Monday 30 November 2020

S.D. Burman: Tyaag (1974)


'Tyaag' [review] is a charming Sachin Dev Burman score made at the tail end of his career. A playful cabaret track is what initially caught my attention, as is often the case. 'Abhi Tujhe Pyas Hai' is a zesty and flirtatious little number, perhaps not as elaborate as what his son was producing at the time, but great fun. The album has more going for it though, especially its trio of lovely ballads: The beautiful 'Kore Kagaz Pe Likhwale', the sweetly sedate 'Ham Tum Tum Ham', and the haunting, trippy sounding 'Man Pukare' – possibly the soundtrack's highlight.

The record is dated 1974, however the film wasn't released until 1977, possibly making it the last one ever to feature new SD Burman music. He passed away in 1975.

Track listing:
1. Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar: Man Pukare
2. Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar: Kore Kagaz Pe Likhwale
3. Asha Bhosle: Abhi Tujhe Pyas Hai
4. Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar: Ham Tum Tum Ham
5. Kishore Kumar & Sushma Shresta: Ik Raja Ka Ik Beta Tha

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  1. Thank you and welcome back after a long absence, pc!

  2. Rare and underrated score by SDB. I always found it melodious to the core . at par with his better works

  3. After a long time great album of a.d
    burman.. thanks A Lot PC

  4. Tyaag was years in the making. I suspect that the producer(s) ran out of funds, so it sat around waiting to be released. The film itself doesn't have glaring continuity errors as was common of 70s mid to low banner films, and it has a sensitive storyline. Both the leads were in their prime during the making of it, and it shows.

    The songs are okay, and i have them on cassette and possibly CD ( haven't checked my archives in a while) on the Universal India label; that's usually a guarantee of high definition audio quality. Especially compared to the HMV/ Saregama 'lucky dip' of song lengths and sonic fidelity.

  5. Thanks for sharing this rare record, from one of Rajesh Khanna's lesser known films, but scored by the legendary SD Burman.

  6. Been listening ur vinyls from the begining, i must say they are so consistent in sound quality which is hard to find. Thank you for all the great albums so far..............

  7. Thank you PC for sharing this rare OST. This LP is rarely seen. Songs are so soothing and folk based, a typical S. D. Burman music

  8. Welcome back pc after a long gap and thank you so much for this lovely album


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