The pop artists talk about their 2nd collaboration following a Hindi version of “Manike” and shooting for the tune video
Dec 06, 2022
Sri Lankan artist Yohani (left) and singer-composer Jubin Nautiyal strum alongside for “Tu Saamne Aaye.” Narrate: Courtesy of T-Sequence
The collaboration – launched by T-Sequence – comes on the back of the duo assembly earlier this one year in Would possibly per chance presumably. Even though the first atomize consequence of that became once the initiate of “Manike” from the Bollywood film Thank God in September – a remake of Yohani and composer Chamath Sangeeth’s runaway hit “Manike Mage Hithe” from 2021 – Nautiyal shared a demo for “Tu Saamne Aaye” with the Sri Lankan singer.
Nautiyal says in a video interview, “When I met her for the first time. She played some of her stuff to me, and I played some of my stuff to her. We determined that she would carry out a tune for me and I would possibly perchance per chance per chance well carry out a tune for her.” The demo – that comprises lyrics by Nautiyal’s mosey-to lyricist Rocky Khanna – became once precise guitar and vocals, basically based on Yohani. She felt fancy it didn’t need more, nonetheless Nautiyal nudged her on. He adds about the contemporary tune, “It’s no longer got a extraordinarily Bollywood pattern. it became once a massive bounce from the roughly stuff that I became once doing for a whereas. When she [Yohani] first sang the tune, we felt that became once precise the articulate that matches in the palette of tune.”
Produced by Prasanna Suresh and that comprises bass by Ashwin Shriyan and guitars by Aditya Shankar, “Tu Saamne Aaye” is moderately powerful that mosey back and forth tune that needs to be to your street day out playlist. The tune video – directed by Navjit Buttar – has precisely the roughly satisfied, escapist vibe with Nautiyal, Yohani, the lead actors Sakshi Joshi and Mateen Vakil taking on a day out to Leh with tune, cherish and procure together on their mind. “It had to be a mosey back and forth tune, as a result of the beats and how it is flowing. And what greater dispute to mosey back and forth than Leh,” Nautiyal says.
He goads Yohani – seated next to him all the method in which via the video name – into talking about going to the freezing locales of Leh when she’s from a thoroughly tropical local climate territory of Sri Lanka. “It became once a shrimp bit bit wintry,” Yohani says. Jubin interjects and adds, “It became once freezing!”
For Yohani, who’s moreover working on a Sinhalese album alongside collaborations with Indian artists now that she’s position up inappropriate in Mumbai, “Tu Saamne Aaye” is amongst the Hindi tasks that is getting her extinct to the language as a singer. Nautiyal adds that she became once in most cases relating to her notes and lyrics all the method in which via recordings, nonetheless the course of slowly changed all the method in which via the recording of “Tu Saamne Aaye.” He says, “I urged her to leave the paper aside and precise whine. She will be able to be able to even whine the total thing with out studying and I deem that’s consuming.”
Yohani adds about singing in Hindi, “It’s positively a danger for me. I’m still getting extinct to it, nonetheless then I seen that the more songs I carry out, the more acquainted I will procure with the lyrics and of course, it helps when the folk around you express in Hindi. It’s always with you. I deem in a couple of more months I’ll be more overjoyed with it. However precise now it’s an actual danger.”
Their rapport and friendship clearly evident all the method in which via the video name, Nautiyal goes on to turn to Yohani and pose our ask about whether or no longer they’ll desire to collaborate with every diversified again. “Enact you wish collaborate with me again?” he asks. Yohani says, “Of course! Enact you?” and they half fun.
Nautiyal then gives the more straight-faced resolution and says, “I deem we’ll be doing quite a few tune together. Our voices blend successfully and we are each and each in a problem where we desire to explore contemporary sounds.”
Note the video for “Tu Saamne Aaye” below.