Nitin Sawhney ‎– Human

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The River 4:21
Eastern Eyes 4:50
Say Hello 5:45
Falling Angels 3:53
Falling 4:49
Heer 4:52
Fragile Wind 4:16
Promise 4:17
Chetan Jeevan (Conscious Life) 3:11
Rainfall 3:45
Waiting (O Mistress Mine) 4:16
Raag 6:18
The Boatman 2:08

Versions (5)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VVR1021852 Nitin Sawhney Human(CD, Album) V2 VVR1021852 UK 2003 Sell This Version
none Nitin Sawhney Human (Album Instrumental Version)(CDr, Promo) Zomba Music Publishing none UK 2003 Sell This Version
VVR1021851 Nitin Sawhney Human(2xLP, Album) V2 VVR1021851 UK 2003 Sell This Version
V2CP 157 Nitin Sawhney Human(CD, Album) V2 V2CP 157 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
VVR1021852P Nitin Sawhney Human(CD, Album, Promo, Car) V2 VVR1021852P UK 2003 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

August 18, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
referencing Human, CD, Album, VVR1021852

Nitin Sawhney takes his Indian-fusion one step further with HUMAN, infusion copious amounts of British pop-soul with the Eastern vocals. And it's semi-successful, even if it does get a slightly self-indulgent at times ("Eastern Eyes," "Falling," “Rainfall” -- what’s up with all the tracks with “fall” in the title?). But there are also moments of sublime beauty, like on "Say Hello." The more "authentic" Indo-electric compositions like "Heer" work better, in my opinion, than the other hybrids… the Indo-blues of “The River,” for instance. Compare that to the blues-inflections on “Chetan Jeevan.” Still, you can't blame Sawhney for trying... after all, he's only human.