Topic started by Krishna (@ 5.new-york-05.ny.dial-access.att.net) on Thu Dec 31 15:41:10 EST 1998.
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In this thread, I will list what I consider to be great songs of IR in 1998 (ranked in order of my preference). Contrary to what IR detractors would like you to believe, you'll see Raja has done great work in '98 being his usual self: brilliant, innovative, versatile and unmatched.
For my fellow IR fans, lets not be apologetic about IR..you'll see by the sheer number of great compositions he has given in '98...he is doing fine and great and provides great feast to ur ears..if you have missed any of the songs listen to and enjoy. Lets have fun and compare your rankings of these songs with mine.
For open minded listeners who like to find out how well IR has done in '98, please listen to hese songs and find for yourself the pleasure we have had in '98.
- From: Krishna (@ 178.middletown-08.va.dial-access.att.net)
on: Thu Dec 31 16:27:48 EST 1998
Here goes my list:
1. Alamaruthukilye - Annan - IR + sujatha
2. Edho Edho-Manam Virumbudhe unnai - HH + Sujatha
3. Na..Na.Diana - Kadhal kavidhai - HH
4. Meetadha Oru - Poonthottam - HH + Mahalaksmi
5. En Kanavinai - Desiya geetham - HH
6. Eh Konji Pesu - Kadhal Kavidhai - IR+ Sujatha
7. Ilavenir - MVU - HH
8. Iniya malargal - Poonthottam - IR
9. Ilaya Nilave - Poonuveetukaran - Srini/Bhave
10. Nandavanakuyile- Poonuveetukaran - IR
11. Thiruvonam - KavalipadatheSago-IR+Sujatha
12. KadhaPola - Veerathalattu -IR
13. Vanathu - Poonthottam -IR
14. Aaala Pirandha - Veerathalattu -IR+Chithra
15. Poongatre - KizhakumMerkum -Bhava
16. Desiya Geetham - Desiya Geetham -KJY
17. Dinam Vidindhad- Dharma -SPB
18. Iru Kangal - Dharma -SPB
19. Thakdhom - Kadhal Kavidhai -IlaArun
20. Vayasu pillai - Annan -IR+Chitra
21. Kathunkuyile - KizhakumMerkum -Sadhana
22. Naan Vakka - Desiya geetham -Sujatha
23. Mansa Killi - MVU -Srini/Swarn
24. Nanba Nanba - Desiya geetham -IR
25. VelliMani - Thalaimurai -IR/Sujatha
26. Alaimeedhu - Kadhal kavidhai -Bhava
27. Kanmanikku - Annan -IR
28. Sendhu Vazhum - Thodarum -IR
29. Oru Thulir - Thodarum -UK Bhava
30. Enna Petha - Thalaimurai -IR
31. Padikkatumma - Veerathalattu -S janaki
32. Un Pakkathil - Sendhhoram -IR Mala
33. Amman - Kannathal -IR
34. Chinna Manikku - Sendhhoram -IR
35. Vanathil adum - MVU -Chitra
36. Enga magranikku- Thalaimurai -Srinivas/IR
37. Siru Marudhani - Sendhooram -Chitra
38. Thathi Thathi - Thalaimurai -Sujatha
39. Thenpandi singa- Thenpandi Singam -IR
40. Arule - Kavalaipadathe S -Chitra
41. Pudhu Ponnu - KizhakumMerkum -SPB
42. Kumbabishekam - VeeraThalatu -SPB
43. Kadhal Meedhu - Kadhal Kavidhai -HH
44. Vayasupulla - KizhakumMerkkum -Sadhana
45. Poomalai - MVU -SPB
46. Oru nandavam - Kumbakonam Gopal -IR
47. Mansa thotta - Kadhal Kavidhai -HH
48. Shock Adikkum - Thodarum -HH+Gopika
49. Alamaram - Sendhooram -UK+Bhava
50. Manakkum - Dharma -SPB
51. Ladies Spl - Desiya Geetham -Sujatha
52. Naan Ippathan - Sendhooram -MVasu
53. Chinna chinna - Kavalaipadathe -Arummozhi
54. Kettukamma - Ponnuveetukaran -Mano
55. Kootukuyil - MVU -HH
56. Butterfly - Kumbakonam Gopal -UK Swarna
57. Super Pattu - Kumbakonam Gopal -UK
58. Dappanguthu - Thalaimurai -Mano Swarna
59. Adi Unnaikaname- Sendhooram -IR
60. Easwara Allah - KavalipadatheSag -IR+Mano
If you want to add Malayalam songs...
1. Manikutti - Kaliyoonjal - KJY
2. Saravendhu - Kaliyoonjal - KJY
3. Vamsa Vrindavana- Kaliyoojal - IR
4. Kalyana - Kaliyoojal - Bhava
Then you had Kangalin Varthaigal (remake of Nammora Mandhara Hoove)
1. Alli - Arunmozhi
2. Muthu- Mano harini
3. Sri raman -IR+Chitra
4. Indha - UK + Bhava
Thanks, Ilayaraaja for a great '98!
Happy New Year to You All!
(and for those in the northeast and midwest, get vaccinated with LYMErix)
- From: Raj (@ pdxss902.pdx.intel.com)
on: Thu Dec 31 19:11:14 EST 1998
Great job Krishna. A good summary of the 1998 songs by Ilayaraaja
- From: Neels (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Fri Jan 1 08:25:05 EST 1999
Krishna, thanks for the compilation.
Are these numbers listed in order of your preference?
- From: Krishna (@ 114.middletown-09.va.dial-access.att.net)
on: Fri Jan 1 11:42:58 EST 1999
Yes. These are listed in order of my preference.
- From: Ravi on vacation (@ m47.chn.vsnl.net.in)
on: Sat Jan 2 06:08:21 EST 1999
Rather talking about IR in isolation, these should be discussed in the best of 1998 thread. IMO.
- From: kitty (@ giasmdb.vsnl.net.in)
on: Mon Jan 4 09:13:53 EST 1999
I have'nt heard 'Alamarathukilli', but I can't see how
Diana and Edho can come above MOV(meetatha oru veenai).
Diana is very soulfull, but the 2nd interlude is
bland. same with Edho, the feel of the song is not
maintained throughout. The basic point is that if
you hear MOV closely, you will see that it is flawless. I don't
mean that the others have flaws. NO piece of music
in MOV has been simply added.. apart from being complicated song it has been very very carefully composed. With due respect to your liking your list is awesome... I never got to hear all of them. Good work !
- From: rs (@ epimetheus.uk.ibm.com)
on: Wed Jan 6 04:39:29 EST 1999
Sridhar: Are 'Raman Abdhullah' songs not by IR
The songs are really great!!
- From: Shankar (@ webgate0.mot.com)
on: Wed Jan 6 09:38:04 EST 1999
RA was indeed by IR. but it was a 1997 movie. ;-))
- From: ashwani (@ )
on: Thu Nov 11 07:40:21 EST 1999
sub: this is in reference to a show being organised in Allahabad and thy performance there to.
please respond at the earliest.
- From: vicky (@ )
on: Thu Sep 4 01:25:10 EDT 2003
nalla paatu ..
yenakku pudichurukku ilayaraja paadal
can give more information on ilayaraja songs that have been sing by himself.. that will be a great help.
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