Back 2 Love (Rahat Fateh Ali Khan album)

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Back 2 Love
Back2Love cover pic by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.png
Studio album by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Released 9 June 2014 (2014-06-09)
Genre Qawwali, Pakistani pop, Indi-pop
Length 48:42
Label Universal Music India
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan chronology
Chandigarh Da Chaska
(2014)
Back 2 Love
(2014)
Singles from Back 2 Love
  1. "Zaroori Tha"
    Released: 8 June 2014

Back 2 Love is an album by Pakistani Qawwali singer Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. The album was released globally on 9 June 2014.[1] Back 2 Love is a collection of 10 songs including collaborations with Indian musicians and singers like Salim-Sulaiman and Shreya Ghoshal.

Music video(s)[edit]

The lyrics for the song "Zaroori Tha" are written by Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar and it is composed by Sahir Ali Bagga.[2] Its music video has been directed by Rahul Sud, and it features the Bigg Boss 7 couple Gauahar Khan and Kushal Tandon. It was released on 8 June 2014. It became the first original non-film YouTube India/Vevo music video to cross 100 million views after two years,[3] 200 million views within three years of its release,[4] 300 million views on 12 December 2017, and then 400 million views on 2 June 2018.[5]

The song was also featured in Mohit Suri's 2015 film Hamari Adhuri Kahani, starring Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan.[6][7]

Track listing[edit]

The full track list was announced at iTunes on 7 May 2014. The song Rab Jaane was awarded as the "Indi Pop Song of the Year" at 7th Mirchi Music Awards.[8]

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Rab Jaane"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan6:24
2."Habibi" (feat. Salim – Sulaiman)Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Salim–Sulaiman4:51
3."Rim Jhim" (feat. Shreya Ghoshal)Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Shreya Ghoshal4:30
4."Zaroori Tha"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan5:42
5."Nach Dumadum"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan5:45
6."Sab Jhoote"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan3:59
7."Dil Ke Taar"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan4:55
8."Sharab E Husn"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan4:15
9."Aag Lagi"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan3:44
10."Fusion in Raag Champa Kali"Rahat Fateh Ali Khan4:30
Total length:48:42

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to launch Back 2 Love". The Indian Express. 28 May 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: Vishal Bhardwaj has a mind-blowing andaaz". The Times of India. 14 August 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  3. ^ "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's Zaroori Tha reaches 100 mn club". Radio and Music. 7 July 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  4. ^ "Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's 'Zaroori Tha' music video crosses 200 million". Radio and Music. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  5. ^ Rahat Fateh Ali Khan [@RFAKWorld] (2 June 2018). "#ZarooriTha YouTube" (Tweet). Retrieved 2 June 2018 – via Twitter. 
  6. ^ "Zaroori Tha: Rahat Fateh Ali's song was vital for film Hamari Adhuri Kahani". DAWN. 22 May 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  7. ^ "Universal Music's non-film artist Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's 'Zaroori Tha' featured in 'Hamari Adhuri Kahani'". Radio and Music. 2 June 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-08. Retrieved 2015-04-16. 

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