Patriotic



> Sarzameen Se from Zameen (2003).

Retro / Disco



> Jabse Aankh Ladi Tere Naal from Dil Diya Hai (2006).

> Dil Lagayenge from Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2007).

> Dil Di Nazar from Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya (2005).

> Tere Liye Mere Jazbaat - Silsilay (2005).

Rock Ballad



> O Jaana Love U Miss U from Rocky – the rebel (2006).

Arabian flavored touch

> Afsana Banake - Dil Diya Hai (2006).

> Koyambedu Bensu - Bommalattam (2008) - in the stanzas

> Va Va Thalaiva - Bommalattam (2008).

Quawali

These songs have a quawali touch.

> Aawan Aakhiyaan Jaawan Aakhiyaan - Ahista Ahista (2006).

> Damadamm Masti Masti - Damadamm (2011).

Full on Sufi Rwak

Full on killer Sufi Rwak numbers with a punch, that were da title trax of their respective albums in that unforgettable 2006 era.

> Jhalak Dikhlaja - Aksar

> Zara Jhoom Jhoom - Tom Dick N Harry

> Junoon - Rocky

> Ishq Kiya Kiya - Anthony Kaun Hai

> Shabe Firaq - Chup Chup Ke

Rajasthani Folk

> Kesariya - Nanhe Jaiselmer (2007).

> Lamha Lamha - Nanhe Jaiselmer (2007).

> Nahi Hona - Run (2004) - not really Rajasthani 'folk' but has a Rajasthani touch courtesy due to instrumental tune pieces and lyrics.

> Damadji - Radio (2009) - has a folkish touch courtesy due to Kailash Kher's vocals and a Rajasthani feel due to folk instrument theme piece that plays intermittently throughout.

Punjabi

> Life Ban Jaayegi - Humraaz (2002)

> Gonna Fall In Love - Taarzan (2004)

> Waada Tenu - Aap Ka Suroor (2006), Sad Punjabi.

> Tuteya Ve - Shaadi Se Pehle (2006)

> Aakhiyon Se Gal Kargayi - Shaadi Se Pehle (2006)

> Bhangra Paale - Anthony Kaun Hai (2006)

> Ankh Vich Vhehra Pyar Da - Apne (2007)

> Tere Sang - Apne (2007)

> Sigdi - Fool N Final (2007)

> Chakna Chakna - Namastey London (2007)

> Soniye Je Tere - Karzzzz (2008)

> Zindagi Jaise Ik Radio - Radio (2009)

> Desi Beats - Bodyguard (2011)

> Aaja Ve - Damadamm (2011), new-age urban contemporary sound.

Punjabi Folk: Zindagi Jaise Ik Radio n Son Of Sardaar Title Trax ek hi khet ki muli hain, in terms of peppy upbeat nature, song arrangement n orchestration which has the aroma of the traditional interior Punjab 'pind' setting n has a connection with its heritage grassland roots i.e. Punjab di mitti di khushboo.

Lounge

> Lut Jaun from Karzzzz (2008) - underlying beats which are a 'loungish' affair.

> Sanu Guzra Zamana Lounge Mix - Kajraare (2010).

Ultimate Serene Theme Pieces

> Love Theme Instrumental from Chura Liya Hai Tumne (2003).

> The heart of Taarzan from Taarzan - The Wonder Car (2004).

> The roar of Taarzan from Taarzan - The Wonder Car (2004).

Ultimate Serene Love Ballads

These songs give a refreshing feel and the listener finds himself in the serene exotic feel good laidback locations of the world lost in ecstasy.

This feel is due to the BACKDROP THEME experience in the melodies.

> Chura Lo from Taarzan - The Wonder Car (2004).

> Dil Se Juda Ehsaas Hai Tu from Taarzan - The Wonder Car (2004).

> Chura Liya Hai Tumne Title Trax (2003).

> Nazar Aa Raha Hai - Aaitraaz (2004).

> Lagne Lage Ho - Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye (2005).

East West Combo Fuzion

Himesh did some extreme Indian classical raga EAST fuzion with the Western music arrangement and rap vocals in the following songs:

> Teri Galiyon Se - Main Aisa Hi Hoon (BEST till date).

> Ched De Pyaar Ki Baat - AKS.

> Maula - Vaada.

> Aane Do Royal Stag Mega Mix - Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye.

> Piya Jaise Ladoo Remix - Radio

Hip Hop / Rap n Reggae Mix

In between 2006 & 2008, Himesh experimented with his sound and incorporated HIP HOP & RAP-N-REGGAE (Arya's vocals) into his songs to show a reflection of changing times n trends.

HIP HOP RnB

In 06-07, Himesh preferred to open the credits with RnB Hip Hop title tracks in few of his albums like Tom Dick N Harry (Jhoom Jhoom), Phir Hera Pheri (Kitne Armaan) n SLBB (Title Trax).

