KARACHI: Renowned Pakistani guitarist and music producer Kashan Admani has enlisted top musical talent from around the world to collaborate on a project with the message of hope and positivity in these testing times, stated a press release.
The song is prayer that features internationally acclaimed artists such as Grammy nominee Simon Philips, bass virtuoso Stu Hamm, Grammy winning violinist Charlie Bisharat, guitarist Roman Miroshnichenko, Marco Mendozza form the band Whitesnake.
British singer and songwriter Lili Casely, Dr Palash Sen from Indian band Euphoria, Notre Dame de Paris soloist Matt Laurent, Brazilian singer Luiza Prochet, percussionist Gumbi Ortiz and drummer Taylor Simpson, who has played for Junoon.
Pakistani artists in the song include Najam Sheraz, Khaled Anam, Faakhir, Farhad Humayun, Farooq Ahmed (Aaroh), Natasha Khan, Natasha Baig, Meera Hasan, Nazia Zuberi, Rafay Israr, Dino Ali, Asad Rasheed (Mizmaar).
Also including Maha Ali Kazmi, Nida Hussain, Babar Shaikh, Bilal Ali (Kashmir The Band), Omran Shafique, Ashir Wajahat, Alex Shahbaz and more. Admani has produced the collaborative feast and it is set to release it during Ramadan.
“Music has the power to inspire hope and spread positive energy. The idea was to come together and show that humanity is alive and united in these turbulent times,” Admani said.
“We want to bring true optimism to people; not just one person, but the entire humanity. There is hope over despair, light over darkness, life over death and this is what we want to remind the global population of at this time.”
The upcoming song will be the first ever collaboration of this nature initiated in Pakistan.