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Raagapella / Raags To Riches
Album:Raags To Riches Collection:World
Artist:Raagapella Added:09/2010
Label:Self-Release 

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Add Date:2010-09-26 Pull Date:2010-11-28 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:28 Nov21 Nov14 Nov7 Nov31 Oct24 Oct17 Oct3 Oct
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Album Review
Kamla Bhatt
Reviewed 2010-10-24 
RAAGAPELLA: RAAGS TO RICHES

What happens when you mix up barber shop quartet style of singing with South Asian music? You get Raagapella. Formed in 2002 Raagapella is Stanford’s acapella group that sings an arrangement of South Asian (inluding Bollywood) music, including tracks by Jay Sean & R Kelly.

The songs are sung in a mixture of Hindi, Punjabi and English.
All the songs are hummable.

Try 1,2,3,6,7,8,11 and 12.

1. Yun Hi Challa (3.52) Upbeat, melodic tune with a catchy refrain.
2. Stay (2.47) Based on Jay Sean’s song. Upbeat.
3. Meri Jaan (2.45) Lively, catchy tune.
4. Nachna Tere Naal (2.44) Watch for the bhangra undertones. Upbeat.
5. Tu Aashiqui Hai (4.19) Slow.
6. Oh! Carol (4.14) Lovely 1950s style of music based on the original Neil Sadaka song. The Carol in his song was Carole King, his classmate.
7. Jaadu Teri Nazar (3.13) Slow, where the background singing adds a nice lilt to the track.
8. Motel (3.03) Nice R&B sound based on a song by the same title by R. Kelly.
9. Woh Pehli Bar (4.05) Slow, romantic song.
10. Sukiyak (2.49) Slow but fun song.
11. Chak De (3.22) Upbeat & catchy
12. Vande Mataram (5.14) Based on the original song by AR Rahman. Slow & melodic number sung in rounds that highlights the vocal range of the group.
Kamla 9/8/2010

Track Listing
1.Yun Hi Chala/Stay 7.Aadu Teri Nazar
2.Meri Jaan 8.Motel
3.Ruk Ja 9.Woh Pehli Baar/Dil Kya Kare
4.Nachina Tere Naal 10.Sukiyaki
5.Tu Aashiqhi Hai 11.Chak De/This Love
6.Oh Carol 12.Vande Mataram