Easily one of the flag bearers of the ‘Bangladesh rock’ sound, Miles’ have erased boundaries as if they never existed at all. Now they’ve launched their latest and 10th album, ‘Proborton’, across both physical & digital platforms worldwide via Sony DADC India and Creinse Limited.
The album title refers to evolving and changing with time and perfectly portrays Miles’ position in the music scene, riveting the Bengali pop and rock music lovers for over three decades. The change that Miles address through the album is creating new sounds of music in sync with the global music trends. ‘Proborton’ features four songs, each having completely four different essences yet keeping the true signature style of Miles at its core and that is their passion for the pop rock music.
This is the first album released under ArtistSpread platform and the first Bangladeshi album to be launched by Sony DADC. ArtistSpread, a joint initiative of Sony DADC India and Creinse Limited Bangladesh, to facilitate Bangladeshi artists to enter the Indian market through a basket of distribution platforms such as leading Indian online and streaming platforms, Indian Telecom VAS Offerings, leading Indian e-commerce platforms and music retail stores. Physical albums will also be produced from the manufacturing plant of Sony DADC and released under Sony DADC brand for sale in leading Indian music chain stores and outlets. In addition, ArtistSpread will also create opportunities for music collaboration projects with Indian and global artists.
The album will be available through multi platforms across the world which includes iTunes, Spotify, Deezer, XBOX, Napster, eMusic, TIDAL, Google Music, Gaana, Saavn etc. for online streaming & Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Tata Docomo, Aircel, MTS, Tata Indiacom, BSNL Indian telecom platforms. The CD can be bought at Amazon, Flipkart, Infibeam, Ebay, Snapdeal e-commerce platforms or in stores across outlets in key cities of India, like StarMark & M3.
Shafin Ahmed, lead vocalist, Miles commented, “Under ArtistSpread, we are bringing out a number of exciting projects and ‘Proborton’ is the first of many new exciting projects to follow. We are confident that ‘Proborton’ will engage the fans across India and the world.”
Rajat Kakar, MD Sony DADC said, “We hope to take their music to existing and new fans using our extensive distribution network with a simultaneous release across all platforms. We have an able partner in Creinse and together we shall unleash the discovery and appreciation of Bangladeshi Music, Artistes and Bands to aficionados across the Globe!”
Rabeth Khan, Managing Director, Creinse Limited, said, “I feel that, through ArtistSpread platform listeners in India and around the world will not only hear the best of the music talents from Bangladesh but this will also create endless opportunities to do cross border collaboration projects.”
Formed in 1979, the band lineup includes Hamin Ahmed (vocal and guitar), Shafin Ahmed (vocal and bass), Manam Ahmed (keyboards and vocal), Syed Ziaur Rahman Turjo (drums and percussion) and Iqbal Asif Jewel (guitar and vocal).