Asha Audio Company launched – “Folk Connection” – an album of traditional Bengali folk songs recreated by the popular Band ‘Surojit O Bondhura’. The album was launched in the august presence of Rituparna Sengupta, Mr Shiboprosad Mukherjee, Ms Nandita Roy and Ms Mahua Lahiri, Director, Asha Audio.
The music of Folk Connection has been redesigned by Surojit Chatterjee and his band members in a very contemporary style keeping the authenticity intact. The songs in the album include “Jemon Beni Temni Robe”, “Kanai Ho”, “Chor Dhukeche Ghore”, “Kishoregunge Mashir Bari” “Chirol Chirol Tentul Pata”, “Pran Bondhero Barite” & “Aakashta Kanpchilo Can”.
“After getting stupendous response from the listeners for my previous folk album, ‘Folkira’ I have decided to come up with another such album. Folk music always has a universal appeal and I personally enjoy singing such songs. We have incorporated a new soundscape into these traditional songs. Hope that listeners will enjoy this album too”, said Mr Surojit Chatterjee.
The album is priced at Rs 125/- and will be available across leading retail and online stores.