Written by Anand Gurram, the people fashion rendition consists and sung by Shamanth Nag
A new Telugu song Ye angadi poyedi, ye retu ku ammedi helps farmers agitating against the new Farm Bill 2020. The people rendition has phrases penned by Anand Gurram and consists and sung by Shamanth Nag.
“The song’s significant part is its remarkable and hard-hitting lyrics depicting reality; I give credit to Anand for such powerful words,” says Shamanth. With compelling traces Yeddu gudda podisi nenu, yevasam edho chesthunte, gittu baatu nattivirigi, yaparam cheyamante, ye angadi poyedi, ye retuku ammedi (I’m cultivating my land by kicking the again of my oxen, but when I’m compelled to do enterprise by not giving even the manufacturing value, how can I survive? Where can I am going and promote my produce for what charges can I promote my produce), the video has pictures of farmers toiling in the fields.
This certified lawyer-turned-musician retains himself up to date with authorized information and the payments handed in Parliament. “Since I have studied law I could understand terms that regular people cannot see and felt a few points in the Farm Bill were not in favour of farmers,” he factors out including SK Srinivas of ChowRaasta band (Shamanth’s brother Yashwanth Nag is a drummer in the ChowRaasta band) approached him with a song.
Calling it a ‘call and response’ composition, Shamanth explains, “This is a folk compositional structure where a person sings the first line and others respond to it in a chorus.” Instead of utilizing solely dappu — a standard accompanying instrument utilized by people performers — Shamanth blended fashionable devices and included sounds from drums and taiko, a Japanese percussion instrument too.
Although the song’s composition took solely 4 days, the crew couldn’t finalise a singer whose voice suited the people fashion rendition. Shamanth was not eager however those that heard him sing, felt his rustic voice suited the greatest.
In his 14 years with the music trade, he has composed for Tamil films together with Revelations, Andhadhi and Sethum Ayiram Pon and Unardhal (labored in the music division) and Nirvana Inn (Hindi). In Telugu, he was a sound engineer for C/o Kancharapalem and Spyder. His new launch as a composer is yet-to-be-released youngsters’s movie Selfie Mummy Google Daddy (Kannada).
(Ye Angadi Poyedi might be seen on Tippri Originals’ YouTube Channel)