together a variety of lyrical expressions, Coke Studio sets out to
create a track that can be classified as a modern form of qawali with a
gradual build up to a crescendo end.
Qawali traditionally borrows
from various influences and verses. Aslam in this Season has merged
Faiz Ahmed Faiz's critically acclaimed Rabba Sacheya with Khuwaja Ghulam
Farid's universal love for God in Meda Ishq Vi Toon bringing together
an interesting contrast.
Rabba Sacheya is an example of Faiz's
expression of sorrow and anger for the suffering of humanity. It is a
strong comment on religion and socialism where the writer is speaking to
God, demanding better rights and more equality for all people.
poem is a reflection of the shift in Faiz's work from romance to
realism - seen through his use of imagery - as he started using poetry
as a tool for social comment and spreading awareness towards collective
Musical treatment of the track flows with this form.
Originally he had performed Rabba Sacheya from his album Meri Kahani in
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Lyrics:Rabba Sacheya HD, Atif Aslam, Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 2 [Audio/video]
Rabba Sacheya HD, Atif Aslam, Coke Studio, Season 5, Episode 2 [Video]