Ithazhil Kathai Ezhudum (Tamil) with Srividya Kasturi

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Song Name: Ithazhil Kathai Ezhudum Neeram
Movie Name: Unnal Mudiyum Thambi (Tamil)
Music Director: Illayaraja
Lyricist : Muthulingam Pulamaipithan
Singer : SPB and K S Chitra

This is my first duet here in Muziboo and I thank Srividya for collaborating with me on this one.

Srividya needs no introduction, one of the finest artists here with amazing voice control and quality.

This recording wouldnt have been possible without our dear “Aahaaa” Raj Kumar and Vishnu.

I specially thank Raj for having suggested this song and having taken the time out of his busy schedule to co-ordinate our efforts.

High marks to Vishnu for his keen ear and passion for music which makes his mixing so perfect!!

Thanks again Vidya for lending your voice to this number. It was a pleasure working with you. Looking forward to more such work in the future!

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Adithi said

Beautiful rendition, Vishak and Vidya! :)

Vishak
The feel aspect has improved tremendously in your songs. Loved all sangathis :) Just take care of diction issues (Eg. thaamadam with a Ttha and mugham with a Ggha).

Vidya
You were brilliant with the expressions as usual. Felt you could have sung the ending of charanams with some more confidence. Liked your “solvaai” a lot! :)

A lovely treat to the ears! :)

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Saroj Nair said

very beautiful rendition. Vaishak and Vidya both of you have great voice and singing is superb, with nice expressions and feeling. i really enjoyed it.

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Subbu said

Nice,enjoyable.Vishak,that was grand…SriVidya,would expect more from you personally!
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Kumar Srinivasan Pro user said

Lovely rendtion Vishak and Vidya.

Vishak – your best rendition I feel. Sangathis were very nice. Also expressions were well done. Great job.

Vidya, beautifull sung also. The charanam ending could be bolder I thought.

Kumar.

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Meera Manohar said

Nice pick guys….

Vishak— some of your improvs were really nice ( I really enjoyed the aaa at 3.17 specifically— kudos!!), landing notes being a little smoother would make it sound better. Overall— think it was very nicely done. And, the original female singer is Chitra :)

Vidya— I would tend to agree with Subbu on this, didn’t hit the spot for me. I felt you were struggling with the words ( as in no flow, it was too cut and right ) and it’s not an easy song to sing lyrics wise :-) Also, your sangathis were very fleeting— again my 2c. Hope you take it in the right spirit.

Vishnu— Vidya’s voice has way much reverb than Vishak’s. Her voice is also jarring even in lower registers ( recording issues maybe!?)

However, all that being said, awesome effort!! 5/5 definitely for that
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Srividya Kasturi said

Ajitha, Adithi, Subbu, Saroj, Kumar and Meera thanks for all ur time :) Really appreciate it!
I thank Vishak for collaborating with me for this song!
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Vishak Subramoney said

Dear all,
thank you all very much for the comments.

Thanks Adithi for pointing out the diction issues. I will make a conscious effort towards the diction (since this isnt my only song with diction issues)

I should also mention here that my initial version was pretty bad and full credit to Vidya who helped me polish that version.

Regards
Vishak

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Vishak Subramoney said

Hi Meera,
thank you for pointing out the error in my description above. I have corrected it now.

Regards
Vishak

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Tara Balakrishnan said

loved ur version vishak and vidya. vidya awesome expressions!! Vishak u cud have sung this little light… still enjoyed ur clear rendition and expressions!
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Janani Subash said

Very good attempt vishak and srividya.
Vishak- You have given a very good feel to the song, i liked you sangathis.
Srividya- very good expression. beautifully sung.

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Sukumar R ( far away ) said

innum ethanai indha song paada poringa…

actually indha song paadrathukku munnala…1 masam pranayamam practice pannanum…i think none of you did that… lol

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Roshine Gnanatharshan. said

Beautiful rendition guys….
Enjoyed it.
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Deva Naadam said

very soothing duet! really enjoyed. keep rocking

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Sivapathasundharam said

Great attempt. Keep it up

Dr Sivapathasundharam B

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Swamy Kitcha said

Sangadhi matter ellam maela ulla periyavaa sollittanga :) Naan enna solraenna “fantastic singing”. Both of you have rendered it in your style and it was awesome to hear. Yes this song is never tiring to listen to. Great 5/5 stuff.
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Unnikrishnan Kb said

Nice rendition… both you……
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Thinkal govind kumar Pro user said

Well-done Vishak & Vidya ! The original mood & feel were kept up !
Congrats to both of you ! All The Five Stars for this !

