Look At Indian Origin Musicians
Look At Indian Origin Musicians:
A look at some of the Indian origin musicians who have made it onto walls of fame, internationally
The bassist from No Doubt spent a well travelled childhood, between England and America before his Indian-immigrant parents finally settled down in California.
Inspired by the voices of Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi, Goldspot’s Indian-origin lead singer Siddharth Khosla loves making music. The band made headlines with their song ‘Friday’.
Breakout band Young the Giant is forging a steady path towards success with Indian-origin singer Sameer Gadhia at its helm. Gadhia lists the animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox as being the inspiration behind the band’s second album.
Born and raised in America, fans of the band Soundgarden say that Kim Thayil’s Indian [his parents are from Kerala] roots come through in his unconventional style of guitar playing.
Born to a Fiji Indian father and a Maltese mother Taxiride’s frontman Jason Singh loves Hindi movies and Lata Mangeshkar. After the band’s hiatus, Singh went successfully solo.
The original rocker and Queen’s frontman was born in colonial Zanzibar to Parsi parents. Born Farrokh Bulsara a six minute long rock-opera song called Bohemian Rhapsody catapulted Freddie Mercury, as he came to be known, into the limelight. Years later, after his death, his sister Kashmira Bulsara was quoted as saying,”I don’t know what it was like to have an ordinary brother because my own brother was so extraordinary.”