Renowned folk singer of ‘Jugni’ fame finally launching album of Punjabi poetry 0SHARES Share Tweet Email PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Renowned Sufi singer Saeen Zahoor is all set to launch new songs for his upcoming album, which is due to release next month. He hopes to present Punjabi poetry by Sufi poets in a new and unique style. Zahoor confirmed that he opted for Sufi poetry by famous Punjabi saint Bulleh Shah for his new venture and hopes that the public will appreciate his version. Besides Bulleh Shah, poets Waris Shah and Baba Farid have also been sources of inspiration for the new album. “My aim is to promote the saints’ messages to a world that has kept me happy for around 75 years,” the singer told The Express Tribune. “I am very committed to this and am glad that I will be delivering such messages through my poetry, internationally.” PHOTO: FILE Zahoor is a very well-known folk singer of Okara, … [Read more...] about Saeen Zahoor to release new songs inspired by Sufi poets
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Local pop-star and singer, Nadine Coyle, has released a new song called Girls on Fire. The song is from Nadine's untitled E.P. due for release in April. Nadine's latest track, which was released on February 8, currently has a five star rating on iTunes with some fans saying: "I love Nadine's voice on this" and "Nadine is a goddess and this is my new power anthem". Nadine tweeted a message to her 340,000 plus fans on Twitter on Thursday morning. The tweet contained a short teaser of what the new single sounds like. "My brand new song 'Girls On Fire' is out now! Hope yous love it," said Nadine. Girls on Fire received a positive review on the Official Charts' website.Pop-music journalist Rob Copsey said of Girls on Fire: "she [Nadine Coyle] more than exudes the kind of sass and confidence required to pull off such a track." Earlier this week Nadine, who is a former member of hit girl band, Girls Aloud, announced she would be embarking on a tour of the UK and Ireland. Tickets for Nadine's … [Read more...] about LISTEN HERE: Nadine Coyle’s new song Girls on Fire released today
TAYLOR Swift's new song Look What You Made Me Do uses the film Mean Girls to cleverly reference her beef with Katy Perry.Katy once called Taylor "Regina George in sheep's clothing", referencing the high school film villain over no. 1 single Bad Blood, which was about their fall-out.And now Taylor has taken ownership of the insult by directly sampling the song that underscores one of Regina's meanest moments in her comeback single.F*** The Pain Away by Peaches is the soundtrack to the Halloween party that sees Regina smooch her ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels in front of new girl Cady Heron, in full knowledge of the fact that Cady has a crush on him.The scene is the catalyst for the plot to ruin Regina's life that drives the movie - and one film superfan couldn't miss the reference in Look What You Made Me Do.Twitter user T. Kyle noticed the similarity on his first listen of Taylor's new hit, and checked it against the film immediately.He tweeted: "Taylor was once called 'Regina George … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift fans convinced new song is a dig at Katy Perry as they spot beat is identical to a track from a key scene in Mean Girls
PIERS Morgan attempted to sing Katie Price's new song I Got You during a hilarious interview on Good Morning Britain today.The TV host then joked he and Katie "should do a duet" and call their act "Pricey and Piers" before the pair fell about laughter.His co-host Susanna Reid wasn't too impressed with his singing skills and put her hands over her ears as he attempted to belt out a few lines from Katie's new single.After watching a clip from Katie's new reality show My Crazy Life in which her kids aren't impressed with her decision to relaunch her music career, Piers asked her: "Are you not getting the message that maybe the pop career should be put on hold?"Katie hit back: "Do you know what? I don't care! I'm doing it because I want to do it."I actually think it's not a bad song. I don't care if people buy it or not, it's not a money thing. I've always wanted to sing so why not?"Piers then put her on the spot and said: "Can we hear a quick verse from you?" as her track started to play … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan attempts to sing Katie Price’s new song and jokes they should do a duet in hilarious Good Morning Britain interview
EVERY now and again a performer becomes an overnight stage sensation, but never before have 14 such starbursts occurred all at once.David Fynn, known for American TV comedy Undateable, is the Jack Black-alike sham teacher Dewey in the live musical version of the smash hit 2003 film.And he’s terrific as the wannabe rock star who cons his way into a posh school to coax and coach pupils to compete in a Battle of the Bands.Such is his stage presence and energy that he could overwhelm many a supporting cast.But not here, as each of the ten to 12-year-olds playing the schoolkids on opening night — three sets alternate in the roles — are just as exhilarating.A witty script by Julian Fellowes and a bunch of new songs — only three survive from the movie — by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater combine with the talent overflowing to make a perfect feel-good evening.Hang on. A script about rock and roll music by the creator of upper-class Downton Abbey?And … [Read more...] about Terrific acting, a witty script by Julian Fellowes and new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber makes live musical School of Rock a must-see
