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Spondan to release debut album after 46 years

  • Published at 08:51 pm June 6th, 2018
  • Last updated at 08:53 pm June 6th, 2018
Members of the band Spondan Courtesy

Spondan is launching their debut album “Spondan,” which will feature some of the band’s hits from the 70s, including “Ishkul Khuilache” and “Mon Tui Chinlina.” One of the original Spondan team members, Kazi Hablu, has played percussion in a few songs of the album. 

The band is considered an epic addition to the Bangladeshi rock and pop music scene, since some of the local musical legends like Nasir Ahmed Apu, Ferdous Junior, Aftab Kamal, Larry, Musa, Kamal, Happy Akhand, Kazi Hablu, Shahedul Huda, Ferdous Wahid, Late Firoz Shai, and Sheikh Kamal were involved in its journey spanning more than four decades. 

The band was formed on June 17, 1972, with a vision of enriching Bangla folk music. Within a very short time, it garnered a huge following of fans. Spondan is said to be the first musical group of Bangladesh to break away from our traditional music and creating a fusion bridge between western music and Bangla folk music. After a long hiatus, Spondan has started its journey again with the sons of Firoz Shai and Kazi Hablu.

The full G-series album is available on the GP Music app and its web platform. The videos of “Ishkul Khuilache” and “Shunaiya Nai” from the album will be available on the GP Music Facebook page. 

The album is mastered by Woody Pornpitaksuk, the chief mastering engineer of Westside Mastering Studios. Woody was recognized at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards for his work on the historical album “Louis Armstrong – The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings.”

Current members of the band are Rezwan Firoz Neaz, Raihan Firoz Nazim, Kazi Anan, Redwan Firoz Naim, and Kazi Shishir.