World Cup Fever in the Air, Pakistani Musicians not behind !


World cup the biggest entertainment that could ever happen for cricket frenzy countries. The event grabs the attention of millions of people all around the world. All the teams, all the star players are making for the best and most exciting Cricket World Cup in history. We only have to wait a few more days to watch with major interest to see who will win the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and top the world!!

The excitement is not only restricted to cricketers. The spectators enthusiasm is unmatchable. They cheer and cheer so much that the teams try their level best to keep their fans happiness entact. And with that why should our musicians stay behind in raising their favourite teams spirits. And they are doing it by releasing what we call national songs. These national songs empower nation’s enthusiasm and represents national identity, unity and culture of the country.

In Pakistan, songs like “Jazba Junoon” by “Junoon” (1996), “Hai Koi Hum Jaisa” by “Strings” (2003), “Hum Hain Pakistani” by Junaid Jamshed were released for World Cup and are still famous.

World CUp Song by Asian Singers - Kamran Ahmed

For this year’s cup many Upcoming bands have come up with national songs to try their luck. “Cricket We Love You” by “2D”, “Aisi Ki Taisi” by “Siege Band”, “We Will Rock The World” by “Raga Boyz” are constantly searched on internet and added their little bit to the sporting spirits of the nation. Also Lets not forget ‘Play for the game’ World Cup Anthem sung by various Asian Singers


Pakistan’s legend “Ali Azmat” too came up with “Josh-e-Junoon” which instantly became a hit and Ali Zafar has come up with two songs “Sach Jazba” for Mobilink Jazz and “Yeh Duniya Hai Dilwalo ki” for Pepsi. Not only this it is speculated that “Jal The Band” too is coming up with their song  “Uraan” which is dedicated to team Pakistan.This song is sponsored by LG. The band is currently touring India and have performed this song in a concert. The video has been shot in Karachi, as reported by Aisha Ali.

So with so many exciting songs and of course the most exciting tournament in the world of cricket we ought to buck up our spirits and say cheers to our team !!

Inputs:  Aisha Ali (Apniisp)

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