Konal covers Tapan Chowdhury’s song

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Jun 12,2019


Somnur Monir Konal

Singer Somnur Monir Konal has released cover of Tapan Chowdhury’s song Mone Koro.

The song, which was first released in Tapan’s self-titled debut album in 1985, had been penned by Khoshnur and tuned by late renowned singer, composer and guitarist Ayub Bachchu.

Konal released the music video of the cover of Mone Koro on June 6 on her official YouTube channel. Jahid Nirob has done musical arrangement.

‘Mone Koro is a pure romantic song. I grew up listening to it. I am very happy to release a cover of the song. I hope the younger generation will find the song entertaining,’ Konal, the winner of the 2009 ‘Channel-i Shera Kontho’, told New Age.

Besides, Konal recorded a duet playback song titled ‘Agun Lagailo’ with Lincon for Shakib Khan starrer film Password, which was released at record 175 cinemas across the country during Eid-ul-Fitr.

The song, released on YouTube on June 3, has been viewed more than 2.2 million times.

‘The song has received huge response from music lovers from across the country. Many have congratulated me for the song. I would like to thank all for their support,’ said Konal.

When asked about whether she has plans about releasing physical albums, the singer replied, ‘These days the younger generation are more into listening songs on YouTube and other online platforms. Therefore, I have no plans of releasing physical albums right now. I will continue to release songs on YouTube.’ Konal has been performing in Eid special music shows being aired on different TV channels. She will perform on Banglavision tonight.

‘Desh TV aired my live performance on June 9. Besides, Banglavision will telecast my live music show tonight at 11:30pm,’ said Konal.

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