Cheers !
GOD Bless !
Loving Best Wishes,
Thinkal Govind Kumar.

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Arvind R said

Hi Vishak and SriVidya,

In terms of good delivery I think both of you have done a very good job of this song … probably the best I have heard of this song in muziboo if I strain to compare!. The compressed effect of the mixing has also made it standout a bit more than other versions … on this point however, the bgm has been too compressed and is sort of in your face!. Would have preferred the track to sit back a bit and let the voices sit properly on top. Everything was loud and compressed a bit too much, which sort of spoilt the party for me a bit … makes it a bit harsh … one should understand the mood of the song when mixing as well … this is key to overall success. You cannot apply mixing and mastering the same way to every song … my humble opinion.

Both of you have safely upshored the sangathis of this song so no real issues there. Vidya has breathed more expression in her part but it is to be noted that expression goes with the lyrics at hand … although your expressions were good Vidya, I got the feeling somehow that you were sprinkling it generously rather than using it to highlight key words … for which studying the lyrics beforehand is vital I feel … and then decide where to press the expression pedal!.

Vishak … this song was a good showcase for your singing talent and well done on that score!. Your variation of the “aah” at one point was very commendable. On the downside, your expression was one-paced and felt like a matter-of-fact delivery. You need to cream these type of songs with a lot more volume and curve variation … it is not only about sangathis … sangathis are a combination of notes that either fall in its frequency or they don’t … however volume variations and curves are very unique to the individual’s voice and with the benefit of our musical ears and imagination we should learn how to act out our voices for the listeners entertainment … this is key to playback singing I feel … the final test is … can an actor on screen take your song and act it out?!. It’s a hard one to perceive but nevertheless a good benchmark.

Splendid performance both of you and I particularly liked Vidya’s delivery which had a compelling shape to it with further promises!.

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Vishak Subramoney said

Thanks Arvind for the very thought provoking comment. i ll definitely try to improve the feel using the above mentioned benchmark.

Regards,
Vishak

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Krishnan N v ( nvk ) said

Vishak and Vidya….

Brilliant singing by both of you….Not familiar with the original , still this was very enjoyable…

Vishak I am probably hearing you for the first time…I felt the lower notes could have been better…Nothing major though.

Vidya…you were very good as always…Loved your expressions

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Kumaran said

Beautiful work Vishak and Vidya!!!! Liked your involved singing and improvisations!!!

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Madhu Sush said

hey anna great rendition….you guys have colabborated really well……one big compliment….your voice does not resemble SPBsir one bit……owing that you are such a huge fan of his….am getting to listen to your original voice sans all the other influences………great goin bro!

In one place your base should have been a lil more stable with the shruti……rest fab!

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Venkat S said

Brilliant work Vishak and Vidya. I like it. One of the difficult songs. Both of you have done fab. job. Right diction, expression, emotion and feel.

Even mixing is good too !. …5/5 for your sincere effort.

cheers,
venkat

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Vishak Subramoney said

Thank you all so much for ur comments.

Sowmya — I will try to get the flow right for my future uploads.

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Srividya Kasturi said

Thankyou so much friends, for taking time to listen and comment on our collective effort…appreciate it:)
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Srividhya Kannan said

Wow!!:)really loved both of ur singing!!:)sangathis are really very nice and feel s great!!:)

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Uthra said

Vishak: I think I am listening to your song for the first time. Nice voice. Liked some of the variations – neramidhu…. Yengi thavika…….aa…. (that one was a tough one and it sounded beautiful)

Vidhya: Nice voice but something was different about this rendition – I thought the clarity of words could have been better. Just my opinion please don’t get me wrong. The giggle somewhere in charanam was nicely done.

Nice voices and enjoyed the rendition. Keep posting more.

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Radhika Nair (away) said

Vishak & Vidya – wonder how i missed this one.

Vishak – very good and clear singing. From an improvemnet perspective, just a bit more feel to your voice and this would have been even better.

Vidya – I too thought at places , words were a bit rushed and felt that the mix didnt balance your voice well. Maybe its just me. There were many places where you sounded effortless and beautiful.

Enjoyable cover, both of you!

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Vaidyanathan Pn said

Dear Vishak & Vidya,
Scintillating performance !!

really enjoyable redition—Keep it up 1 full marks to you vaidyanathan
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Vamsi Nadella said

Excellent Rendition Vishak and Vidya……Hopeing to listen more from you 2.

