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Suno Ke Main Hun Jawan write-up and album credits

noori’s debut album created whirlwinds across the Urdu speaking community all over the world! A first of its kind, it introduced the genre of pop-rock music to the Pakistani mainstream. In addition the album was also a departure from the beaten track of chummy love songs and focused instead on inspiring the youth of Pakistan to take up the responsibility of doing something worthwhile for themselves and others.

Suno Ke Mein Hun Jawan is an album dedicated to the youth of Pakistan. The music of the album is energetic and aims at attracting the vigor and vitality that drives the hearts and minds of these young people.The objective of this album is to urge the youth of this country to pursue their lives and their dreams with passion. The lyrical content of the album also revolves around this very theme of following one’s heart and mind with complete faith in one’s abilities and potential to pursue the greatest feats possible.

The focus of attention is specifically directed towards the youth because it is at a young age that one comes to terms with one’s independence and freedom; one’s mind tends to open up to new unexplored ideas, the discovery of which can turn into a pursuit of a lifetime. We have heard time and again the stories of the greatest thinkers and doers of all time; from scientists like Einstein and Darwin to philosophers and spiritual guides like Buddha and even musicians like Amadeus, who set out in the pursuit of their dreams at a very young age, the time when they had the ambition and enthusiasm to give themselves the initiative to realize their dreams.

One may contend that greatness is achieved, if achieved, after an entire lifetime, or sometimes even after that, and that with time one starts coming across the complexities and hardships that life has in store. Hence, it is a good idea to enjoy one’s youth to its fullest as this time won’t ever return!

We have no disagreement with this contention whatsoever. However, we strongly feel that our youth is a tilling ground for our future: when life starts getting complicated and creates obstacles for us. We have to accept responsibility of preparing ourselves for a happy and prosperous future where we can overcome these obstacles and solve complications without falling victim to them. Our youth provides us with the strength to channel our simple yet free and pure minds in the right direction; towards the pursuit of a future where we will look back and thank ourselves for making the decisions we made at the first turning point of our lives: Our Youth!

The theme for Suno Ke Mein Hun Jawan is therefore the pursuit of our dreams with honesty, making the most of the fervor that nature has gifted us with at a very young age.


Produced by Ali Noor
Co-Produced by Mohd. Ali Jafri
Mixed and Mastered by Mekaal Hasan at the Digital Fidelity Studios
Drums engineered by Mekaal Hasan and recorded at the Digital Fidelity Studios
Guitars, bass and vocals engineered by Mohd. Ali Jafri and recorded at Small Sounds
Hum Bhoolay and Dobara Phir Se (Unplugged) recorded and engineered by Mekaal Hasan at Digital Fidelity Studios
All vocals, guitars and keyboards performed by Ali Noor
Bass on all tracks by Mohd  Ali Jafri except “Hum Bhoolay”
All drums and percussion performed by John Louis “Gumby” Pinto
Guitars and Bass on Hum Bhoolay performed by Mekaal Hasan
Suno ke Main Hun Jawan, Tum Hans diyay, Jana Tha Hum Ne , Dil Boley and Gana No.1 written by Ali Noor
Dil ki Qasam and Neend Ayay Na co-written by Ali Noor and Ali Hamza
Jaa Re and Bol  written by Ali Hamza
Manwa Re written by Aqeel Rubi
Hum Bhoolay written by Zehra Nigah
Dobara Phir Se written by Faraz “Channi” Masud


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