The culture of the northeast is so richly infused with beauty, that you sometimes marvel at the gems the seven sisters have to offer. More or less, the music coming out of those states also has a reflection of this culture and at the fore are Assamese songs.
Assam has been, repeatedly, producing talented singers and musicians. These songs have a unique purity and are made from the heart. Given below, we list 5 Assamese songs of the recent past that will make you fall in love with this place.
Composed by Angaraag Papon Mahanta
One of the most popular artist to come out of Assam, Papon croons a soulful number in the form of Bonoriya. The song dates back to more than 10 years when Papon had not gained that much fame. The release of this song skyrocketed his popularity. This song is one of the most popular songs to come out of Assam, to date.
Composed by Nilotpal Bora
The song featured in Bora’s album Pancham. Through this song, the singer pays his tributes to the Vaishnavite culture of Assam. Majuli is a river island in the Brahmaputra and is famous for monasteries called ‘Satras’ which preserve the Vaishnavite culture of Assam through various cultural activities.
Composed by Joi Barua ft. George Brooks
The extremely well-composed songs feature American saxophonist, George Brooks in collaboration with Joi Barua. Together, they have paid a tribute to the legend Bishnu Prasad Rabha, an Assamese artist, who contributed immensely to various art forms throughout his life.
- Pagol Uxaah
Composed by Joi Barua
The song beautifully highlights the inner struggle between passion and scope. This composition was the background score of Assamese movie ‘Marksheet’. The movie revolves around the struggle between a child and parent and the background score supported the tone of the movie quite brilliantly.
- Siring Koi
Composed by Rupam Bhuyan and Pompy Gogoi
This song stands for all things that are aesthetically beautiful. The song has been composed and visualized in an amazing sense. The song originally belonged to the album ‘Bisari Aant’. After listening to this song once, you are sure to play the replay button.