Coke Studio Season 12 Line-Up - Rohail Hyatt to save CokeStudio

Coke Studio Season 12 Line-Up – Rohail Hyatt To Save CokeStudio

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After a lot of criticism, and failed remix and cover of old songs over the past few seasons of Coke Studio, finally Rohail Hyatt is back for Coke Studio Season 12.

Fans around the world have shown exhilaration and happiness for the return of Vital signs member who has given some best of the seasons to this world through Coke Studio. Rohail Hyatt is returning as the producer and curator of Coke Studio Season 12. Season 12 is scheduled to air in October which will include legendary singers like Atif Aslam, Abrar-ul-Haq and others.

According to sources, Hyatt confirmed that Atif Aslam will play a huge role in the revival of Coke Studio this year. Atif also confirmed it saying:

“Yes, I am an integral part of the show, and there are a number of compositions that I have worked on. There will be collaboration and the genres will vary from Zikr to Khayal Gayeki to a more hip melody.”

Were the songs selected for him by Rohail?

“I actually came up with a selection of songs and then, the CS organisers tried to arrange copyrights for them. I then worked with the entire team, including Rohail, on the songs for which we managed to get the rights.”

According to the sources

“Rohail is planning to present a mix of old artistes and new,”

Here’s the artists’ line-up for Coke Studio Season 12 we recieved;

  • Atif Aslam
  • Hadiqa Kayani
  • Sanam Marvi
  • Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad
  • Umair Jaswal
  • Shahab Hussain
  • Barkat Fakeer and company
  • Shamali Afghan
  • Aima Baig
  • Quratulain Baloch
  • Abrarul Haq
  • Omran Shafique
  • Taj Mohammad Buledi
  • Har Sakhiyan
  • Sadiq Sameer
  • Ali Sethi
  • Rachel Viccaji
  • Chakar Baloch
  • Zoe Viccaji
  • Nimra Rafique

Rohail Hyatt is is still considering the pop potentials like Zoe Viccaji, Aima Baig and Racheal Vicajji.

Their house band line-up includes:

  • Sarmad Ghafoor – guitars
  • Zain Ali – guitars
  • Kamran Mannu Zafar – bass
  • Uncle Jay – violin
  • Kami Paul – drums
  • World percussions: Abdul Aziz, Veeru Shaan and Hassaan Moheyeddin (Moyo)
  • Eastern percussions: Babar Khanna
  • Multiple instruments: Tanveer Tafu and Aamir Azhar
  • Backing vocalists: Shahab Hussain, Nimra Rafique, Rachel Viccaji and Meher Qadir
Rohail Hyatt had parted ways from Coke Studio in early 2014, after delivering 6 successful seasons. People missed his presence when they saw huge decline in the quality of songs. Lets see if season 12 can bring back the old Coke Studio.

 

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