Freaky Friday Playlist Jan-14-2011

Introducing a new, improved FFP with rating and comments!

Song: Wada Raha Sanam
Album: Khiladi
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Abhijeet, Alka Yagnik
Music Director: Jatin-Lalit
Lyricist: Anwar Sagar
Rating: 3.8
An evergreen romantic duet. One of Abhijeet’s earliest hits. Does he sound off-key and flat at certain points?
Song: Ek Ajnabee Haseena Se
Album: Ajnabee
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Kishore Kumar
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Rating: 4.2
Melodious, soulful romantic number picturized on the ultimate romantic hero, Rajesh Khanna.
Song: Foreplay
Album: Boston: Greatest Hits
Type: Rock
Artist: Boston
Rating: 3.4
Rock ballad with a prolonged psychedlic intro and soaring guitar solos.
Song: Dev Chanda (Theme, Pt. 2)
Album: Dev D
Type: Bollywood
Artist: Amit Trivedi
Rating: 3.2
Short and sweet instrumental with violins, piano and the best part - whistling!
Song: Haule Haule Chalo More Sajna
Album: Sawan Ki Ghata
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Asha Bhonsle
Music Director: O.P. Nayyar
Lyricist: S.H. Bihari
Rating: 4.0
Perky and melodious song with the trademark O.P. Nayyar horse clip-clop sound.
Song: Money
Album: Dark Side Of the Moon
Type: Rock
Singers: Pink Floyd
Rating: 4.0
People's favorite money song with coins and cash registers used as musical instruments! Cool increase in tempo with the guitar solo.
Song: Hey Ya!
Album: Karthi Calling Karthik
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Clinton Cerejo, Shankar Mahadevan, Loy Mendonca
Music Director: Sankar, Ehsaan, Loy
Lyricist: Javed Akhtar
Rating: 3.6
Comment: Nice, upbeat, fresh, sing-along pop song. Song title evidently inspired by Outkast's monster hit song (exclamation mark included!).
Song: Kalyana Thenilla
Album: Mounam Sammadham
Type: Koliwood
Singers: Yesudas, Chithra
Music Director: Illayaraja
Lyricist: Pulamaipithan
Rating: 4.6
Yesudas, Chithra and Illayaraja come together at their peak for this sweet as honey song
Song: Akele Hain To Kya Gham Hai
Album: Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik
Music Director: Anand-Milind
Lyricist: Majrooh Sultanpuri
Rating: 4.75
A song that manages to be romantic and inspirational at the same time. With QSQT, Anand-Milind set the tone for a new kind of film music with fresh, youthful sounds and Udit Narayan burst into public consciousness.
Song: Main Pyar Ka Rahi Hoon
Album: Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
Type: Bollywood
Singers: Mohd. Rafi, Asha Bhonsle
Music Director: O.P. Nayyar
Lyricist: S.H. Bihari
Rating: 5.0
Oh, the melody! Oh, those voices! It does not get better than this.