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Different, not memorable

Though Ragini MMS is a paranormal horror film, it’s essentially about two lovers and a raunchy episode gone wrong. From that perspective, this soundtrack has numbers that ought to enhance the mood while getting it on.

music Updated: May 11, 2011 15:28 IST
Nikhil Hemrajani

Though Ragini MMS is a paranormal horror film, it’s essentially about two lovers and a raunchy episode gone wrong. From that perspective, this soundtrack has numbers that ought to enhance the mood while getting it on.

The album starts strongly with an untampered version of ‘Raat akeli hain...’ from 1967’s Jewel Thief. ‘Itne kareeb aao...’ is a sweet Jack Johnson-esque number with Raaj doing the vocals. ‘Ragini....’ is the main track in the album. It starts with the sound of mobile interference – you’ll reflexively reach for your cell phone to place it elsewhere. But with a haunted melody, background rap, and many effects including dial tones and beeps, the song seems all over the place.

There’s also a somewhat pointless remix of ‘You are my chicken fry...’ by Bappi Lahiri. There are two more bonus remixes of RD Burman classics – Chura Liya and Dum Maro Dum – remixed by DJ Aqeel.

The only song you want to hum is ‘Raat akeli hain’. Let’s hope the film doesn’t change your view of this evergreen love song!

What we like Itne kareeb aao’s bluesy acoustic tone

What we don’tlike Remixes don’t add anything new