Fireworks

Coshish - 'Firdous' http://www.rocktopia.co.uk/media/reviews/photos/thumbnail/200x200s/89/5e/56/Coshish-Firdous1-91-1394986727.jpg Hot

Added by James Gaden     March 16, 2014    
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
3338   0   1   0   0   0

Artist

Artist

Title

Title

Label

A must have album for anyone who calls themselves a fan of Prog Rock.

‘Firdous’ is one of the names used in the Quran to describe the ‘Highest Paradise’. It is also the name chosen by Mumbai based Prog Rock band Coshish for their debut concept album, and I have to say that this release has just blown me away. The band of Hamza Kazi, Anish Nair, Mangesh Ghandi and Shrikant Sreenivasan have made an album of such beautiful music, sung in their native language of Hindi (which didn’t pose a problem at all for me) that as soon as this amazing album came to an end and stopped turning in the player, it always made me want to hit the play button again straight away so I could relish in its splendour once more. The album tells the tale of a man on a journey to find Nirvana, the music which helps this story along reminded me of Anathema, a lighter Opeth (without the growls), Subsignal and Muse. Though I have to admit that those comparisons should just be used as reference points because what Coshish have recorded on ‘Firdous’ is one of the most enthralling and captivating pieces of music that I have personally ever heard.

Fireworks - The Ultimate Magazine For Melodic Rock Music

This website uses cookies to help us give you the best experience when you visit. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Statement.

I accept cookies from this site


Obviously because of the language barrier, I cannot tell you what is being said on ‘Firdous’ but that really, really does not matter! That’s because as you listen to ‘Firdous’, ‘Raastey’, ‘Coshish’, ‘Behti Boondein’, ‘Who Kho Gaye’, ‘Hum Hai Yahin’, ‘Maya’, ‘Rehne Do’, ‘Bhula Do Unhey’ and ‘Mukti’...the music does all the talking that is needed. It is blissful and exciting, dark and light and as it plays it always makes you want to keep listening right up until the final note has faded away.

Many will not want to hear this album because of the fact that it is sung in a different language. I’m afraid that will be their loss because the care that the band have put into everything that encompasses ‘Firdous’ can’t be sneered at, just one look at the packaging for example will prove this to you. The songs, musicianship, production values and everything else are so good, that a different language really shouldn’t come into it. Simply stated ‘Firdous’ is a must have album for anyone who calls themselves a fan of Prog Rock.

Ian Johnson

Share this on the web.

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.

 


Comments (0)add comment

Write comment

security image
Write the displayed characters


busy

Member Login



Calendar

<<  October 2018  >>
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
  1  2  3  4  5  6  7
  8  91011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    

Search Here

Shout Here

Latest Message: 1 week, 3 days ago
  • Rocktopia Te : Interviews with Lordi, Dee Snider, W.A.S.P., Myles Kennedy and many more. Check out the Fireworks & Rocktopia interview sections!
  • Berny : We are proud to premiere the new lyric video by MASS! Check out the news section.
  • Berny : Hi biggywiggymusic: Sorted out, apologies for the delay.
  • biggywiggymu : Hi I just ordered download of 84 - took my PayPal and then it said I didn't pay. Have the transaction number. Can someone help?
  • Rocktopia Te : Fireworks #84 is out now!!
  • amcc1888 : Thanks Berny
  • Berny : @amcc1888: Please check your mail. Many thanks, B.
  • amcc1888 : Hi There i have ordered Fireworks Issue 83 and paid by PayPal but you have charged me twice but the download has not appeared in my account...also sent you a web contact message..anyone there to help me thanks Tony
  • Berny : We proudly present the new lyric video by AMERICAN TEARS, pls. check out our newsfeed!
  • Rocktopia Te : There are now 500 live reviews on Rocktopia! Check out the latest ones, incl. Iron Maiden, Steven Tyler and Steelhouse Festival 2018!
  • Berny : @Transmet1972: Purchases were added to your account. Sorry for the troubles, not sure why you are still having issues with the DL store. Pls. check your mail. Many thanks & best wishes, B.
  • Transmet1972 : Sent another email re new purchase. Same download issue. Thanks.
  • Berny : @Transmet1972: Support received your message, I already sent a reply.
  • Transmet1972 : Site wont allow me to send ticket to support.
  • Transmet1972 : I cant access the files for 2 downloadable mags i purchased. Site wint
  • Graham : Hi guys i wonder if anyone knows what happend to Greg Parker who formed the band Ozz that released 2 Lps in 1980,
  • Berny : HEAVEN'S TRAIL premiere their new lyric video on Rocktopia. Check out the news section ... «link»
  • Rocktopia Te : @Berny did another lyric video for ROYAL HUNT. Pls. check out our news aection and watch the video on YouTube ... «link»
  • Hysteria : @ Rocktopia Team: GREAT SONG & VIDEO!!! Thanks for sharing!
  • Rocktopia Te : EXCLUSIVE Guild Of Ages music video premiere! Check out «link» ! Did you like the video? Please send us your comments!
  • Berny : Check out the new live reviews: http;//livereviews.rocktopia.co.uk
  • Berny : Download Fireworks #82 for FREE, incl. all 88 songs and the bonus magazine. Just go to "Free Downloads" in the TOP menu. : - >
  • Berny : Fireworks #83 is out NOW!
  • Rocktopia Te : Exclusive MOONSPELL UK video premiere on Rocktopia: Check out the latest news!
  • Berny : Check out the new video by Mass: 'When 2 Worlds Collide' ... «link»
  • Rocktopia Te : We prouldy present the new music video by American Tears! Check out our News Section ... «link»
  • Berny : Interviews with SLEEPING ROMANCE & VISIONS OF ATLANTIS ... «link» Enloy! :)
  • Rocktopia Te : There are now 6000 album reviews on Rocktopia!
  • Berny : Saxon, Gizmodrome, Skid Row, Night Ranger, Magnum, Joe Bonamassa & many more! Check out the latest LIVE reviews on Rocktopia! «link»
  • Rocktopia Te : Two news interviews in the Rocktopia Interviews Section: LITTLE CAESAR & GEISHAS IN VITRO. Enjoy! :) «link»

Only registered users are allowed to post

Follow Us

FacebookTwitterYoutubeGoogle

This website uses cookies to help us give you the best experience when you visit. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our Privacy Statement.

I accept cookies from this site