Coke Studio Pakistan (season 5)

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Coke Studio Pakistan (season 5)
Country of origin Pakistan
No. of episodes 5
Release
Original release May 13 – July 8, 2012
Season chronology
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The fifth season of the Pakistani music television series Coke Studio commenced airing on 13 May 2012. The season consisted of five episodes, which aired on May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24 and July 8 respectively.[1]

Rohail Hyatt and Umber Hyatt continued as producers of the show. Among the houseband, Louis 'Gumby' Pinto left the show due to him being the executive producer of the show Uth Records by Ufone. Jaffer Ali Zaidi also left the show and was replaced by Mubashir Admani. Raheel Manzar Paul and Zulfiq 'Shazee' Ahmed Khan also left the show. Farhad Humuyun was recruited as the new drummer for the fifth series.[1]

The fifth season saw a return of Bilal Khan, Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad, Atif Aslam and Meesha Shafi, all artists having performed previously on Coke Studio. The series also featured international rap musician Bohemia, rock bands Overload and SYMT from Lahore, pop singer Hadiqa Kiani, Pushto pop singer Hamayoon Khan, progressive rock band Qayaas from Islamabad, singers Uzair Jaswal and Rachel Viccaji.[1] Folk singers Tahir Mithu and Chakwal group are also featured artists. The song explores humanity "in a world of materialism and artificiality, with little understanding of the real truth."[1][2] The best song was given to chakwal group.

List of performances[edit]

Episode # Date Artist(s) Song(s) Note
1 May 13, 2012 Bohemia
• SYMT
Hadiqa Kiani
• Hamayoon Khan
Qayaas
Paisay Da Nasha ( پیسے دا نشہ‬ )
Tum Kaho ( تم کہو‬ )
Kamlee ( کملی‬ )
Larsha Pekhawar Ta ( لارشا پیخوار تا‬ )
Charkha Nolakha ( چرخہ نَو لکھا‬ ) (featuring Atif Aslam)
Bohemia is the very first rap artist to feature at Coke Studio.
Hadiqa Kiani performed a rendition of Sufi poetry by Bulleh Shah.
Hamayoon Khan covered a famous Pushto folk song fusing it with pop music.
Atif Aslam and Qayaas performed a cover version of Charkha Nolakha, originally sung by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
2 May 27, 2012 Tahir Mithu
Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad
• Chakwal Group
Bilal Khan
Atif Aslam
Pere Pavandi Saan ( پیرے پواندی ساں‬ )
Khabaram Raseeda ( خبرم رسیدہ‬ )
Ishq Aap Bhe Awalla ( عشق آپ بھی اعلیٰ‬ ) (featuring Meesha Shafi)
Larho Mujhey ( لڑھو مجھے‬ )
Rabba Sacheya ( ربّا سچّیا‬ )
Atif Aslam performed Rabba Sacheya which is a famous poetry by Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
Meesha Shafi performed a duet with the Chakwal Group (Chakwalis) for the song Ishq Aap Bhe Awalla.
3 June 10, 2012 Hadiqa Kiani
Overload
Uzair Jaswal
Bohemia
Bilal Khan
Rung ( رنگ‬ )
Neray Aah ( نیڑھے آ‬ ) (featuring Rachel Viccaji)
Nindiya Ke Paar ( نندیا کے پار‬ )
School Di Kitaab ( سکول دی کتاب‬ )
Taaray ( تارے‬ )
Overload covered the song Neray Aah Zalima We from the movie Choorian directed by Syed Noor.
4 June 24, 2012 Hamayoon Khan
Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad
Uzair Jaswal
• Chakwal Group
Atif Aslam
Tora Bahraam Khaana ( تورا بہرام خانہ‬ )
Rung ( رنگ‬ )
Bolay ( بولے‬ )
Kandyaari Dhol Geet ( کندیاری ڈھول گیت‬ ) (featuring Bohemia)
Dolna ( ڈولنا‬ )
Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad performed Rung, which previously performed by Hadiqa Kiani in season 5.
5 July 8, 2012 Farhan Rais Khan
• Chakwal Group
Overload
• SYMT
Meesha Shafi
Seher ( سہر‬ ) (Instrumental)
Wah Wah Jhulara ( واہ واہ جھولارا‬ )
Mahi ( ماہی‬ )
Koi Labda ( کوئی لبدا‬ ) (featuring Sanam Marvi)
Dasht-e-Tanhai ( دشتِ تنہائی‬ )
Meesha Shafi performed Dasht-e-Tanhai which is a song by Iqbal Bano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Coke Studio Season 5 kicks off with a bang!". Daily Times. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Mahmood, Rafay (16 May 2012). "Coke Studio Ep 1: Thank you for 'Larsha Pekhawar Ta'". Express Tribune Blogs. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 

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