Vachan - Nitin Sawhney at Coke Studio @ MTV
Posted On 28th July, 2012 @ 19:00 pm by MTV EDITOR

Watch the whole video and read up on the inspiration, the lyrics and the people behind this song!

This song is a poem written by Nitin's mother. The poem simply talks about how people make fake promises. Samidha Joglekar and Nicki Wells sing harmonies while Mahesh’s unique aalaps add a surreal texture and color to the song. Nitin also uses the electric guitar for the first time in the set.

 

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Here's the lyrics of this song:

 

 

Log tootthe taron se
Vachan lete hain
Khud vachan karte hain
Aur tod dete hain
Bevafaon ki toh


Aadat hi aisi hai
Mohabbat karke bhi
Muh mod lete hain.

 

Log tootthe taron se
Vachan lete hain
Khud vachan karte hain
Aur tod dete hain
Bevafaon ki toh


Aadat hi aisi hai
Mohabbat karke bhi
Muh mod lete hain.



Yeh chulbuli baten
Chanchal si najren
Nakhrali adaayain
Yeh manchali chalen
Pyar Karne valo
Samhalna seekho
Bada dard hota hai
Tootthe jee ko.

 

Log tootthe taron se
Vachan lete hain
Khud vachan karte hain
Aur tod dete hain
Bevafaon ki toh


Aadat hi aisi hai
Mohabbat karke bhi
Muh mod lete hain.


Log tootthe taron se
Vachan lete hain
Khud vachan karte hain
Aur tod dete hain
Bevafaon ki toh


Aadat hi aisi hai
Mohabbat karke bhi
Muh mod lete hain.

 

Log tootthe taron se
Vachan lete hain
Khud vachan karte hain
Aur tod dete hain.

 

CREDITS:

 

 

Composer & Producer: Nitin Sawhney

Lyrics: Saroj Sawhney

Language: Hindi

Vocals: Mahesh Vinayakram, Nicki Wells, Samidha Joglekar

Electric Guitar: Nitin Sawhney

Drums: Jivraj Singh

Bass: Mohini Dey

Tabla : Vikaash Sankadecha

Morsing: Mahesh Vinayakram

Recorded by: Steve Fitzmaurice, Ashish Manchanda (Flying Carpet Productions, Mumbai), assisted by Thorsten Muller

Mixed by Steve Fitzmaurice at the Pierce Rooms, London

Mastered by Bunt Stafford Clark at the Pierce Rooms, London.

 

 

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