Is it just me or are Indian musical intruments getting really mainstream ?
I happened to catch up on my “mainstream” listening this week .. so I picked 3 albums and all three of them had *traditional* indian instruments in them..
- Sitar , Yes – Viva La Vida , Coldplay ( http://www.imeem.com/dazhini/music/3IS9giaS/coldplay_yes_chinese_sleep_chant/
- Tabla , Citizen of the Planet – Flavors of entanglement Alanis Morissette
- Tabla Again , Pity And Fear – Narrow Stairs , Death Cab For Cutie ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyyaSbSC61MAhh..Now I get what they meant when they said this is their *Experimental* Album
- Sitar , Loser – Mellow Gold , Beck ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJN3PGqDRNg )
Or .. I guess it was just a coincidence that the three ablums I picked up happened to have indian instruments in them ..
Either way its cool .. my brain subconsciously puts a seal of approval on a song which has even a minor smattering of sitar , tabla , flute or any other awesome instruments ..
Bonus : *Teen Mar* in British Accent ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZv-G7IISgs)
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