Kailasa (album)

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Kailasa
Kailasa-kailasa.jpg
Studio album by Kailasa
Released 2006
Recorded Blue Studios
Genre Fusion, Sufi
Length 0:39:09
Label Sony BMG
Kailasa chronology
Kailasa
(2006)
Jhoomo Re
(2007)Jhoomo Re2007

Kailasa is the eponymous debut album of the Indian Sufi/Fusion band Kailasa, led by Kailash Kher. The album was released in the year 2006 in India.

Songs[edit]

Kailasa consists of 9 songs. Track no. 8 is a remix of the song 'Tauba Tauba'. The last track 'Allah Ke Bande' is mentioned as live on the track list but it is actually a version recording of song of the same name from the movie 'Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II'. The opening track 'Teri Deewani' is a love song mixing themes of love and devotion. 'Jana Jogi De Naal', is a Sufi/folk song. Its lyrics are taken from separate works of Kabirdas and Bulle Shah. Similarly 'Naiharwa' is a traditional song written by Kabirdas.

Album art[edit]

The album art is designed by 'Mangoblossom Design' and depicts Kailash Kher as a sage. The back of the CD and vinyl album artwork show all three members of the band.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicLength
1."Teri Deewani"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath5:23
2."Tauba Tauba"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath3:53
3."Dilruba"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath4:00
4."Jana Jogi De Naal"Bulle Shah; KabirdasKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath4:18
5."Kaise Main Kahoon"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath4:18
6."Naiharwa"KabirdasKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath4:36
7."Albela Sajan"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath4:48
8."Tauba Tauba (Remix)"Kailash KherKailash Kher; Paresh Kamath; Naresh Kamath3:37
9."Allah Ke Bande" (live)Vishal DadlaniVishal Dadlani; Shekhar Ravjiani4:34

Personnel[edit]

  • Kailash Kher – lead vocals
  • Paresh Kamath – lead guitar
  • Naresh Kamath – bass, backing vocals
  • Rinku Rajput – piano on tracks 1 & 6; strings on track 1
  • Kurt Peters – drums on track 9
  • Debyajyoti (Jonqui) Dutta – percussions on track 9

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Ashwin Srinivasan – flutes on tracks 4 & 6
  • Ferozbhai – harmonium on track 3
  • Yusuf Mohammed – tabla & dholak on tracks 5,7 & 8
  • Jitendra Thakur – violin & viola on tracks 2,5 & 9
  • Rakesh Pandit – alaap & backing vocals on track 3
  • Pradeep Pandit – backing vocals on track 3