maudlin music

Nostalgia can act as of 'fundamental anchor', when listening to old music. Especially if it's connected to one's childhood or within a retrospective context - and there are a hundred if not thousand songs to fit this span. 
This song, from the mid-1960s, sung by Lata Mangeshkar and composed by Salil Choudhary was originally recorded in Bengali and later reworked in Hindi, for Bollywood. Re-listening to this song after 15 plus years - The song turns into a medium in itself. A passage into the lost world of sublime melodies, maudlin lyrics and a deep yearning of the unfulfilled ; As the chorus goes " No, Dont Go ! witness this beautiful weather - even the night bird is saying so ... "



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