The Rhythm of Baila – A Taste of Sri Lankan Music

This is the second radio documentary I produced as a part of my final project. Just like the tsunami documentary I produced, I wanted to do something different to bring out the music and culture of Sri Lanka. The structure of this documentary is very unconventional, instead of me explaining what the music is, I made it in a way that the musicians tell the story of the Sri Lankan music industry in their voice and have their music illustrate the piece. Hope you enjoy the beats of Sri Lanka.

Music Credits:
Baila Gamuda Remix Karala – Bathiya & Santhush (Sara Sihina 2010)
Oya Mage Nam – Bathiya & Santhush (2009)
Sirisangabodhi Maligawedi – Bathiya & Santhush (Life 2000)
Ai Aiyaiyo – Gypsies (Gypsies Gold)
Saima Katwela – Gypsies (Gypsies Gold)
Attamai Kiyanne Kelle – Doctor (2009)
Mage Girlfriend – Doctor (2009)
Rambari – Lahiru Perera (2009)
Api Denna (Lunu Dehi) – Gypsies (Gypsies Gold)


One thought on “The Rhythm of Baila – A Taste of Sri Lankan Music

  1. Very entertaining, informative and nostalgic! Entertaining because of the selection of some of the best Baila songs we love, informative as we hear of the evolution of this very Sri Lankan form of music from some the best musicians from Sri Lanka and nostalgic as it takes us back to some of the best parties we had back home.

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