Right from the season one Coke Studio is all about transformation and fusion of exciting elements that covers wide array from Eastern, Western and Regionally inspired music and features singers, musicians from all over Pakistan.
Coke Studio every season set new standards with distinct vocals and fusions and stuns the listeners. This year Coke Studio 11 kicked off with a stunner “Shikwa Jawab-e-Skhikwa” by Allama Iqbal.
“Shikwa/Jawab-e-Shikwa” – the timeless and unforgettable poetry, penned in 1909 and 1913 – offers a glimpse into the profound world of Allama Iqbal and undoubtedly come alive with the powerful vocals of Natasha Baig, Fareez Ayaz and Abu Muhammad.
The Kalam is trending # 1 on YouTube not only in Pakistan but in top 10 across the border and in Middle East. Natasha Baig is overwhelmed with the response, while commenting on YouTube She said:
I am so glad to receive such an overwhelming response and everyone who is comparing me to Abida Jee, Thank you so much but please i am nothing compared to her and one can only aspire to be quarter of what she is and has achieved… Thank you Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi for believing in me throughout the Coke Studio journey. Love you all!!
Spearheaded by producers Ali Hamza and Zohaib Kazi,, Coke Studio 11 featuring 70 diverse artists in this landmark season. In addition to “Shaikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa”, the first episode features “Ballkada” by Jimmy Khan, Naghma and Lucky, “Rap Hai Saara” featuring Lyari Underground and “Main Irada” by Haniya Aslam, Rachel Viccaji, Shamu Bai, Ariana and Amrina.
With this track opening season 11 of Coke Studio and knowing the roster ahead, we’re excited to see what the rest of the season has in store for us.