PANJABI BY NATURE
May it be at a wedding or a Bhangra gig, this producer’s songs are a sure-fire way to get any party started. With huge tracks like ‘Jaan Panjabi’, ‘Nachdi’, ‘Nain Preeto De’ and ‘Aaj Mein Peeni’ under his belt, Panjabi By Nature (PBN) presents us with another series of larger than life tracks with his fourth solo album. Released this week, ‘Homegrown’ not only promises party tracks like ‘Dancefloor’ and smashits like ‘Aashiq’ but a whole host of hot desi flavours.
Referred to as the ‘Hit Maker’, PBN has been living up to his reputation. The release of ‘Aashiq’ has topped charts across the country and is one of the biggest songs at the moment, there is no end in sight to it’s popularity. Continuing his takeover the next release is a track entitled ‘Dancelfoor’ featuring Dippa Dosanjh. With its infectious melody and catchy hook it plays on the popular perception of PBN as a producer of dance floor hits and is a through and through PBN smash which is sure to be stuck in your head and get you dancing.
Featuring 10 new tracks and the finest vocalists, ‘Homegrown’ not only caters for the avid party-goer but also showcases PBN’s diverse production skills with a mix of musical styles and genres. Inspired by Bhangra fans and the current music scene, PBN has created an album with a little something for everyone. May it be dhol laced party anthems or smooth R&B jams or your typical desi vibes, the album is jam packed with musical delights each treated to PBN’s hit making formula and will leave you wanting more.
A truly versatile and diverse producer, the album showcases different sides to PBN. ‘Naa Reh Naa’ sees the producer take inspiration from Bollywood for a sweet love song, whilst ‘Vas Challeh’ is the perfect R&B flavoured Panjabi track for cruising in your car. Furthermore, he infuses desi beats with bassline for the track ‘Chardi Jawani’, which brings back the hit collaboration of PBN and Charanjit Channi from the super anthem ‘Jaan Panjabi’.
Not abandoning the style that has made PBN so successful, the album also delivers a selection of huge Bhangra numbers like ‘Saddi Gal’ and ‘Nach Le’ featuring Lehmber Hussainpuri. Teaming up with another Bhangra star, PBN and Apna Sangeet’s K.S Bhamrah, create a new version of the popular ‘Jagoo’ song, complete with new lyrics and melody. A must at every Indian wedding. Giving into popular demand, PBN teams up with Miss Pooja for a second track. Wanting to demonstrate that a Miss Pooja duet doesn’t have to have a typical desi composition, the songstress’ vocals have been paired up with A.S Amar and placed over heavy bass drop and beats in ‘Ah Ni Bhabiye’.
Taking his career a step further and the album a notch higher, the real surprise is PBN’s singing debut on ‘Sohni Lagdi’. This song is being panned as UK Bhangra at its best. With a sing-along hookline and fun melody, the track brings together two of the Midland’s finest musical talent. Apache Indian collaborates with PBN on this track and further strengthens the song, giving it a commercial vibe and gearing people up for the summer. A very special and extremely personal project for the producer, the song will firmly place PBN as one of the UK’s most talented and well-rounded musicians and artists.
Promising a mixture of big dance numbers, desi melodies, smooth vibes and the finest Bhangra beats, 'Homegrown' is out now via Limitless records. The album features Lehmber Hussainpuri, Charanjit Channi, Sameera, Miss Pooja, Dippa Dosanjh, Kulwinder Kinda, Jaswant Nagina, Apache Indian and Apna Sangeet's K. S Bhamrah.
Get ready to make ‘Homegrown’ your soundtrack to 2009.
- Dancefloor - Dippa Dosanjh
- Aashiq - Miss Pooja
- Naa Reh Naa - Sameera
- Sohni Lagdi - Panjabi By Nature, Apache Indian
- Ah Ni Bhabiye - A S Amar, Miss Pooja
- Vas Challeh - Jaswant Nagina
- Jagoo - K S Bhamrah
- Saddi Gal - Kulwinder Kinda
- Chardi Jawani - Charanjit Channi
- Nach Leh - Lehmber Hussainpuri
‘Homegrown’ is now available in all good Asian record stores and online. Visit www.abcmusicshop.com
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