October 5, 2011, The Times of India
Sony Music India's over one decade-long relationship with AR Rahman has cemented further with the launch of a brand new album "Connections".
The album features a collection of never-heard-before melodies including numbers by Sukhwinder Singh, Naveen Kumar, Jim Satya, Sabir Khan, Micheal McCleary and Blaaze, amongst others. Inspired by Rahman's spiritual Sufi teacher Ameen Peerullah Malik Sahib, this album showcases Rahman like never before. "After getting several requests to release "Connections" as a complete album, we are doing it now. Thanks for your love and interest in this music," said the maestro.Shridhar Subramaniam of Sony Music India said, "It's always a pleasure to work with Rahman and we are sure that this album will cross boundaries to reach not just existing Rahman fans, but a whole new audience."
Apart from the album, there is also a tribute documentary - Bismillah of Benares created by Nasreen Munni Kabir, where Ustad Bismillah Khan looks back at his amazing career.
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