Hindi-English a capella band Penn Masala just released a beautiful tribute to people all over the world. This rendition-- a mashup of 'Mann Ki Shakti' and John Lennon's 'Imagine' -- also marks the release of their album 'Resonance' this weekend.
The band released the video along with this message on Thursday:
In light of the tragedies that have been occurring across the world over the past months, we wanted to compose a song commemorating the hope and resilience that exists within us all. We hope you join us in extending our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the victims of shootings, floods, and terror that have been abound in our world. Please share with your loved ones if you enjoyed this tribute.
As we reach the release of Resonance tomorrow, we have spent some time reflecting on the journey that this album has set us on. The opportunities we have had as members of this group have humbled us and made us realize that there is so much to be thankful for. We are ever grateful to our fans, families, and friends for their support, and we only hope that as Penn Masala, we can offer some comfort to you all through our music.
From the bottom of our hearts, thank you.
Also, here's a sneak peek at a song 'Clocks' / 'Koi Hai Toh Sahee' from their upcoming album:
And a look at their pretty blue album cover:
Launched in 1996 by a group of students hailing from the University of Pennsylvania, their first five-minute video went viral on YouTube in March 2014 with over a million hits in under a week.
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