Worth Watching: Uth Jawana by Soch Band

Posted on February 17, 2011
Filed Under >Adil Najam, Music, Society
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I am sorry I did not hear this song before (this version aired back in July 2010). I am very glad that I finally got to do so after a friend forwarded it to me. Give it a listen. Give it a thought.

The singer is Adnan from the ‘underground’ band (I am not sure that is) Soch. The song certainly made me think. The show is Hasan Nisar’s Choraha, which is always good for an engaging (albeit opinionated) conversation and sometimes for uncovering musical gems.

P.S. This is an edited version of the song. In the show, after the song ends Hasan Nisar points out that dulhans in Pakistan are no longer happy with a 1 Lakh Ruppee lehnga. So, Adnan sings that stanza again, changing the price to Rs. 5 Lakhs!

13 responses to “Worth Watching: Uth Jawana by Soch Band”

  1. Jobs in Pakistan says:

    The biggest problem of our youth is unemployment. They don’t have any jobs. If we cover this problem our culture, our economy, our thinking will be changed and all problems that are mention will be in the songs will solved and we rise as the leading Nation of the World.

  2. Azra says:

    The line about the bidal lehnga is amazing. Its not the government. Its all of us. Really, every time I go to a wedding and hear everyone cribbing about how expensive things are in all that waste surrounding them. It makes me puke.

  3. Some comments from the ATP Facebook Page:

    – “so coooooool-(((((”
    – “So very true, pak young youth should learn from this song. Very nice & beautiful lyric.”
    – “what a beautiful song. Thanks for sharing”
    – “beautiful song. well done. thanks for sharing.”
    – “Great song. Touched my heart. This song and these young people are why I have great faith in Pakistan.”

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