Original 1974AD members reunite

July 9, 2019 16:18 pm

Nepali rock band, 1974AD has reunited with their original members. The band announced their reunion at an announcement event ‘Nirantarta’, held at Moksh, Jhamshikhel on Monday. The original lineup includes Phiroj Shyangden, Adrian Pradhan, Manoj Kumar KC, Nirakar Yakthumba and Sanjay Shrestha.

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Be it the patriotic ‘Yo Mann Ta Mero Nepali Ho’, or the romantic ballads like ‘Parelima’, and ‘Chudaina Timro Maya Le’, 1974 AD, in their prime, was an unstopable force to reckon with. Even to this day, a diverse age-group relish the grooves of the band’s evergreen compositions, consequently contributing in recognizing a unique legacy spanning over two decades. However, while still in their prime, the band’s founding member and the lead vocalist, Phiroj Shyangden, called it quits.

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