December 4, 2009

Gopangane- Malayalam Cover (With Pradip Somasundaran)

I was really excited when Pradip Somasundaran asked me if I would be interested in singing a song with him. He is, by far, one of best and most respected singers in the music blogging community.

Here is a beautiful song, one of the evergreen hits from the movie 'Bharatham'. I think, this song is one of Raveendran mash's toughest compositions; Pradip ettan performance in this is superlative! I am happy I got a chance to sing this with him.

We have added our own little variations/additions to the song. The swaraas sung by me in between are not there in the original song.

Do listen and give us your feedback.

Song: Gopangane
Film: Bharatham (1991)
Music: Raveendran
Lyrics: Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri
Original Singers: K.J Yesudas & K.S Chitra
Covered by: Rashmi Nair & Pradip Somasundaran


suku said...

Awesome here through some site searching for guitar chords of Jalte Hain Jiske liye..which you sang so well..
keep it up.

Rashmi Nair said...

Thanks Suku.. glad to hear you liked the songs :)

kala said...

everytime you are improving.
this is very very close to the original.i think this is pradeeps best song.hats off to both of u.

rajani said...

excellent!! great show by Pradeep and Rashmi

Pylichen said...

I have heard the original many times, though i am do not know much of Malayalam, But this song is very pleasant for me. And your song in this amazed me, sounds exactly like the original. Hard to differentiate.

Excellent Performance..! Keep up the good work and maintain the vocals..!
You are too good!!

Mathew Pylichen

archie said...

rashmi u never looked sounded so much talented in college wht kind of overhall did u go tht u are pulling in one suprise after other

Rashmi Nair said...

Thank you all very much for listening...

@archie - we met in college? hmmmm... can't recognise you by ur name anyway.

Madhu Nair said...

Awesome! Excellent performance by Pradeep and Rashmi.

Anonymous said...

Heard your song just now...I don't know much abt the technicalities... but it was just great :-)...Sarun

sandeep said...

Even though i dont know u..happen to c the ur blog link in orkut...just for curiosity visited the site....not having much technical knowledge of music..but its was pleasure to hear this song...ur amazing singer..u shld take up this profession wishes.


Rashmi Nair said...

Thanks Madhu!

Thanks for listening Sarun

Thanks Sandeep :)

Rajesh Kunnath said...

Well sung both of you!!! Feels like original. :)

Ekanthapadhikan said...

Awesome! Awesome!! It was very professional. Long live Rashmiji!

krish | കൃഷ് said...

Beautiful rendering with P.S.
Felt like hearing the original song.

(Shall hear other songs sung by u later)

Sindhuja Bhakthavatsalam said...

Very nice one, both of you! Pradipji's breath control is admirable.
I noticed an inconsistency in saying the swaras: ga as well as ri for the same swarasthanam (ri3 in naattai)- sometimes u say ga, sometimes ri. Same with the dha (dha3) and ni2.
The ga2 is called 'ri' and the ni2 is called 'dha' in naattai..
I don't know how it is in the original, but this is the convention in Carnatic.

Madhse said...

another stranger taking exit of the info highway into your site.. enjoyed this song and few others i checked out. brought back india/kerala memories .now iam homesick :)

Menon said...

Too good Rashmi. Enjoyed all your songs. Pradip's performance.. just speechless. Keep it going!

കൃഷ്ണ::krishna said...

very good . liked it very much thanks