A musician whose songs are hummed by fans belonging to varying generations and whose career graph is a rare example of every endeavour turning into a trend – Lesle Lewis has given new paradigms to Indian music scene on a consistent basis. In a career spanning over three decades, Lesle has reinvented the sound of Indian Pop Music many a times. His collaboration with veteran singer Hariharan, known as Colonial Cousins, his fabulous remix album with Asha Bhosle, his work in the Coke Studio India – each has been a game changer of sorts.
As a composer, as a musican, as a performer and as a music producer Lesle Lewis has enthralled the audiences always. No college do in India ends without his cult songs like ‘Pal’ , ‘Yaaron’ and ‘Pari hu main’.
The exuberant musician was in Ahmedabad to perform under his brand new initiative Connect with Fans. With a genuine urge to connect with his fans, young and old, Lesle has decided to travel for a year, and perform at concerts, completely FREE. Yes you heard it right – FREE. In the era of digital releases and unseen viewers and subscribers, Lesle wishes to take the step to build a real contact with a real audience. Another potential Trend he might just set, unknowingly!
In this candid interview, Himanshu Nainani of creativeyatra.com talks about the past the present and the future of the musical journey of the affable musican Lesle Lewis.
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