News | Universal Music releases AR Rahman’s new album ‘Connections’

The Maestro’s personally handpicked favourites in a Collector's Edition Pack that also includes:
The 5.1 Surround Sound Experience of the video ‘Jiya Se Jiya’
The brand new ‘Rockstar Version’ video of ‘Jiya Se Jiya’
Collector's Edition Pack (DVD + CD) @ Rs. 245/- | CDs @ Rs. 125/-
Note : This is not the original album which released on Nokia Express Music mobile phone.Many tracks including kural and mann chand re are missing from tracklist of this album.

CD >
  1. JIYA SE JIYA - A.R.Rahman
  2. KHALBALI - A.R.Rahman, Aslam & Nacim (Rang De Basanti OST)
  3. MEHERBAAN  - A.R.Rahman (Ada OST)
  4. DIL SE RE - A.R.Rahman  (Dil Se OST)
  5. EK MOHABBAT - A.R.Rahman, Karthik & Naresh Iyer
  6. PRAY FOR ME BROTHER - A.R.Rahman feat. Blaaze
  7. BOMBAY THEME (Instrumental) (Bombay OST)
  8. PRAY FOR ME BROTHER (Instrumental)
  9. JIYA SE JIYA (Club Mix) - A.R.Rahman/ Remixed by DJ A-Myth 
  1. JIYA SE JIYA  Also includes ‘The 5.1 surround sound experience’
  2. JIYA SE JIYA ‘The Rockstar Version’
  3. PRAY FOR ME BROTHER Original Unedited Full Length Video Film
One ballistic album from the charismatic composer who has made India proud in all aspects! After conquering the Grammys and Oscars, A R Rahman is here with a line-up of memorable numbers which exude a personal touch from the Maestro himself. Connections takes you through some magnificent symphonies composed, sung & handpicked by A. R. Rahman.
“Connections is a very special compilation of songs done at various stages of my life. They all mean a lot to me and I hope the album will be enjoyed by all” says Rahman. An exceptional album in many counts! It’s got the Maestro’s personal favourites like Khalballi (Rang De Basanti), Dil Se Re (Dil Se) & Meherbaan (Ada) and also includes the never before released track on CD 'Jiya Se Jiya'. Connections also has Rahman’s first English-language release “Pray for me Brother” and his immensely popular and cult classic “Bombay Theme”. In true sense it reflects the Maestro's "journey through anthems" and a must-have for every Rahmaniac and the ones who are about to be!
Released exclusively on Universal Music, Connections is also available in a Collector's Edition Pack that features the ‘Rockstar Version’ video of “Jiya Se Jiya”. For the first time ever Rahman appears in a zingy new avatar grooving alongside ace-percussionist Sivamani.
Highlights of the album >
Jiya Se Jiya – A thundering track that features A. R. Rahman on vocals with ace percussionist Sivamani & the exotic Drum Café (Mustafa Kutoane & Mpho Masinga). This track binds you to one emotion – love for your fellow humans. The video showcases exactly these sentiments. Play it on your 5.1 Surround to get a feel of the intensity!
Pray For Me Brother – Sung and composed by Rahman in aid of the United Nations Eradication of Poverty by 2015 Program. A touching video and a moving ‘Instrumental’ version add further dimension to this number.
Ek Mohabbat ‘Vote for Taj’ – A R Rahman dedicates a song to the TAJ MAHAL – a celebration of eternal love and beauty that it represents. This song was a part of the ‘Vote For Taj’ campaign.
Meherbaan, Dil Se, Khalballi, Bombay Theme – Anthems all of them, and immensely popular across the world; they are also Rahman’s favourite picks.
Definitely a very personal album with a special ‘note of thanks’ by Rahman in the inlay that provides a veritable meaning to this collector’s item.