THIS IS TERRIFIC!!…
This music hit has become a big success in Pakistan.
8 out of the 10 biggest Pakistani music stars participated in the project.
There have been 60,000-70,000 downloads which is an impressive figure for a poor country like Pakistan, which has few people with internet connections.
The song was the brainchild of Waseem Mahmood whose children asked him to do something about the rising radicalization of Islam
Children sing the lyrics in the streets.
The Pakistani cricket team after being defeated by Ireland responded to the defeat saying, “We are not that.”
“Yeh hum naheem“
This is a new Musical video that has become a huge hit in Pakistan. I resounded very much with me. When people talk about “Muslims” and how they are (all) violent and terrorists, and this and that… I scratch my head and think… who are these people talking about?? That’s not me!
The Yeh Hum naheen website has more on this music sensation:
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Written by Ali Moeen, Pakistans foremost lyricist, with music composed by Shuja Haider, its the central message of the song that has compelled so many people to become involved. It is a message of reconciliation, a message of peace and a message of truth. Capturing the imagination of people across the board, Yeh Hum Naheen has given a voice to the silent majority, those in the Muslim world who have for too long been mis-represented.
FOX News has more on the making of the Mega Hit.
Limited Edition CD single available in all good UK music stores in 16 July 2007.
With simultaneous release on iTunes
UPDATE: The Video reached #1 on MTV for 4 weeks!