> Zara Jhoom Jhoom - Tom Dick N Harry (2006)

> Tere Sang Ishq - Tom Dick N Harry (2006)

> Yaad Sataye Teri - Phir Hera Pheri (2006)

> Shaka Laka Boom Boom - Shaka Laka Boom Boom (2007)

> Tere Layee - Fool N Final (2007)

> Yeh Dooriyan (Shakira Ve) - Fool N Final (2007)

> Aaja Ve - Damadamm (2011)

> Long Drive - Khiladi 786 (2012)

1. Zara Jhoom Jhoom 2. Long Drive 3. Tere Sang Ishq n Shaka Laka Boom Boom - tie.

RAP N REGGAE

> Sisak Sisak Ke - Karzzzz (RAP N REGGAE)

> Cheena Re - Tom Dick N Harry (RAP N REGGAE)

> Dil De Diya - Phir Hera Pheri (RAP N REGGAE)

> Tune Mera Chain Vain - Anthony Kaun Hai (RAP N REGGAE)

> Lets Rock - Anthony Kaun Hai (RAP N REGGAE)

Hard Core Heavy Sufi Rwak

While Himesh has given numerous Sufi Rwak numbers, these songs get into the serious uljhi vi complex HARD CORE specialized sufi rwak genre with a 'saddistic' touch and the key also is the HEAVY SUFI RWAK TECHNO INSTRUMENTS used in these songs:

> Ahista Ahista - Ahista Ahista (2006)

> Kola Laka Vellari - Welcome (2007)

> Ulfat - Nanhe Jaiselmer (2007)

> Teri Yaad Bichake Sota hoon - Rocky the rebel (2006)

> Mile Ho Tum Toh - Dil Diya Hai (2006)

> Aap Ki Kashish - Aashiq Banaye Aapne (2005)

Ultimate Club / Stage / Item Songs

These peppy foot tapping "in da house" songs have a peculiar sound that the listener can associate with, any other such song not included was for a reason.

1. Saavariya - Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye (2000)

2. Nikamma - Kya Dil Ne Kahaa (2002)

3. Bardaasht - Humraaz (2002)

4. Mohabatt Hai Mirchi - Chura Liya Hai Tumne (2003)

5. Tere Sang Ik Simple Si Coffee - Zameen (2003)

6. Dilli Ki Sardi - Zameen (2003)

7. Soorat Pe Teri Pyaar Aave - Footpath (2003)

8. Honey Honey - Tera Mera Dil (2003)

9. Jaanabe Ali - Bardaasht (2004)

10. Gonna Fall In Love - Taarzan (2004)

11. Uuh Lala Re - Taarzan (2004)

12. Ishq Teezaab Hai - Julie (2004)

13. Teri Yaad - Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi (2005)

14. Soni Re - Anjaane (2005)

15. Imli Imli - Blackmail (2005)

16. Rain Rain - Insan (2005)

17. Meri Chandi Tu - Silsilay (2005)

18. Belibaas - Silsilay (2005)

19. Aadat Ho Chuki - Koi Aap Sa (2005)

20. Baand Mere Pairon Me - Koi Aap Sa (2005)

21. Ye Ladki - Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya (2005)

22. Mundeya - Shaadi Se Pehle (2006)

23. 24/7 I Think Of You - 36 China Town (2006)

24. Thaare Vaaste - SLBB (2007)

25. Loot Jayenge - Aksar (2007)

26. Dilruba Dilnasheen - Namastey London (2007)

Feel Good Rhythmic Prom Night Setting

The most notable thing in these songs is the music arrangement/sound engineering and the feel good vocals.

> Taaza Taaza - Kya Dil Ne Kaha (2002)

> Boys Are Best - Chura Liya Hai Tumne (2003)

> Gustakh Dil - Dil Maange More (2004)

> Oh Jaana Tenu Rab Da - Kucch Meetha Ho Jaaye (2005)

> Koi Aap Jaisa Mil Jaaye - Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi (2005)

Haunting Melodies

> Dil Ne Kar Liya - Humraaz (2002)

> Pyaar Kar - Humraaz (2002)

> Tune Dil Me Aake (female version) - Humraaz (2002)

> Ae Dil Yeh Bataa - Julie (2004)

> Vaada Hai Yeh - Vaada (2005)

> Bhoolna Nahin - Yakeen (2005)

> Meri Aankhon Mein - Yakeen (2005)

> Seene Mein Dil (female version) - Koi Aap Sa (2005)

> Kis Kadar (male n female) - Anjaane (2005)

> Dil Ki Daro Deewar Pe - Fear (2007)

> Tu Hai Ishq - Fear (2007)

Semi Classical Raga

1. Dil Dil - Ishq Hai Tumse (2003)

2. Sarzameen Se - Zameen (2003)

3. Kyun Mera Dil - Tum (2004)

4. Hum Tumse Dil - Julie (2004)

5. Julie the rhythm of my life (oh mere humsafar) - Julie (2004)

6. Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye - Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye (2005)

