Shubha Mudgal, well-known Indian singer of Hindustani classical music and thumri, has also successfully branched out into fusion. She has won a range of awards including the Padma Shri and the Gold Plaque Award for Special Achievement in Music. She also appears in the Buddha Bar lounge series, and is known as a peace activist.
Her successful albums include Mann Ki Manjeree, Kisson Ki Chadar and The Awakening. This compilation includes 8 tracks, including the lovely piece “Seekho Na” as well as “Dere Dere,” “Pyar Ke Geet” and “Babul.” Earthy vocals, catchy rhythms and beautiful lyrics, this album has it all.
Author: Madanmohan Rao
Madanmohan Rao is an author and media consultant from Bangalore, and global correspondent for world music and jazz for World Music Central and Jazzuality. He has written over 15 books on media, management and culture, and is research director for YourStory Media. Madan was formerly World Music Editor at Rave magazine and RJ at WorldSpace, and can be followed on Twitter at @MadanRao.