I am not get­ting any songs, says Shaan

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Front Page - An­juri Na­yar Singh

Singer Shaan has sung sev­eral chart­buster songs in the past two decades. But, the 44-year-old says he’s now strug­gling to get work.

“I seem to have been for­got­ten by my fra­ter­nity. It is tough for me to get work. I can’t un­der­stand why. I have kept my­self up­dated with the new styles of singing, I have been do­ing my riyaaz. It’s not that I have been throw­ing tantrums or have asked for more money. I don’t know why there is this change of heart?” he says, adding, “Even those com­posers who I’ve worked with, have for­got­ten me. I am not get­ting any songs. This is the truth and I don’t want to cover it up by say­ing that I am be­ing choosy.”

Shaan adds that com­posers re­peat­ing the same singer is not a healthy trend. “Arijit (Singh) is rul­ing the in­dus­try right now. It is un­fair to other singers, who are equally good, but are not get­ting the op­por­tu­nity to per­form. Arijit is good, but it’s not like we can’t do with­out him. If we keep us­ing the same artist, we are killing the next hit (song), as he will sing it in his own style. Dif­fer­ent voices give vari­a­tion,” he says.

Shaan is cur­rently work­ing on a music web se­ries where he is col­lab­o­rat­ing with other singers. “It’s a mashup of two songs. It will sur­prise the lis­ten­ers,” he says.

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