Taking Pakistan’s music industry to uneven heights, Coke Studio Season 12 is ruling the charts, not only in Pakistan however worldwide too. The branded live music show has been the defender and trendsetter of Pakistan’s uniquely own music industry for eight years currently.
The musical journey that started off with Rohail Hyatt, by Coca-Cola in 2008 is currently a worldwide hit because of its unique tone and folk fusion songs, and currently booming the Pakistani music industry in varied countries. Re-experiencing the simplest of Coke Studio since its beginning, We tend to bring you the list of the foremost top 10 critically acclaimed songs, unforgettable memory and renowned songs sung by varied artists.
1) Afreen Afreen Sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Momina Mustehsan
An excellent representation of an iconic song of NFAK’s qawwali, Afreen Afreen by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Momina Mustehsan is one of the song which is released in Coke Studio Season 9 that features a non-linear approach to recording. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is electrifying in this song and Momina inclusion was added melodious touch to this legendary remake.
2) Tajdar-e-Haram Sung by Atif Aslam
This one is again another reincarnation on NFAK’s Sufi song covered by Atif Aslam was all the trend back in 2015. The song was even competing out of context in some cases. The Coke Studio Tajdar e Haram is one example of a song done right.
3) Tera Woh Pyar Sung by Momina Mustehsan & Asim Azhar
A regular at Coke Studio, Momina Mustehsan & Asim Azhar did an outstanding job with this emotional variety that created it to each music aficionados’ playlist.
4) Tu Kuja Man Kuja Sung by Shiraz Uppal & Rafaqat Ali Khan
Our best selection would be incomplete without Shiraz Uppal & Rafaqat Ali Khan’s version of Sufi folk classic, Tu Kuja Man Kuja.
5) Man Aamadeh Am Sung by Gul Panrra & Atif Aslam
This Gul Panrra & Atif Aslam track is one of the Coke Studio’s best fusions. The Sufi song is both contemporary and traditional.
6) Sammi Meri Waar Sung by Umair Jaswal & Quratulain Balouch
Sammi Meri Waar, a heart-wrenching Urdu, and Punjabi poetry, which got its due credit in Umair Jaswal & Quratulain Balouch’s profound version in Coke Studio season 8.
7) Baazi Sung by Sahir Ali Bagga & Aima Baig
This song had got great fame and recognised as sensation across the border, Aima Baig’s reason to fame was her electrifying but romantic track and Sahir Ali Bagga’s share in this song is mesmerizing, Baazi from Coke Studio’s season 10.
8) Malang Sung by Sahir Ali Bagga and Aima Baig
This time again Aima Baig and Sahir Bagga Duo create an impactful track with Coke Studio. The young artist equally matched the vocal strength of each other.
9) Lagi Bina/Chal Mele Noon Challiye Sung by Saieen Zahoor & Sanam Marvi
Tracks like these introduced people to Sufi music by Saieen Zahoor with the sound of Sanam Marvi.
10) Rang Sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan & Amjad Sabri
A tribute to the Amir Khusrow’s poetry by legendary Qawwal, this version has received an unprecedented response in a short time. Produced by Coke Studio, the song raised the curtains and the bar for the ongoing Coke Studio Season 9.