G V Prakash is one of the young and interesting music talents to emerge from this part of the country. He bowled over music lovers with a different sounds and feel in Veyyil. Nephew of A R Rahman, music seems to be present in Prakash's genes.
For Kireedam, the young Prakash has come up with five catchy numbers which are different from each other. Clarity in the sound, a good rhythm and orchestration fill the album. He has opted for right voices. His penchant for versatile music is also pretty much evident.
Keeping Ajith fans in mind, Prakash has come up with a peppy number rendered by 'energetic' Shankar Mahadevan.
On the whole, Kireedam is a crown in Prakash's head. Well done job.
Akkam Pakam (Sadhana Sargam)
A smart start. G V Prakash has infused the number with soft beats. Reminding one of Vassegara in Minnale, the song manages to touch our heart instantly. Sadhana Sargam is as usual at her best. Her diction of difficult Tamil words deserves a special mention. The young music composer provides a mystical effect using the flutes well. The tune floats and grabs your imagination because of the easy feel and the sweet lilt.
Kanavellam (Jayachandran, Karthik)
After a long gap, the versatile voice of Jayachandran makes a comeback. His blissful voice does the magic. The song begins in the form of opera and slowly gathers momentum with fast beats. The open-throated voice of Karthik is a delight to listen to. Prakash has proved his mastery in coming up with good orchestration. The lyric is about a proud father singing the achievements of his son.
Kaneer Thuliye (Vijay Yesudas)
A soft number which begins in a brisk note with a host of stringed instruments accompanying it. A pathos number, Vijay Yesudas has tried to imitate his father. Prakash has consciously avoided loud instruments and has allowed the lyrics to dominate. Reminds one of Rahman's orchestrations in between. The interludes are inspired by Hindustani classical music and can be relished.
Vilayadu (Shankar Mahadevan)
With Shankar Mahadevan around, there is no dearth for entertainment. Here the singer from Mumbai has sung with verve and vitality, which are all typical to him. The quick-paced music and the peppy acoustics accompanying it. The open-throated voice of Shankar is tantalizing. Sure to rock Ajith fans in the theatres.
Vizhiyil (Sonu Nigam, Swetha)
A romantic duet with a catchy musical score. The stylish manner in which Sonu Nigam has sung the duet makes it attractive. Prakash has tried a fusion between west and east. Smooth on the ears, the song describes the intimacy shared between a lover couples.
Prakash has developed a special liking for stringed instruments.
But, knows the knack of using them, when and where. Hats off to the young prodigy, for his splendid work.