Setu – An Album Bridging Bengali-Assamese Melody

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L-R- Setu-Samar Dutta Of Sony Dadc, Madhusmita Nachiketa Chakraborty
L-R- Setu-Samar Dutta Of Sony Dadc, Madhusmita Nachiketa Chakraborty

Kolkata|

Madhusmita Bhattacharyya & Nachiketa Chakraborty has release out a Bengali studio album, Setu (Sony DADC) recently.

Both singers, Nachiketa Chakraborty and Madhusmita Bhattacharya along with Rajat Kakar, MD Sony DADC were present at the do.

Just like its name, ‘Setu’, suggested by Nachiketa, is a melody bridge between him – a Bengali and her – an Assamese. Out of 8 songs in total, this – first bilingual album from the region, consists of 5 Bengali songs composed by Nachiketa  while rest three – all Assamese songs – are by Jateen Sarmah, Mumbai- settled Assamese  sound engineer and music director and by Palash Gogoi. Save lyrics of one song penned by Hiren Gohain, all are penned by Rajdeep.

We hope to take this music to existing and new fans using our extensive distribution network with a simultaneous release across all platforms.”

Nachiketa Chakraborty, singer-songwriter and composer whose forte is Urban folk achieved fame in the early 1990s, with the release of his debut album EiBeshBhaloAchhi..

Madhusmita trained in Indian classical and traditional music with Visharad degree in music from Vatkhandegharana to her name – vocalist  in Radio, television,  solo music albums and playback singing for films in Assam – contributed in reviving ‘Bongeet’ after 34 years- once bloodline-genre of Assamese music,  researching and resourcing the same for about a year, resulting in the forms of albums “ Horinir Sakute” , “ Bon Luit Konwai”, “ MouTukarirmaat”.

Album Listing:

SONG NO TRACK NAME ARTIST
1 INA MINA DIKA NACHIKETA CHAKRABORTY , MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
2 LAHE LAHE MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
3 SARADIN  POR NACHIKETA CHAKRABORTY
4 DILA UPASAI MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
5 RAAT BHOR (DUET) NACHIKETA CHAKRABORTY , MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
6 JODI ROWA MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
7 NAMLO SANDHYA MADHUSMITA BHATTACHARYYA
8 RAAT BHAR NACHIKETA CHAKRABORTY