FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: Laal and Asian Dub Foundation live The Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre 2016
Laal and Asian Dub Foundation live and in collaboration at The Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre.
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/may/29/laal-asian-dub-foundation-review – Laal/Asian Dub Foundation review – an exuberant attack on intolerance 4 / 5 stars – Alchemy festival, Royal Festival Hall, London The Pakistani band Laal mixed upbeat melodies with political courage as they sang out against the Taliban, joined by an energised Asian Dub Foundation line up
https://blog.southbankcentre.co.uk/2016/05/26/the-impact-of-laals-inspiring-music/ – ‘You have got to get Laal over here. Meet up with them and work it out.’
Thanks to all at ADF, Pandit G, Louis Beckett, Rachel Harris and Jude kelly at the Southbank Centre, the Alchemy Festival and Samosa media for making this happen.
Track list and running order
Main nay us say yeh kaha – based on the poem by Habib Jalib –
Umeed E Sahar – Hope of New Dawn – Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Apni Karni Kar Guzro – Do what you must – Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Fareeda – Ghulam Fareed
Dehshatgardi Murdabad – Death to terrorism
Utho meri duniya ( awake my people) by Allama Iqbal.
Sadaa / Lal Meri Pat
Laal and Asian Dub Foundation (ADF) performing together
You Give Me Hope Malala – inspired by Eddie Grant’s ‘You give me hope Joanna’
Dam Mast Qalandar Mast Mast – Tribute to Nusrat Fateh Ali khan