Arjun Kanungo, an up and coming singer, composer of Bollywood movies with titles like India’s first stoner comedy “Go, Goa, Gone” under his kitty, has a Youtube channel where he covers popular numbers along with his troupe. He covers songs requested by patrons on his channel, and this time around the man with a soulful, soothing voice has gone on to belt out a rendition of Karnivool’s “Cote”. Needless to say the cover has turned a lot of heads including that of Karnivool members. Sample it yourself.
Arjun, the 27-year old lad that he is with an enviable array of vocal chops has toured India, Australia, Sir lanka and Dubai with legendary Bollywood Soul and RnB singer Asha Bhonsle for her live shows. Apart from composing for numerous ads and short films, he also takes keen interest in acting and has completed his training from Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York City. Go check out his channel and request a song if you’d like to see a fusion rendition of it. The combination of acoustic guitars and table may not be a first for an Indian fusion act but it definitely has permeated the international sound barriers when Arjun Kanungo decided to cover the unanimous favorite act, Karnivool!
C.O.T.E – Rendition Credits
Tabla: Prasad Padhye
Guitars: Hartej Sawhney & Ashwin Kulkarni
Vocals: Arjun Kanungo