Listen To The Desi Music To Fight The COVID-19 Blues!
Amid a growing worldwide lockdown to combat the spread of deadly COVID-19, music lovers across cultures have given free rein to their hidden ‘talents’ to croon your way through these Corona times.
A quick #CoronaSong search on social media would give you everything from amateur to absurd music inspired by the infamous virus.
The majority of the music would make you think that the desi bathrooms singers anonymous club has decided that it is their moment to rise and shine.
From songs giving you tips on handwashing to calling Coronavirus the new normal, there is a whole lot of new singers telling you how to fight the viral blues
Despite calls for social distancing, some desi artists have thrown caution to the winds as they hold bhajan nights singing Corona songs.
A new video by popular Indian bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal defies all advisories about social distancing. Posted on YouTube, the song’s setting is something that is enough to send the Center for Disease Control into a tizzy.
Filmed amidst a crowd of dozens of men singing and swinging to the tortuous lyrics, Chanchal’s ‘Kithon Aaya Corona,’ merrily questions the arrival of Coronavirus.
The lyrics go something like this: while diseases like dengue, chikungunya and swine flu came and went, where did this Coronavirus come from?
While Pakistani artist Ali Zafar’s ‘Ko ko Corona’ has a hummable quality about it. Ali Zafar’s, ‘Ko Ko Corona, Hathon Ko Dhona (Wash your hands)' effectively delivers the message with some funny lyrics set to foot-tapping music
The song goes something like this: Zyada Fanney Khan Na Banna Meri Jaan, Bhai ne jo bola sun lo (Don’t try to be a hero my darling and listen to what your brother tells you).
So, if you have some spare time on your hands then do tune in and listen to how Corona is also inspiring artists!