Najane Kyun

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"Najane Kyun"
Najane Kyun single cover.jpg
Single by Strings
from the album Dhaani and Music from and Inspired by Spider-Man 2
Released2004
FormatCD
Compact Cassette
Recorded2002
GenrePop
Length5:10 (album version)
4:05 (video)
LabelSony BMG, Sadaf Stereo
Songwriter(s)Anwar Maqsood
Producer(s)Bilal Maqsood

"Najane Kyun" (Urdu: نہ جانے کیوں‎, literal English translation: "Don't Know Why?") is a song by Strings released on the 2004 soundtrack for the film Spider-Man 2. This track is on the Pakistani version of the soundtrack. The song is also featured on their fourth studio album, Dhaani, released in 2003.

Background[edit]

In June 2004, before they could record their next song, "Najane Kyun", Strings were approached by the heads at Columbia TriStar Films of India, a sister company to their record label company to include the song in the soundtrack of the Urdu version of the epic Hollywood blockbuster Spider-Man.[1] With their massive presence in the Indian pop music scene, Strings were mistaken for an Indian band.

Soon afterwards, they were approached by an Indian director shooting Zinda, a remake of the classic South Korean film Oldboy to do a soundtrack. Maqsood composed a song titled "Zinda" for the movie. For the video, the duo had to act alongside two A-list actors from Bollywood. It was here that the duo became good friends with John Abraham and Sanjay Dutt and would later appear in more ventures together.

Track listing[edit]

Najane Kyun

All tracks written by Strings.

No.TitleLength
1."Najane Kyun"5:10
2."Najane Kyun" (Video)4:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spider-Man 2 spins a Strings tune". Rediff. Retrieved 2008-06-26.

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