Aaya Na Tu- Arjun & Momina

‘Aaya Na Tu’ is a song written by Kunaal Vermaa and composed by Arjun Kanungo- India’s well known singer, composer, and producer. Arjun has also lent his voice to this song in collaboration with Momina Mustehsan- a Pakistani singer, songwriter, musician, and social activist. The song was released in June 2018. Aaya Na Tu is…

Drift and Fall Again- Madsonik

‘Drift and Fall Again’, written by Madsonik for the final scene of the thriller film ‘Criminal’, was released in April 2016. The song features evocative vocals by Yael Shoshana Cohen- the singer of Israeli indie duo, Lola Marsh. Madsonik (an alias for Brian Theodore Tyler), is America’s successful film composer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and producer….

Carry You- Ruelle ft. Fleurie

‘Carry You’ by Ruelle featuring Fleurie was released in March 2018. The song was written by Lauren (aka Fleurie), MaggieEckford (aka Ruelle), and Matt Broleewe. It is a song encompassing one’s feelings around hard and hurtful times. And we all go through such times, so perhaps we can all relate to ‘Carry You’. When you…

Chances- Backstreet Boys

‘Chances’ is a single by America’s renowned boy band- Backstreet Boys. The band was formed in 1993, and in their journey of over two and a half decades, their music and its style have evolved. Over this period they have also grabbed many awards, and the dedication and love from all their fans make the…

Say You Won’t Let Go- James Arthur

‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ by James Andrew Arthur was co-written by Steven Solomon and Neil Richard Ormandy. The song was released on September 9, 2016. Arthur wrote the song taking some inspiration from his personal life and some from the imagination of peoples’ lives, their relationships, and their journeys with their partners. Arthur sings…

Time- Onuka

‘Time’ is a song by Onuka- an electro-folk band of Ukrainian origin that was created in 2013. The band was named Onuka (the Ukrainian word for “granddaughter”) to acknowledge and honor the lead singer Nata Zhizhchenko’s grandfather Oleksandr Shlionchyk- a renowned folk instrument maker. Time, released in May 2014, was written by Eugene Filatov, one…

We Don’t Talk Anymore- Charlie Puth

“We Don’t Talk Anymore” is a song produced by American singer- Charlie Otto Puth, featuring Selena Marie Gomez. This song, written by Charlie, Selena and Jacob Kasher, made it to the top charts soon after its release in May 2016. Puth put words together and had the guitar lined up for this song in Tokyo-…

Up&Up- Coldplay

“Up&Up” is a song by British rock band- Coldplay, released in April 2016. The songwriters Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion, and Johnny Buckland have very thoughtfully written this song in encouraging and inspiring words. The lyrics as the song title “Up&Up” reads, is suggestive of always looking up, aiming high no matter how hard…

Drive- Jai Wolf

“Drive” is a song by New York based electronic music producer and artist, Sajeeb Saha (professionally known as Jai Wolf), featuring The Chain Gang of 1974. The song was written by Kamtin Mohager – a band member from The Chain Gang, and released in May 2016. Drive is a soulful song which perhaps everyone would…

Ocean Eyes- Billie Eilish

“Ocean Eyes” is a love song by the American singer Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, popularly known as Billie Eilish. The song was initially written and composed by songwriter and producer, Finneas O’Connell (Eilish’s brother), for his own band to perform. But once he finished writing, he thought it would sound really good if Billie…

It’s Only- ODESZA

‘It’s Only’ is a song released in September 2014 by the American electronic music band, ODESZA. It is written by Zyra, Harrison Mills & Clayton Knight. This song is a masterpiece- a beautiful rendition sharing historic events that happened when there was an absence of love. The video illustrates the recurrence of pain, cruelty, and betrayal right from…

A Sky Full Of Stars

‘A Sky Full of Stars’ is a song by the British rock band- Coldplay. Guy Berryman, Chris Martin, Jonathan Buckland and William Champion- the band members, co-wrote the song with Tim Bergling (popularly known as Avicii). There are mixed shades of love, happiness, fear, sadness, vulnerability and hope in the lyrics. The song was released…

And the Oscar goes to….

The 92nd Academy Awards took place on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. While the nominees for the Oscars were announced on January 13, 2020, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented the awards in 24 categories during the ceremony last evening. The show glittered as a gala…

Autopilot

Autopilot is a song by an Irish rock band- Kodaline, written collectively by the band members Stephen Joseph Garrigan, Vincent Thomas May and Mark Daniel Prendergast. It was released in February 2015. The song was written keeping in mind one of Mark’s friend who was suffering from depression. Through the song, the singer tries to…