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01
Kamal Hassan Vikram (1986)
04 :21
02 04 :28
03
Instrumental Music (1989) Instrumental Music (1989)
02 :24
04
Anuradha Baby (1988)
03 :26
05
Vani Jairam, M. Vasudevan & G. Amaran Pala Rathiri (1986)
04 :20
06
S.P. Balasubrahmaniam & S.Janaki Chittu Kuruvi (1985)
04 :26
07
Yesudas & Vani Jairam Disco King (1986)
03 :56
08
Malaysia Vasudevan & S. P. Sailaja Pattu Engey (1987)
04 :27
09
Francis Lazarus One Two (1986)
01 :38
10 04 :36
11
Malaysia Vasudevan & Chithra Pavala Malligai (1986)
04 :34
12 04 :32
13
Love Theme On Computer (1986) Love Theme On Computer (1986)
02 :33
14
S.P. Balasubrahmaniam I Want To Tell You Something (1987)
04 :26
15
S.P. Balasubrahmanyam & Lata Mangeshkar Valaiyosai (1988)
04 :36
16
S.P. Balasubrahmanyam & Chitra Vaa Veliye (1987)
06 :10
ARTIST
TITLE
Fire Star: Synth-Pop And Electro-Funk From Tamil Films
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
BC 003CD BC 003CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
5/15/2012

...1985-1989. Indian film music invariably manages to take you by surprise, time and time again. Hard electro-funk and sweet synth-pop are not genres you would expect from India. Yet, in the late '80s, electronic beats and synths were eagerly embraced by the film industry of South India along with kung fu fights, aerobics, sunglasses and jogging outfits. The rich and funky Tamil grooves of the early '80s transformed into stripped electronic synthesizer music. Composer Ilaiyaraaja aka "The Maestro" used minimal beats and synthetic arrangements to create an addictive and captivating electro synth-pop sound. His experimental mind, unfailing pop instinct and advanced harmonics make the songs a feast for the ears that will grow with every listen. CD includes a 30-page booklet with info on the featured films. Total Play Time: 65 mins.