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Published on Sep 6, 2014
“A ‘Bombay’ song that could easily double up as a James Bond theme…Desai Hidier’s jazzy-pop tune is a worthwhile addition to the small cluster of non-Bollywood Bombay songs around.” --Mumbai Boss.
First music video from Tanuja Desai Hidier's 'booktrack' album BOMBAY SPLEEN (songs based on her novel BOMBAY BLUES). Directed by TIM CUNNINGHAM. Additional Bombay footage shot by Shanker Raman. Hair/makeup by Justine Wade. Song written by Tanuja & Marie Tueje. Produced by Dave Sharma. Featuring the legendary Jon Faddis on trumpet and Neel Murgai on sitar. Street sounds courtesy of a visit to the fish market in India while Tanuja was researching her novel BOMBAY BLUES.
an official selection of the South Asian Film Festival of Washington, DC; closing night (September 2018)
“The hypnosis cast by words and music is a vortex we might be tempted never to leave.” —Homegrown
“A laid-back feel, yet shakes your psyche…Push play and cherish the memories of the city.” —Polka Café playlist pick