7. Aane Do (Thumri) - Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye (2005)

8. Raat Hai Soyi Soyi - Main Aisa Hi Hoon (2005)

9. Tu Hi - Yakeen (2005)

10. Tuteya Ve - Shaadi Se Pehle (2006)

11. Ishq Mein Dil Ko - Banaras (2006)

12. Kitna Pyar Karte Hai - Banaras (2006)

13. Purab se - Banaras (2006)

14. Yeh Shaam Hai Banaras Ki - Bararas (2006)

15. Bajuband Khul Khul Jaaye - Bararas (2006)

16. Meethi Meethi Baatan - Aap Ki Khatir (2006)

17. Yahi Hota Hai Pyar - Namaste London (2007)

18. Dil Ne Yeh Na Jaana - Red (2007)

19. Mukhunda Mukhunda - Dashavatar (2008)

20. Mashah Allah - Karzzzz (2008)

21. Tere bin Chain Na Aave - Karzzzz (2008)

22. Dhoom Tere Ishq Ki - Karzzzz (2008)

23. Piya Jaise Ladoo - Radio (2009)

24. Koi Na Koi Chahiye - Radio (2009)

25. Lagan Lagi - Dangreous Ishhq (2012)

26. Ishq Mein Ruswaa - Dangerous Ishhq (2012)

27. Sheeshe Ka Samundar - The Xpose (2014)

Himesh's 3 best 'composed only' Semi Classical songs in post ABA era:

> Ishq Mein Dil Koh - Banaras
> Main Jahaan Rahu - Namastey London
> Ishq Me Tere - Ahista Ahista

but if i had to pick one, then my personal fav would be Ishq Mein Dil Koh.

Ishq Mein Dil Koh (Banaras) and Sheeshe Ka Samundar - Reprise (The Xpose) are two good songs that can be heard back to back, whilst being in the same laidback mood...sunke sukoon milta hai

Sufi Rwak - pre ABA

Notably one song in pre-ABA era

> Uud Uud Jaaye - Vaada (2005)

Seductve Feel

> Sangdil Sanam - Tum (2004).

> Didave Didave - Aabra Ka Daabra (2004).

> Bheegi Bheegi - Julie (2004).

> Is Tarah Deewane - Insan (2005).

> Aakhiyaan Ladaja - Blackmail (2005).

Late Night Opera

> Mango - Damadamm (2011).

Tribute to 60's

Deliberate nazal singing along with old-age harmonium piece that plays intermittently throughout and underlying rhythmic that hit it da old style.

> Madhushala - Damadamm (2011).

> Afsana Ban Gaya Hoon - Aap Ki Khatir (2006), courtesy due to the old styled female computerized nazal lines from start & 0.08, 0.30 to 0.33 and old age harmonium piece from 1.39 to 1.46 and old-age lyrics like AFSANA.

> Tune Mera Chain Vain Le Liya from Anthony Kaun Hai (2006), courtesy due to the old age harmonium theme piece from 0.18 to 0.38 and old age lyrics like OH BALMA.

Interior Downtown Item

> Bijuriya - Shaadi Se Pehle (2006).

> Pyaar Ki Chatni - Phir Hera Pheri (2006).

Laxmikant Pyaarelal style

> Koi Aap Sa - Koi Aap Sa (2005).

> Tumhi Se Hi - Chup Chup Ke (2006).

Bossa Nova / Samba

Underyling beats with a mix of bossa nova and samba, thus producing a sound effect due to clicking / hitting two spoons together.

> Yun Toh Mera Dil - Damadamm (2011).

Sad

These songs have a sad undertone to them:

> Samjo Na - Aap Ka Suroor (2006).

> Chahe Gila Karo - Aap Ka Suroor (2006).

> Wada Tenu - Aap Ka Suroor (2006).

> Tu Yaad Na Aaye Aisa Koi Din Nahi - Aap Ka Suroor (2006)

> Kitna Pyaar Karte Hain - Banaras (2006).

> Tere Bina - AKS - The Moviee (2007).

> Naina Re - Dangerous Ishhq (2012).

Himesh's best sad songs in pre ABA era are Tere Naam - Sad and Kyun Kisi Ko, and best sad songs in post ABA era are Chahe Gila Karo (audio only) and Samjho Na (both audio visual).

Comedy

As a solo composer, Himesh's best comedy album in post ABA era is:

Chup Chup Ke (2006) - best songs were Shabe Firaq n Aaya Re [tie]

followed by:

Tom Dick N Harry (2006) - best song is Tanha Jiya Na Jaaye followed by Jhoom n Tere Sang Ishq [tie]

and:

Phir Hera Pheri (2006)

Himesh's best comedy album in pre ABA era is:

Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya (2005) - best song is Yeh Ladki

followed by:

Jodi No 1 (2001) - best song is title trax

Son Father Relationship

to feel the Son-Father relationship song for:

> Kid/child Himesh fans is: CARBON COPY from YEH HAI JALWA.

> baby Himesh fans is: PAPA MERE PAPA n RAAT HAI SOYI SOYI from MAIN AISA HI HOON.

Mothers Day

MUMMY COOL COOL from ANJAANE - THE UNKNOWN (2005)

Diwali

AAYI HAI DIWALI from AAMDANI ATTHANI KHARCHA RUPAIYA (2001)

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