This compilation of late-20th-century tracks by India's most recorded singer provides an excellent introduction to the helium-voiced, orchestrally rampant delights of Indian film music.
By Lenny Kaye on 10.03.12 in Reviews
I can visualize her in the recording studio, barefoot in front of the microphone where she has stood so many thousands of times, singing songs that will emanate from the mouths of others. Her voice is a wavering trill, h...
By Richard Gehr on 12.01.04 in Spotlights
O mighty India, heir to the world's oldest classical tradition and most prolific film industry, thy musical treasures dazzle us. Subscribers may have noticed that eMusic's world music zone has recently exploded with seve...
By Chris Nickson on 03.29.02 in Reviews
Full confession: the recording quality here leaves a little to be desired — it sounds as if the monks were at the other end of a tunnel when they were singing, though that does add to the alien quality of the piece...
By Wondering Sound Staff on 12.11.14 in Features
Five music critics discuss the best, worst, and most significant moments in Latin music this year.