The time is finally upon us. It’s felt like an interminable year for musical zealots after Pakistan’s Coke Studio Season 9 wrapped up last year. However now, after Pakistan’s mellifluous oasis sprouting out the likes of Noori’s Par Chanaa De and Ali Sethi’s Umraon Lagiyan, the cherished show is back with a smash and pop. News of the compelling lineup has sprung up, with enticing palettes of tributes set to take place too.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new season
The show will be produced by a whopping nine producers, with Strings back in full force alongside Ali Hamza While Ali Hamza will be producing solely, new faces Mekaal Hassan and Sajjad Ali will be sporting the producer’s hat too. Other names include Shaani, Shuja Haider, Sahir Ali Bagga, Salman Ahmed and Jaffar.
Our beloved Momina Mustehsan will be back as a featured artist
As will the soulful Ali Sethi and mettle Shafqat Amanat Ali amidst a dazzling spectacle of artists we’re anticipating.
Sajjad Ali’s daughter Zau Ali will be making her debut, alongside Daniyal Zafar. The legendary Ataullah Eesakhelvi and Jabar Abbas will be present too, stirring the nation with their fervent vocals alongside some of the best singers of our time, including:
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
The show is paying tributes to some legendary artistes this year
According to Express Tribune, while past seasons have treasured unfeigned tributes, albeit rather inconsistent ones, this year will behold a more profound amalgamate of thrilling tributes to illustrious mavens like Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Mehdi Hassan and Junaid Jamshed.
Are you all as excited as we are? The show begins on the 14th of August!