Rock & Roll Jihad

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Rock & Roll Jihad
Soundtrack album by Junoon
Released June 1, 2010
Recorded 2009-2010 Grandview Studios in New York, United States
Genre Sufi rock, Classical rock, Psychedelic rock
Length 54:44
Label Nameless Sufi Music
Producer Salman Ahmad
Junoon chronology
Ghoom Taana
(2004)
Rock & Roll Jihad
(2010)
Junoon 20
(2011)
Singles from Rock & Roll Jihad
  1. "Love Can You Take Me Back"
    Released: March 14, 2010

Rock & Roll Jihad is the first soundtrack album and the eighteenth overall album of the Pakistani band, Junoon. The soundtrack is based on Salman Ahmad and Junoon's musical journey. The album features five new studio recordings along with five live tracks from "The concert for Pakistan" and the album was officially released on June 1, 2010 under the record label Nameless Sufi Music on all major online stores. Salman Ahmad, lead guitarist & vocalist, also published a book named, Rock & Roll Jihad: A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution, regarding his time with Junoon and all the struggle he faced to become a rockstar.[1]

On November 30, 2009, Junoon announced that the first single off the album would be the song "Love Can You Take Me Back".[2] On March 14, 2010, Junoon released the video of their first single.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music written & composed by Salman Ahmad and Andrew McCord, those which are not are mentioned below.

Rock & Roll Jihad
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Allah Hu (Live at The Concert of Pakistan)"     7:29
2. "Why"     5:00
3. "National Anthem (Live at The Concert of Pakistan)"     4:01
4. "Bulleya/Lonely Heart"   Bulleh Shah, Salman Ahmad 3:58
5. "Dum Mustt Qalandar (Live at The Concert of Pakistan)"     6:53
6. "Sayonee (Live at The Concert of Pakistan)"   Sabir Zafar, Salman Ahmad 7:38
7. "Love Can You Take Me Back"     4:33
8. "Saeein (Live at The Concert of Pakistan)"   Sabir Zafar, Salman Ahmad 5:00
9. "Time"     4:51
10. "I Am Because U R"     5:21

Personnel[edit]

All information is taken from the CD.

Junoon
Additional musicians
Production
  • Produced by Salman Ahmad
  • Recorded & Mixed at by John Alec & David Cole
  • Recorded & Mixed at Grandview Studios, Grandview, New York
  • Recording engineering by Josh Kessler
  • Photography by Chris Ramirez

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simon & Schuster Rock & Roll Jihad A Muslim Rock Star's Revolution, Retrieved on 14 March 2010.
  2. ^ Salman Ahmad's new single 'Love Can' and Book 'Rock & Roll Jihad', Retrieved on 14 March 2010.
  3. ^ Salman Ahmad on Good Day LA Retrieved on July 25, 2010.

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