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Music review: Do Knot Disturb

entertainment Updated: Sep 02, 2009 13:40 IST
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Do Knot Disturb
Music Directors:
Nadeem-Shravan
Lyricist: Sameer
Singers: Sonu Niigaam, Anuradha Shriram, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, Jigar Saraiya, Nitika Kanwar, Earl D'Souza, Neeraj Sridhar, Anushka Manchanda, Sowmya Raoh and T.K. Karthik
Ratings: **

The hit composer duo of the 1990s, Nadeem-Shravan, who created chartbusters for movies like Aashiqui, Saajan, Deewana, Raja Hindustani, Pardes and Dhadkan, return after four years with the music of Do Knot Disturb.

To make it trendy and appealing, the composers have shifted from their trademark style. But barring two songs, most numbers are ordinary and have nothing new to offer.

The film, which stars Govinda, Lara Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh and Sushmita Sen, is slated to release on Ocotober 2 and has six original tracks.

The album opens with a pacy number Zulfaen khol khal ke, which is crooned by Sonu Niigaam and Anuradha Sharma. If the beats are given a miss, the song sounds decades old. The lyrics are average. In short, a disappointing start.

Next in line is Don't ever leave me. Shaan and Shreya Ghoshal have sung the fast-paced number. The lyrics give an impression that it's a poignant song, but somehow the song fails to make an impact on the listener. The English words in the lyrics seem forced and uncalled for. "Don't ever leave me" doesn't have the potential to stand out in spite of two talented singers.

With Mere naal, the album sees its first hit number. The song, which has vocals by KK, Jigar Saraiya, Shreya Ghoshal and Nitika Kanwar, has a power-packed start with a strong musical arrangement. It is soaked in Punjabi flavour and will be liked by many.

After Kambakkht Ishq, we have another song named Bebo in this album. Even though the lyrics are unimpressive, the song succeeds in catching the attention of the listener. Sung by Neeraj Sridhar and Anushka Manchanda, it is sure to be a hit at the DJ consoles. Free flowing and full of attitude, Bebo is worth a listen and a dance.

Then we have Beautiful woman by Sridhar again, along with Sowmya Raoh. The song is quite boring and slow-paced.

Finally, there is the title track Do knot disturb crooned by T.K. Karthik and Anushka. A lot of beats but nothing extraordinary.

Overall, the album offers nothing great. The songs are average and will not linger on for long.