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Joi Barua

Joi Barua, a new name to many from Assam, but he has already mesmerized the one who listened to his magic voice and composition. His first Assamese album released in the month of December, 2010 is enjoying the popularity in the new generation assamese audiences. Named as also "Joi", the band with influences of both western and local Assamese folk music composed music that have the potentiality to create a new wave of popularity in the region.

The Album cover of Joi

Although "Joi-Looking out of the Window" is the first released album in Assamese from the band, Joi Barua enjoys a significant influence in the Bollywood musical world for some time now. Apart from Joi, the lead vocalist, other members of the band include Pawan Rasaily , Ibson Lal Barua, Manash Chowdhary and Partho Goswami.

Born as Jayanta Barua to Ranjana Barua and Rohini Dhar Barua of Digboi, Assam, Joi got the musical ambience in his home since childhood. His father, a Violinist, has influenced him through out his career. He started singing and playing guitar, violin and other instruments from his early schooling days. He admits contribution of his school principal, Sister Mabilia, who identified his talent and always guided him in his early days. But his real musical career started in 2003, when he landed in Mumbai and worked with prominent bollywood music Anu Malik in the movie Munnabhai MBBS. There is no looking back for the musician. He has worked as a playback singer, vocal arranger and background singer in numb er of bollywood films and other regional films. Udaan, No One Killed Jessica, Dev D, Help, Azab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Jumbo are few among the lot where he worked as playback singer. Joi has been a part of some of the biggest advertising campaigns in the last few years

With all his experinces and melodies, Joi, along with his band members came up with "Looking out of the Window", which was officially launched on December 21, 2010.The album's first music video "Aikon Baaikon" was also released on the same day. The tracks

The Band - Joi

Vocalist: Joi Barua
Rhythm Guitar: Ibson Lal Barua
Manash Chowdhary: Bass Guitar
Pawan Rasaily: Lead Guitar
Partho Goswami : Drums

The band has also featured Lyton on piano in the Tejimolaa song.

The debut music video of Joi - Aaikon Baaikon

Tracks of the album - Joi - Looking out of the Window

Kot (4:55)

A romantic yet revolutionary number with clear rock influence.

Aikon Baaikon (4:33)

Very innovative and well fusion of assamese lyrics into world beats. The music video of this song is also released. The video also depicts new generation influnece into assamese music. Turning out to be the most popular.

Tumi Bhaabisa Ki (5:13)

The lyrics of this one shows clear influence of local prayers. A thoughtful one with very well placed music. The assamese folk muscic is very well blened into the song.

Uri Jaai (4:08)

True romantic number with light music.

Tejimolaa (5:11)

A slow but very melodious number with wonderful sound of piano in the background. The song is named after a tragic folklore of Assam 'Tejimolaa'. The band has given a modern wrap to the story with touching music. A must listen one.

Dusoku Melute (4:49)

A nice energetic number.

Tumi (4:24)

Another romantic number with soothing music.

Doba Kobaai (4:24)

A fast progressive number with lots of energy put by the band members.

Joi is a potential band and we hope it will emerge as one of the most popular band of Assam.

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Rongali Bihu Afternoon in Bangalore with Joi Barua

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