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Shilpa Rao's favourite songs

Shilpa Rao shares with Nikhil Taneja her favourite melodies that she loved to hear during her school years, college years....Read on...

music Updated: Feb 19, 2009 13:11 IST
Nikhil Taneja
Nikhil Taneja
Hindustan Times

Shilpa Rao's favourite songs

Song during school years: Summer of ‘69 from Reckless (Bryan Adams)

Song during college years: Bawra man from Hazaaroon Khwahishein Aisi (Shubha Mudgal)

Song during first love: I’d love you to want me from Of a Simple Man (Lobo)

Song during first heartbreak: Unbreak my heart from Secrets (Toni Braxton)

Song for all seasons:Tears in heaven from Rush (Eric Clapton)

Song to headbang to: Smells like teen spirit from Nevermind (Nirvana)

Song to dance to: Maria maria from Supernatural (Carlos Santana).. it has a carnival feel so it’s an amazing dance track

Song for long walks:Better together from In Between Dreams (Jack Johnson)

Song for drives: Cloud no. 9 from On a Day like Today (Bryan Adams)

Song for mornings:Listen to the music from Toulouse Street (The Doobie Brothers)

Song for parties: Lady (Hear me tonight) by Modjo.. it was our school time favourite

Song for the rain: Boondon se baatein from Takshak (Sujata Trivedi)

Song when stressed: Not myself from Room for Squares (John Mayer)

Song when cheerful: Heart of life from Continuum (John Mayer)

Song when romantic: More than words from Extreme II: Pornograffiti (Extreme)

Song when inspired: Nightblindness from White Ladder (Extreme).. it makes me very introspective

Song when mad as hell: Jesus don’t want me for a sunbeam from Unplugged in New York (Nirvana cover)

Song to serenade a guy with:I don’t want to miss a thing from Armageddon Soundtrack (Aerosmith)

Song to be serenaded with:Guilty from Portrait (Ella Fitzgerald)

Song of a colleague: Yeh tumhari meri baatein from Rock On!! (Dominique Cerejo).. she’s got such a fantastic voice!

Song of a legend:Jaane kya tune kahi from Khamoshi (Geeta Dutt).. I love most of Geeta Dutt’s songs

Song that you sang:Tose naina lage re from Anwar.. I think the innocence this song has is unique

Song that others connect you with: Again, my friends connect Tose naina lage re, though Khuda Jaane from Bachna Ae Haseeno has become very popular

Song that best describes you:Seven years from Come away with me (Norah Jones).. because I’m completely by myself with music around.

First Published: Feb 19, 2009 13:05 IST