, if this song had been a new one, it would have surely rocked the charts. With the accompaniment of mellowed piano notes and the not-so-perfect rendition by Mithoon and Tulsi Kumar, this number would appeal after a few listens.

5.Tu Milade-Ankit Tiwari

Well, this number is Himesh Reshmaiyya's forte as it has his stamp all over it. Unlike the previous numbers, this one provides a refreshing change to the the entire album. Upbeat rhythm, blaring hard rock guitar strums and an addictive tune makes this number an ultimate winner. Ankit Tiwari once again proves that he is the best when it comes to melody rock songs. Excellent!

6.YOLO-Sreerama Chandra

In the upcoming days, this number would surely be played in all parties. It is a Punjabi pop track composed by Himesh Reshmaiyya. It is groovy as well as has an international touch to it. Indian Idol 5 winner Sreerama Chandra amazingly croons this number with the Punjabi modulation. Though not absolutely excellent, it makes for a good listen.

Verdict:

Multi-composer album All Is Well is a mixed bag of sounds with a few hits and a few misses.

Rating: ***

Picks:

Chaar Shanivaar,Baaton Ko Teri,Tu Milade

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