Walter Dantis, a well-known Konkani writer and poet, is coming up with his maiden Konkani album – Jinye Rang (colours of life). The songs in this unique music CD have been chosen from his popular poetry book “Nidon Podllo Gaanv” (The sleeping village).
Walter, who has written lyrics for popular Konkani hits like “Vengenth Dharum”, “Kirak Mog Peracho” etc. is known for his romantic and humorous poetry and songs.
He has teamed up with a young and talented music director, composer Loy Valentine Saldanha, who has been trained at AR Rehman Studios and has composed music for several short films, TV serials and music albums.
Loy has won awards for his music for the Hindi short film “Ek Gathi” and has been appreciated for his promotional song for hit Kannada film “Tagaru-2” etc.
Speaking about the album, Walter said, “The songs in this album represent the different stages and moods of life. Childhood, youth, the everyday events of a small town… romance, separation etc. The 10 songs paint life’s picture with 10 different shades!!”
The album contains voices of some of the best-known singers in the Konkani music industry and some young talents. Nihal Tauro, Robin Sequiera, Ashwin D’Costa, Velita Lobo, Laveena Dantis, Munita Veigas, Akshada, Melwyn Antony D’Souza, Sachin Saldanha, Loy Saldanha and new young talent, Ashna D’Silva.
The eagerly awaited music album is expected to release on November.