Hollywood singer Zayn Malik pays a surprising tribute to Bollywood legend Mohammad Rafi in his latest single Tightrope. The track is from Zayn’s third album ‘Nobody Is Listening‘. Well, social media is indeed listening as fans love the ‘desi touch’ added in the hit single.
In a quintessential Zayn Malik fashion, the singer announces this as a surprise third album. Ironically titled ‘Nobody Is Listening’, this album has everyone talking after its release earlier this month.
The British-Pakistani singer went solo five years ago after a long and successful stint with popular boyband ‘One Direction’. Zayn is considered of the most popular, young artist in the world at present. His third album ‘Nobody Is Listening’ has various catchy singles as well as collaborations. The 11-track album brings the best out of Zayn’s vocal talents.
One of the best songs from the album is ‘Tightrope’, which has a soft track with surprise element no one anticipated. Zayn pays homage to his ‘desi’ roots as he includes some qawali-inspired melodies in the background. That’s not all! The 28-year-old celebrates the legendary Mohammad Rafi’s “Chaudhvi Ka Chand”. Check it out!
Fans praised the lines from ‘Tightrope’ as they appreciated Zayn for celebrating Rafi. This is not the first time that Zayn has tried to get in touch with his ‘desi’ side. In 2016, Zayn Malik’s album “Mind of Mine” featured an Urdu song called “Flower”. Go and check it out! Other than this, Zayn also released his own version of “Allah Duhai Hai”, a song from the Bollywood film Race.
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