By Hindustan Times
If Shaitan’s (2011) music made news for the eclectic mix of indie artistes and bands, director Bejoy Nambiar’s second film goes a step further. David’s soundtrack begins with a song called Ghum gaye. The dark, contemplative number has been sung by indie-singer-songwriter Siddharth Basrur. Although it seems fitting as the theme song for the action-thriller, at some points, the music seems to overpower the mellow vocals. The soundtrack switches gear with the next song, Mast kalandar. The popular folk song comes in an endearing reggae version, and since it also features traditional percussion, the rearrangement doesn’t take away from the rustic appeal of the original tune. There is also a guitar-heavy remixed version.
‘Tore matware naine’ instantly enchants. The song, originally composed by classical/folk-fusion duo Maati Baani, was released in June last year. The