Bengali Songs and Music

19Jul/090

Bhoomi – The Bangla Band

Bhoomi – The Bangla BandBhoomi is the Bangla Band which was formed in 1999 that aimed to revive the folk music culture of Bengal. It has played a great role in making folk music popular among the common Bengali audience by including the urban touch in their music. The band was formed by Surojit Chatterjee and Soumitra Roy initially when they foucused on fusion of traditional Bengali Folk music and Western music. It has won several awards including Best Bangla Band twice from Bangla Sangeet Prachar Samity,  Smt. Bijoya Chakraborty Smrity Purashkar award, Sangeet Utsa Sanman, etc.

The experiments of Surojit Chatterjee and Soumitro Ray with folk music resulted in the formation of the Bhoomi that symbolises Earth. It incorporates the earthy and folk music style in their spirit and essence. Currently band constitute six band members including    * Soumitra Ray(Vocals, drums & congas), Suroit Chatterjee(Vocals, guitars, mandolin & flute),  Sanjoy Mukherjee(Percussion & effects), Hemanto Goswami(Electric guitar), Abhijit Ghosh(Bass guitar) and Robin Lai(Keyboards & violin).

Top songs of Bhoomi are as follows:

(1) Song : Bhangor Moisher Gaan

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This song of Bhoomi is the hallmark of their greatness as a Band group. It is a heart favorite of the millions of Bengali music lover across the country. Bhoomi leaves the audience spellbound everytime they tune to this song.

(2) Song : Phagooner Mohonay

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This song is one of the Bhoomi's classics and highlights the theme track as it contains the essence of movie. Lyrics of the song are very rich in its language and expression. Amazing song that proves to be very refreshing.

(3) Song : Radhika Hobey Paar

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This song is truly heartwarming and sets the tempo of the scene in the movie. Bhoomi's singing has taken the song to an entirely new level and that speaks volumes of the legendary singer. It is one of the classics from Bhoomi which should make its room in every music lover's collection.

(4) Song : Menoka Mathay DiloBhoomi – The Bangla Band

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This song instantly connects with the audience and upbeats the mood and provides relaxation. It was the instant chartbuster which made the people swoon to its tunes.  Truly melodious at its core, this song scaled up the career of Bhoomi to great heights.

(5) Song : Raat Perolei

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This Song was shot and composed very innovatively and even today it is regarded as the greatest composition in terms of creative brilliance. Bhoomi's charismatic voice created the magical influence over millions of listeners.

(6) Song : Aar Na Thakio Baper Bari Te

Album : Bhoomi-Conductor Babu

Description : This masterpiece song reflects the flawless performance of Bhoomi. Even today it has the charm to enthrall the audience and proves a real stress buster. It rocked the music rating charts for many weeks.

(7) Song : Barandey Roddur

Album :  Bhumi Ispecial

Description : This song of Bhoomi is the hallmark of his greatness as a band. It reflects that genius of Bhoomi has been fully realized. This amazing composition is truly enthralling and impressive.

Bhoomi – The Bangla Band(8) Song : Suhag Chand Bodoni

Album :  Bhumi Ispecial

Description : This song witnessed the massive sell out of its album. It was a smash hit and proved to be soul stirring in its effect. Music is at par excellence and grows on people with each listening.

(9) Song : Kande Sudhu Mon Keno

Album :  Bhumi Ispecial

Description :  This song possesses stunning beats and casts a magical spell on the first time listeners who immediately turn into big time fans. After every listening, people feel that it ends too early and it leaves them wanting for more.

(10) Song : Amar Je Ki Hobe

Album :  Bhumi Ispecial

Description : This song is truly sensational and leaves the audience with the experience of the life time. It was brilliantly composed and awesome lyrics add up to the beauty of the overall singing.

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