Coke Studio 8: Best Songs of the Year 2015
Coke Studio Season 8 ended on a high note with veteran singer Farida Khannum crooning the evergreen song Aaj Janay Ki Zidd Na Karo and the Pakistani Prince of pop, Ali Zafar, making waves for the third time this season with Aj Din Vehre Vich.
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The latest season of the musical show proved to be the most socially viral one by far with some of the best songs, originals and covers, ever produced. Fans and critics both were equally impressed. Bar some small glitches, the season proved to be an out and out hit by delivering quality music as promised.
Check out the Top 8 songs of Coke Studio season 8:
1. Tajdar- e -Haram by Atif Aslam
Literally taking the music industry by storm, Coke Studio season 8’s debut performance by Atif Aslam was enthralling to say the least.
A tribute to Sabri brothers, produced in collaboration with Strings, Atif Aslam’s rendition of Tajdar-e-Haram gained a whopping 4,141,325 Views.
2. Sammi Meri Waar by Umair Jaswal and Quratulain Balouch
With 1,591,822 Views, Sammi Meri Waar was one of the most popular numbers in the latest offering of Coke Studio.
The young singing sensations gave new life to the famous folk Punjabi wedding melody with their powerful voices.
3. Man Aamadeh Am by Gul Panrra and Atif Aslam
With 5,174,430 Views, Gul Panrra and Atif Aslam’s Man Aamadeh Am is currently the most viewed song at the official Facebook page of Coke Studio. With the Urdu lyrics penned by Atif Aslam himself, the duo did more than justice to the heart-touching Iranian love ballad.
4. Rockstar by Ali Zafar
Proving himself as the true rockstar that he is, Ali Zafar debuted his appearance in Coke Studio Season 8 with an original song, Rockstar, an incredible fusion of jazz, blues, pop and rock. With 1,029,154 Views of the jazzy number, Ali Zafar reinstated his position at the top of the local music industry.
5. Aaj Jane Ki Zid Na Karo by Farida Khannum
Giving an already hit season a spectacular farewell, The Queen of Ghazal, Farida Khannum graced the show with her presence in the last episode, rendering her own exquisite version of Fayyaz Hashmi’s ever popular ghazal Aaj Jane Ki Zidd na Karo. With barely 2 days since its release online, the video has already garnered 760,207 Views.
Listen to the singing sensation of Pakistan: Aaj Jane Ki Zid Na Karo by Farida Khanum: Coke Studio 8, Episode 7
6. Chiryan Da Chamba by Suraiya Khanum and Anwar Maqsood
Legends Suraiya Khanum and Anwar Maqsood dazzled everyone by their collaboration for Chiryan Da Chamba in the second episode of Coke Studio Season 8. With Anwar Maqsood reciting a heartfelt letter from a daughter to her father on how she misses home and Suraiya Khanum crooning the lyrics of the hit Punjabi Bidai song, the duo created history at the musical platform. The song has been viewed 889,021 times so far.
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7. Bewajah by Nabeel Shaukat Ali
With 704,742 Views so far, Nabeel Shaukat Ali raised the curtain to the latest season of Coke Studio by presenting his ghazal Bewajah to the audience. The eclectic mix of pop-rock with the classical instruments made the song an absolute hit for the debutant.
8. Ae Dil by Ali Zafar and Sara Haider
In his second performance of the season, Ali Zafar crooned the classical romantic number, Aey Dil from Lollywood movie, Ek Tera Sahara with Sara Haider, giving it a dreamy jazz touch to gain an astonishing 1,361,357 Views.
Check out: Aey Dil by Ali Zafar & Sara Haider: Coke Studio 8, Episode 4
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