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Sushane Shankar said

wow… nice…. super pick…!!

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Dwarak S said

Sounds nice…. Loved d way Vishak sang that ‘aaaahhahh’ at 3:17 n still wondering how u managed it, was it in a single try or did u practice more to get that finetune??? Nice to hear Srividya with her smile while uttering words like ‘’yaarathai chonnathu’’ at 4:33 and u gotta beautiful voice. Brilliantly sung inspite of a very difficult composition. Hats off to ur gr8 efforts and with your permission, I take it close to mah heart as a favorite.
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Vishak Subramoney said

Thanks LK, Mani, Srividya, Uthra, Radhika, Vaidyanathan,Vamsi, Sushane and Dwarak for your comments.

Dwarak — I did work on it to fine tune it. i also got some feedback from my family and friends when i tried it out first and then did it again as per suggestions. Thanks for noticing and for adding this to ur favourites.

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Priya B said

Wow…what a song pick!!
Vishak, SriVidya and Vishnu….good job folks!!
Loved your sweet singing a lot…both of you showed your brilliance at many places… :-)
Cheers,
Priya

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Narasimhan Tsl said

HI VS

What a fine rendition. This is one of my favourite songs. Absolutely it is of your style and a good texture of voice. Nice bavam you have.

God bless you
T.S.Lakshminarasimhan

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Theagaraj Dhanapalan Pro user said

After long back I got noble chance to spend some time in Muziboo. Really I want to admit you both did very excellent work. Very good involvement and emotion packed. I just lost my self here.

Thanks sri.Visak adding me as friend and that given me the chance of listening this song. My full marks.

SriVidyaji After long time I am listening another wonderful song from your beautiful voice. Goes to my favorites.

Thanks

D.Theagaraj

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Vishak Subramoney said

Thank u Priya, Lakshminarsimhan and Theagaraj for ur comments. Glad u guys liked this one.

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Ramesh Selvarajah said

very nice you both did good job…Good sankathi’ss

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Sriram Sankarasubban said

Vidya and Vishak

it was really great performance.
With regards
S.Sriram

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Harish Ram said

first time in your space!!Iam a graet fan of this song!enjoyed your singing!brilliant improvisation at 3:15.sanghathis were very fluent!.i expected a little more feel to the song if iam correct!gr8 work both of you!
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Priyamanaval said

Woow…Very impressed. I love this song and was done almost as original…

Lovely expressions and very beautiful voices. Azhagana paadal, azhagana kuralkal….

But sounded like the female voice had some shruthi problems in the high pitch, illaiya? But very nice attempt!

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Max Vala said

Vishak,

very good performance…. keep it up the great work

I like it!

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Rekha swaminathan (on and off...) said

Missed this song….
well done! And kudos for the guts to attempt this song, which imho is a big toughie…not all would confidently try it…
Vishak – loved you singing….didn’t pay much attention to diction. And simple for executing the ragam perfectly, full marks from me….good feel or not… :)
Vidhya – lovely voice again….and good singing….but some notes on the high register felt a little….how to put it….out of place…maybe pitchy, or the wrong M or N, or like that. And there was a little breathiness which took away the continuous charm of some lines…but very few such….
overall, enjoyed it a Llloottt!
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Harry Narain said

Thanks to Rekha that this song came on the home page when i logged in.

Great one Srividya and Vishak…

Superb mixing Vishnu dear…….

Good mixing does wonders……

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Pratane said

wow. very nice singing
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Krishnamurthi Balaji said

Vishal and Vidya, Wonderful rendition of this beautiful song ! Wish you all the best! Vishal, I am hearing your songs one by one. I feel Tamil ones are more enjoyable! Don’t mistake ! – K.Balaji

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i have no words to say pichitingaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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Nivetha said

Hi…

Awesome singing both of you…

Vishak- Amazing performance aNNa… sangathis are nicely delivered… Ur improvisations are too good…. Feel wise beautiful…

Srividya- Beautiful voice srividhya akka… Excellent feel throughout the song… Loved ur singing… sangathis are nicely rendered…

Vishnu- I don’t know anything about mixing… All i know is it sounded excellent… Congrats…

Thanks & Regards
Nivetha

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HI Guys,
Superbbbbb!!! Excellent Performance…Neat Job…
I liked It…:D

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Venu said

very professional attempt, no words……
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Shakthi Vigneshwar said

Hi Vishak and Vidhya….beautiful singing by both of u ……keep singing…best wishes to both of u ….
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