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Do We Need Cover Songs? Vidyasagar With An Opens Up

Composer and Music director Vidyasagar talks about his view toward the production of cover songa in Malayalam.
by Abdul Azeez | August 20, 2021 14:42 IST
Do We Need Cover Songs? Vidyasagar With An Opens Up

Vidyasagar is a unique composer who has given a handful of sweet songs to Malayalam cinema that the Malayalam audience cherishes forever. He is currently commenting on his view on the production of cover songs in Malayalam.

 
He has the whether one should make cover songs. He said that the songs that have already been done should not be changed in any way. He added that all the songs that singers choose for the cover song are the most favorite among the Malayalam audience.
 
But he does not completely deny the cover songs. Vidyasagar added that the cover singers send him on social media and he listens to one or two such cover songs when he has time.
 
Asked by the presenter if the cover songs were ruining the songs, he replied that they never did. He added that the cover songs only change the way the song's presented.
 
He added that the singer only changes the melody of the songs according to his wishes. He said that the songs taken for the cover song are always liked by the Malayalam audience and that is why those songs have a cover version.
 
Vidyasagar entered the world of Malayalam music with the film Azhakiya Raavanan. Vidyasagar, popularly known as Melody King, won the National Award for Best Music Director in 2005.


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