Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam-Shankar Ehsaan Loy
by Srikanth Mantravadi
Shankar Ehsaan and Loy the musical trio who rocked the music scene with Rock On make their foray into regional music and have come up with their score for Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam.
Egire has attitude written all over it be it the blaring electronic guitar riffs or the accented vocals of Raman Mahadevan.The track is energetic and sounds cool.Anandama sounds melodious due to the well nuanced rendition by Shankar Mahadevan.Abacha is banal and stale and is marred due to the bad tune.The title track Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam is bouncy and groovy and is sung brilliantly by Shankar himself.Evade Subramanyam sounds funny when the singer repeats the hook but the rest of the song has nothinggreat to write home about.Sonu Nigam tiptoes his way through Anta Siddanga.His discomfort in singing telugu is apparent as he never settles into the song.The tune itself is not bad and leaving out the bad pronunciation it gives a good account of itself.Unnikrishnan sounds dreary in the middling Enduku Chentaki.The song begins well but loses its way in the middle. Panchirey has a great energy to it especially when the male singer enters the scene and keeps the flag flying for the soundtrack.It is a high octane song that just about makes a mark.
Overall SEL dish out above average stuff in KIKK.
My Picks-Anandama,Konchem Ishtam Konchem Kashtam