CORRIE’S cobbles have seen a gas blast, a lorry smash, a tram crash and an inferno in the Underworld knickers factory.But the Street could be facing its biggest destruction yet as the set is torn up by WILL.I.AM.The Voice coach will be giving Weatherfield a major overhaul as he films the video for his new song Fiyah tomorrow — and is sure to create chaos.Will will turn the Rovers Return pub upside-down, with pyrotechnic machines to produce fire and explosions.An insider on the ITV soap revealed: “He fell in love with Corrie when he visited the set filming The Voice’s auditions in Salford.“After much persuading of producers, and the seal of approval from Corrie veteran BEV CALLARD, he wangled his way on to the set. It’s going to be chaos — loads of special effects on the cobbles and in the pub. Will wants as much fire and explosion as the set can handle.“They are even booting out the actors and crew early from filming so Will’s 20 … [Read more...] about Rapper will.i.am will give Coronation Street set a major overhaul as he films video for new song
COULD this be Taylor Swift's next hit single?An alleged sneak peek of her latest song has been posted to Snapchat showing a 10 second snippit from inside the recording studio.The clip was posted by Kelsea Bellerini, who is co-writing Taylor's new song.In the video, someone who sounds like Taylor can be heard singing the lyrics: "We didn't know it, thought we could grow it."Beautiful for a moment, we were roses."It seems as though Taylor is doing what she does best, and drawing on her own experiences for her sixth studio album.The Blank Space singer has gone through two public breakups this year with a tumultuous split with DJ Calvin Harris in June after 15-months together.She moved on with actor Tom Hiddleston a few weeks later, but the pair sensationally split after three months.After a dramatic year, only time will tell which former flame the singer is talking about.Best friend GiGi Hadid revealed during New York Fashion Week that Taylor was back in the studio … [Read more...] about Is Taylor Swift’s new song about ex Calvin Harris or Tom Hiddleston?
ZAYN Malik has come under fire from fans after they misheard lyrics in his new song with M.I.A.The former One Direction singer teamed up with the rapper for new track Freedun, and his followers are not happy after they mistook one of the lines for a slang phrase about rape.The pop star shared his latest musical effort online this week, but fans have been left fuming over one particular line that is rapped by M.I.A.In the track, she raps: "I rate that button just to play this song."The phrase is about hitting the replay button on YouTube, but many devotees misheard the word as "rape" and feared the stars were making light of sexual assault.Fans have taken to Twitter to criticise Zayn over the song lyric, with one declaring she is "disgusted" with the pop star.The user tweeted: "M.i.a used the word rape and I'm disgusted zayn agreed to collaborate on that song.. it's trash anyway. Get him out!"Another wrote: "Why would zayn agree to collaborate on a song … [Read more...] about Zayn Malik slammed by furious fans who misheard ‘rape’ lyric in his controversial new song
BROTHERS Fred and Richard Fairbrass formed Right Said Fred in 1989.The successful band went on to achieve multi-platinum status for their songs including I’m Too Sexy and Deeply Dippy. They've hit fame again this year after being credited as writers on Taylor Swift's new song, Look What You Made Me Do.The Fairbrass brothers are famous for forming the pop music duo Right Said Fred.They were both born in Kingston upon Thames in Surrey and have had a career in the music industry for almost three decades.Richard, who formerly worked as a bassist for Boy George and David Bowie, is responsible for lead vocals and bass, while his brother Fred plays the guitar.After being signed to independent record label Tug Records, the group released its debut single I’m Too Sexy in 1991.The smash hit won the band its first Ivor Novello award and spent six weeks at No.2 in the UK Singles Chart.Since its release in the 90s, I’m Too Sexy has appeared on the soundtrack of a number of popular … [Read more...] about Who are Right Said Fred, why are they credited on Taylor Swift’s new song and what are brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass doing now?
RAY J has waded into Kanye West's drama with a song slamming the rapper's wife Kim Kardashian.The rapper - whose sex tape with Kim propelled her and the rest of her family to reality superstardom - still seems a little bitter, and is letting it all out in a new song after Kanye was hospitalised for psychiatric evaluation."She f*** me for fame, look in her eyes, she was the first one to sign on the line," he raps in the final verse of the song which is a collaboration with Chris Brown in response to Kanye's hit bizarre video for single Famous."She was the real one to plan it all out. Look at the family, they walk around proud, all because she had my d*** in her mouth."The rapper, who is singer Brandy's brother, even mentions Famous, saying: "Wanna have me in bed while you f***ing your spouse, shows that you still a rat and your man Mickey Mouse."Delivering another blow, he mocks Kim's Paris robbery ordeal with the line: "Gotta stay strapped when you walk around now."Ray J … [Read more...] about Kim Kardashian’s ex Ray J releases scathing new song about her just hours after Kanye West is hospitalised