Music Review: Ram-Leela

Ram-Leela Poster

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next, a modern day romance set in Gujarat based on William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Ram-Leela, is releasing next month, and the soundtrack for the film was released this week. For a second time, Bhansali has composed the songs for his own film (or third, if you consider the one song he did ¬†for Saawariya), and the lyrics are by Siddharth-Garima. The album has 10 songs, thankfully no remixes, and no versions of songs either, though that’s not something Bhansali usually has in his films anyway.

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On the NPR website, you can stream the whole of The Great Gatsby soundtrack, ahead of its release next week.

Link: The Great Gatsby Soundtrack at NPR

A number of songs have already been made available in their entirety, but you can listen to Beyonce and Andree 3000’s cover of Back To Black, which is pretty good, and Jay Z’s $100 Bill, which features dialogues from the film throughout the song.

Check it out. Will do a review properly when I get the chance (and not from streaming it).

The soundtrack is out in the US May 7th, and UK 13th. Film is out 10th and 16th respectively.