WAPDA and Overload’s celebration of life – Batti

By Fareeha Qayoom

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was surfing the channels in search of news this morning before leaving for work when I caught the chorus line of Overload’s latest single – “Batti” – loved it; not because the beat was excellent or the vocals were so heartfelt or because the video was interesting…what struck a chord with me were the words – “batti ayay ya na ayay – Dhol bajay ga!” (Literal translation: regardless of power outages, the drum will beat on!”)

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Yes, life goes on in Pakistan in spite of WAPDA’s best efforts to grind things to a halt. Overload’s comment on our current affairs is spot on and in retrospect extremely funny since nothing is funnier than the truth…

Enjoy!

Here’s Overload’s take on Pakistan’s power outages!

Batti by Overload


httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuTozh054GQ

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