The show captures the musical journey of renowned artistes such as Palash Sen, Uday Benegal and Mikey McCleary as they travel across the country and collaborate with local musicians
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | August 27, 2014
Fox Life is back with the second season of âSoundtrekâ, the musical extravaganza in which Indiaâs popular artistes give a hypnotic twist to some of Bollywoodâs iconic classics. The show will be aired from September 1, every Monday and Tuesday, at 10 PM.
Soundtrek captures the musical journey of geniuses like Palash Sen and his band Euphoria, Uday Benegal, the pioneer of Indian Rock band Indus Creed, Gurdeep Mehendi, popular Punjabi singer, Mikey McCleary, man behind the re-interpretations of songs like Khoya Khoya Chand, Hawa Hawai, Hipnoribe, Mumbai based funk/jazz/rock band, Amit Kilam, Indian Ocean drummer,Â sufi singer Dhruv Sangari and many news bands like Nasya, Swarthma and Fossils as they explore Indiaâs most memorable songs in a city that connects best with it, collaborate with local artists and create magic. The artists trek through the country including places like Jaipur, Amritsar, Benaras, Lucknow, Delhi, Mumbai, Jaisalmer and Kolkata to trace the stories and people who inspired the songs.
Viewers can watch Benegal give his fusion to âNimbooda Nimboodaâ, Sen and his band Euphoria create their version of the classic âKhaaike Paan Banaraswalaâ, Mehendi give a spin to hits like âJugniâ and âTu Tak Tu Tak Tutiyaâ, or Kilam, swirl some Bollywood classics like âInhi Logo Neâ and âHum Kisi Se Kam Nahiâ.
Debarpita Banerjee, Vice-President, Marketing, Fox International Channels, said, âWith the new season of Soundtrek, we are bringing together two completely different musical worlds â Bollywood classics and contemporary music producers. We have some great new beats in store for viewers, as these celebrated artistes give their signature style to some of the most iconic Bollywood songs. With an exhilarating mix of music, cultures, personalities and the best Indian destinations, Soundtrek 2 promises to be a visual and melodious treat for all.â
Benegal of Indus Creed said, âSoundtrek 2 is a fun and engrossing show that gets to the core of some truly beautiful folk music performed by a bunch of fabulous musicians. I'm grateful to FOX Life for taking me on a very fulfilling and deeply-enjoyable journey of musical exploration and reinvention, through the remarkable landscape that is Rajasthan.â
Speaking about his experience, Euphoriaâs Sen said, âIt was a great feeling to revisit the charming city of Benaras through the show Soundtrek 2. The show gave us a chance to relive old days and create some beautiful new melodies.â