It is Simbu's 33rd birthday today (February 3rd) and the team of Idhu Namma Aalu couldn't have chosen a better day to release the film's songs.
Composed by the actor's younger brother TRKuralarasan, the
album of Idhu Namma Aalucomprises five songs and all
five are surprisingly good, considering the fact that it
isKuralarasan's debut as a music director.
Of course, most of the songs do enkindle 'I've heard that
before' feel even as you enjoy its simplicity, but that's
understandable. After all, it's very easy to get influenced when it
comes to music.
At least, the young musician has made aconscious effort to
keep his debut album as breezy as possible with little electronic
While 'Kaathaga' sung by Simbu is peppy and melodious with
asubstantial use of guitar and semi-classical instruments,
'Oru Thalai Ragam' yet again sung by Simbu, is simple
In a bid to add variety,Kuralarasan has come up with a
party themed song in 'King Kong' and a folk based in 'Maaman
'King Kong' is sung by Shruti Haasan and the music director
himself. Being apeppy number, the song starts off on a right
note and then does not shy away from providing asoothing
relief. The mixture of genres here is right on the money.
'Maaman Waiting' on the other hand is an out and out folk
number. It's not a surprise thatKuralarasan has chosen his
father and Suchitra to sing this particular track.
'Kanne Un Kadhal' is yet another semi-classical number. The
song, sung by Yuvan Shankar Raja, ismellifluous.
Though the album ofIdhu Namma Aalu is not
something which is out of the ordinary, it however is
While it is easy for a young music director to get carried away
with today's technology and produce a artificial sounding album,
Kuralarasan has made use of his musical knowledge and is off to a