Pal (album)

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Pal
Pal album cover.jpg
Studio album by KK
Released 16 April 1999 (1999-04-16)
Genre Indipop
Length 40:06
Language Hindi
Label Sony
Producer Lesle Lewis
KK chronology
Pal
(1999)
Humsafar
(2008)

Pal is the debut solo Studio Album by Indipop artist and Playback Singer KK. It was released on 16 April 1999 by Sony.[1][2][3][4] The album is Arranged, Composed and produced by Lesle Lewis while the lyrics are written by Mehboob. All the tracks are sung by KK.

In 2008, after a gap of eight years, KK released his second album Humsafar.[5]

Background[edit]

The lyrics are by Mehboob, while the music is by Lesle Lewis. After its release in 1999, it was an instant hit, and brought a lot of recognition to KK.[6]

With no formal training to count, KK got himself to release a music album Pal with support from his friend, Lesle Lewis in Mumbai.[7][8] The songs - "Aap Ki Dua", "Yaaron"[9] and the title-track "Pyaar ke Pal" in no time ruled the lips of the youngsters[10] and KK's quick march to celebrity-hood commenced.[11]


Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Mehboob; all music composed by Lesle Lewis.

No. Title Length
1. "Aap Ki Dua" 4:18
2. "Yaaron" 4:33
3. "Pyar Ke Pal" 6:02
4. "Dil Se Mat Khel" 5:04
5. "Yeh Tanhai" 4:26
6. "Mehki Hawa" 4:43
7. "Ishara" 5:28
8. "Din Ho Ya Raat" 5:32

Reception[edit]

All the songs from the album were massive hits all over India.[12] Singer KK still considers the title track Pal as his best song so far,[13] and has performed it at numerous live Shows and Concerts.[14][15]

KK won the Star Screen Award for best singer for the song Pal.[16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pal by KK on Itunes". Itunes. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Pal by KK on Apple Music (USA)". iTunes. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Pal by KK on Apple Music (UK)". iTunes. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "KK ready to experiment". Express Features. The New Indian Express. 19 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  5. ^ Kamath, Sudhish (30 January 2011). "Living every 'pal'". thehindu.com. The Hindu. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  6. ^ Khan, Ujala Ali (13 January 2016). "A deeper look at Bollywood's KK and Shann before they team up in Dubai | The National". thenational.ae. The National. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  7. ^ Mukherjee, Tatsam (23 August 2016). "Happy Birthday KK: 20 soulful songs of the Pal singer, which still give us goosebumps". indiatoday.in. India Today. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Ramanujam, Srinivasa (1 August 2016). "On song with KK". thehindu.com. The Hindu. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  9. ^ Mathur, Megha. "B'day Jukebox: 'Pal' Singer KK Likes Being The Invisible Playback". The Quint. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  10. ^ Sam, Julie (17 December 2013). "Recounting every 'PAL'". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  11. ^ "The other K factor". The Hindu. 9 July 2005. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 
  12. ^ Tiwari, Soumya Vajpayee (1 July 2016). "I am happy not getting awards: KK". Mumbai: Hindustan Times. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  13. ^ Badola, Shreya (23 March 2012). "KK's first album 'Pal' is his favourite, still". Daily News & Analysis. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 
  14. ^ Sharma, Anshika (12 March 2015). "KK performs during Tarang fest at Kamala Nehru College in Delhi - Times of India". TNN. The Times Of India. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  15. ^ "Swar Utsav 2014: Delhi swoons over KK and Hans Raj Hans". India Today. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  16. ^ "8th Annual Asian Paints STAR SCREEN Weekly Awards". 24 June 2009. Archived from the original on June 24, 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  17. ^ Dixit, Mini (23 August 2016). "Happy Birthday, KK: The man whose songs made farewells a little more teary". indiatoday.in. India Today. Retrieved 24 September 2016.