Friday 26 October
London-based Asian singer Amar, the daughter of Bhangra royalty Mangal Singh, attracted the attention of hip hop heavyweight Timbaland. She appears on remixes of Nelly Furtado's 'Maneater' and 'Promiscuous Girl' singing in both Hindi and English. For the Electric Proms, she performed songs from her upcoming and much anitcipated album at the Jazz Café.
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on the bbc
- Sometimes It Snow (featuring MC Rankin)
- Dil Ruba
- Teri Bahon
- Sweetest Taboo (featuring Bill Pettaway)
- You're The Only One
- Jaana Hai Humne
- Bombay (featuring Jim Beanz)
- Goodbye (featuring Mangal Singh)
- In The Air Tonight
Minute by minute report via text message by the BBC's Manish Pradhan.
- 21:37 - There's so much love for Amar. She looks amazing, dressed in black and gold.
- 21:38 - MC Rankin joins her on stage for 'Sometimes'.
- 21:42 - Next up, one from the new album, 'Dil Ruba'. An exclusive.
- 21:45 - Jim Beanz on the guest vocals. He's not singing in Hindi though. Lovely track.
- 21:47 - Just spotted Lemar in the house.
- 21:50 - 'Teri Bahon'...roughly translated to "in your arms" is next.
- 21:55 - 'The Sweetest Taboo' ft. Bill Pettaway brings the tempo down. Mood lighting kicks in.
- 21:57 - The band are back. Things are gonna heat up.
- 21:59 - Correct! 'You're The Only One', in a qawwali style. Everyone is clapping.
- 22:01 - Shout outs for the band. Too many to name but they lap up their solo.
- 22:03 - Another exclusive from the yet to be released album, 'Jaana Hai Humne'.
- 22:08 - Oh it's a classic, 'Jaan'. Takes us back to '97 with the talented Talvin Singh.
- 22:10 - Amar takes her shoes off for some crazy drum n bass dancing. The crowd join in.
- 22:13 - Shoes are back on for 'Bombay'. Jim Beanz is playing the part of Timbaland.
- 22:16 - Haunting melody. Rare to hear this track live. It's real.
- 22:18 - Encore! Encore!
- 22:19 - She's back. This gig just keeps getting better.
- 22:22 - She calls out her legendary dad, Mr Mangal Singh. There's no room for a Rail Gaddi here though.
- 22:23 - The song is called 'Goodbye'. Goosepimples...
- 22:28 - Last song, 'In The Air Tonight' by Phil Collins. She's nervous as this means a lot.
- 22:31 - She nailed it. And the drummer played his part too.
- 22:32 - Brilliant gig!
also at bbc electric proms
- Performed alongside Amar:
- The Riff Raff and Riz MC
- Mark Ronson with special guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra
- Paul McCartney
- Kaiser Chiefs via David Arnold
- Bloc Party
- Ray Davies and friends
- Agaskodo Teliverek
- Ben Westbeech
- Basquiat Strings
- The Beatles: Help!
- Bob Dylan: The Other Side of the Mirror
- Breed 77
- Charlie Louvin
- The Chemical Brothers
- Cold War Kids
- The Coral
- Daft Punk: Electroma
- Duke Special
- Durrty Goodz
- Edwyn Collins
- The Enemy
- The Flaming Lips:
UFOs at the Zoo
- Kano presents London Town
- Kid Harpoon
- Noah and the Whale
- Once in a Blue Moon:
A tribute to Lal Waterson
- The Metros
- New Cassettes
- Radio Luxembourg
- Reverend and the Makers
- The Riff Raff and Riz MC
- Sam Isaac
- Sigur Rós: Heima
- SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS with Jamie Cullum
- Taio Cruz