2015’s Foot-Thumping Party Anthems
It’s the tune that doesn’t get out of your head, the number that urges you to get on the dance floor, the one which is the life of every party. We’re talking about the undisputed party songs, tracks that have become anthems owing to their popularity. And Bollywood is replete with such peppy and hit numbers.
We take a look at the best party songs of 2015 that are a must-have on every playlist.
Baaki Baatein Peene Baad
Rockstar Arjun Kanungo who is the latest heartthrob in the music circuit recently released his song ‘Baaki Baatein Peene Baad’. The track turned out into a huge hit with a whooping five million views till date, making it not just the season’s favorite but also one of 2015’s most promising party songs. The song also features rap artist Badshah whose rap compels you to dance till you drop.
Sooraj Dooba Hai
This peppy track from Roy has been glued to everyone’s head owing to its foot-thumping composition by young music composer Amaal Mallik and amazing visuals featuring Jacqueline Fernandes, Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal.. If you want to party through the night, might as well do it to this year’s quintessential party song by Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma.
DJ Waley Babu
The voice behind hits like ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’ and ‘Selfie Le Le Re’, rapper Badshah (or Pratik Sisodia) released the single ‘DJ Wale Babu’ in July. The track considered as the ‘Party Anthem of the Year’, was directed by Gifty and has Aastha Gill on female vocals. The video amassed millions of likes, making it one of the most popular party tracks of the year.
Aaj Ki Party Meri Taraf Se
No year is complete without a rocking track from Mika. This Salman Khan song from the blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan, though essentially centered around the festival of Eid, has rocketed to the top of everybody’s playlist as their favorite party number. With Mika’s iconic voice, Pritam’s composition and Salman Khan entertaining audiences with his trademark moves, there is no doubt that ‘Aaj Ki Party Meri Taraf Se’ will continue to top charts and be a must-have on the party circuit.
It was the first song that was released from Vikas Bahl’s Shaandaar and became an overnight sensation. Sung by Vishal Dadlani and Anusha Mani, Gulaabo is a vivacious number that has made its way to parties and even weddings. From Amit Trivedi’s foot-tapping beats to Anvita Dutt Guptan‘s quirky lyrics, the song has all the makings of a party track. You’re sure to break into a jig after listening to this one!
Punjabi songs have a spunk that make them the life of every party. The lively beats, high tempo and fun lyrics of these songs get people from all age groups grooving. This composition by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy from Zoya Akhtar’s Dil Dhadakne Do has been crooned by various artists including Yashita Sharma, Farhan Akhtar, Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwinder Singh and others. The upbeat number is penned by none other than Javed Akhtar and instantly strikes a chord with listeners. ‘Gallan Goodiyaan’ is a definite hit at every party.
You know there’s a hit song in the making when maestros like A R Rahman, Irshad Kamil and Mohit Chauhan come together. ‘Matargashti’ from Tamasha is one such song that became a hit even before the movie released. It is not your quintessential, fast-paced party number but has a feel good and fun vibe that will get you swaying. Mohit Chauhan’s melodious voice along with Rahman’s composition give it a special place in the playlist of party tracks of 2015.
Tung Tung Baje
Composer Sneha Khanwalkar recreated the magic of her popular number, ‘Tung Tung Baje’ from MTV for the Akshay Kumar-starrer Singh Is Blinng. And once again the number was a super-hit. With energetic vocals by Diljit Dosanjh and the Noora sisters, ‘Tung Tung’ is the undisputed party anthem that gets everyone on the dance floor. Full marks to Khanwalkar for this amazing track.
Here’s a song that has taken over playlists, weddings and parties. Sangeet performances are choreographed to this number, clubs are playing it and the nation is dancing to it. ‘Chittiyan Kalaiyaan’ the perky track from Roy is a unanimous favorite. Composed by Meet Bros Anjjan and sung by Kanika Kapoor, who has become the party queen of sorts, this song can get you dancing like no other. Meet Bros Anjjan continue to wow us with their trendy compositions.
Banno Tera Swagger
Debut music composers Tanishk and Vayu gave us a track that spells ‘swag’. ‘Banno Tera Swagger’ combines Punjabi lines with a Rajasthani folk hook and what you get is a stunner of the song that gets any party going. Vayu’s spunky lyrics take it up a notch higher alongwith Swati Sharma’s vocals which are perfect for this rocking number. This is a party song that will stay on our minds for a long time.
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