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MUMBAI, (ANI) - What's life without music? Be it a film or real-life event, a dash of music is needed at most places, especially to uplift people's spirits. The opening ceremony of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) will also have

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer Sanam Puri talked about the latest track 'Aur Iss Dil Mein', released by the rock band 'Sanam' which consists of Sanam Puri (lead vocalist/composer), Samar Puri (lyricist/lead guitar/composer), Venky S (bass guitar) and Keshav Dhanraj. 'Sanam' is

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Grammy Awards winners Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and Ruslan Sirota have collaborated with singer Kshitij Tarey for an international album titled 'Classical Crossover'. The album is a fusion music project with an amalgamation of different genres of

Photo : On March 26, the Los Angeles Master Chorale presented the world premiere of Indian American composer Reena Esmail’s latest work at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA. (Arnaud Pyvka photo) By REENA RATHORE Indian American composer Reena Esmail

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Abdu Rozik's team has issued an official statement in which they have clarified what exactly happened between him and MC Stan that created differences. Their friendship took a bitter turn on the sets of 'Bigg Boss 16' and

MUMBAI (IANS) Carnatic singer Bombay Jayashri was rushed to a hospital after she was found unconscious in her hotel room in the UK.The Oscar nominated singer is said to have suffered a brain aneurysm and undergone surgery. As per media reports,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Playback singer Shilpa Rao, who is known for her songs like 'Manmarziyaan', 'Tose Naina Laage', 'Khuda Jaane' and most recently 'Ruaa Ruaa' from 'PS: 2', is set to team up with the musical duo Faridkot of 'Jehda

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - He says playing the drums requires all four limbs to work together in synchronicity, creating a unique voice that is specific to the individual. That when one is on the drums, it is all about surrendering

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular rapper MC Stan recalled his journey in the music industry and how he made his name in showbiz. Hailing from Pune, Maharashtra, music became his first love after listening to Qawwali played at his home and

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singing sensation Arijit Singh released his latest single 'Bairiya', a Sufi, soft rock romantic ballad. He called the song special, and that he felt it deeply when he sang it. Arijit, the voice behind 'Bairiya' said: "'Bairiya' is

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Eminent filmmaker S.S. Rajmouli has said that music director M. M. Keeravani couldn't control tears on seeing the surprise gift from musician Richard Carpenter. The "RRR" director told Carpenter that during the entire Oscar campaign, Keeravani maintained his

MUMBAI, IANS) - Guru Randhawa's new song 'Mountain Peak' has a lyrical animated music video. The track sets the vibe for a long drive with its lyrics and captivating music. Guru extends his set of duties as an artiste on the

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Music composer Amit Trivedi, who is known for his work on films such as 'Dev.D', 'Queen', 'Lootera', 'Manmarziyaan' and several others, has created a new anthem song for the Rajasthan Royals in collaboration with his 'Chaudhary' folk

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - He remembers not snatching anytime for himself when the sailing was smooth. He laments the fact that while anxiety and depression are discussed, they barely scratch the surface. "One particularly dangerous condition is the mania phase

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Bhuban Badyakar, a peanut seller in West Bengal, used to sing 'Kacha Badam' to sell his peanuts and the same song made him an internet sensation. A social media user uploaded his video on the internet after which

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Former 'Bigg Boss 16' contestant Ankit Gupta, who is currently seen playing the role of a singer in the show 'Junooniyatt', talks about his love for music and how important it is in his life. He even

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Arpan Kumar Chandel, the rapper who's known by his stage name King, has announced that the reboot of his superhit number, 'Maan Meri Jaan', with American singer-songwriter  Nick Jonas will drop on March 10. It will be

CHENNAI (IANS) - Music composer and singer A.R. Rahman's son, A.R. Ameen, escaped a freak accident three days ago which still traumatizes him. Ameen in a social media post shared that the accident occurred in the set where music was

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Bollywood's 'Dreamgirl' Hema Malini, who is also an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna, has released two devotional tracks, 'Shyam Rang Mein' and 'Achutam Keshavam' for Holi at Shri Radha Raman Temple in Vrindavan. She said: "I wish you

MUMBAI, (IANS) -Taking a step in bringing forward the northeast's independent music into the mainstream, actor-producer Vidyut Jammwal has released a special cut with his take on Gangtok-based rapper Ugen Bhutia aka UNB's track 'Hum Bhi Kya Kum Hain'. The actor

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor recounted recording the track 'Teri Galliyan' from the 2014 film 'Ek Villain' and expressed gratitude to Mohit Suri for letting her sing the song. Sharing her experience, she said: "Before recording the song, when

LOS ANGELES, CA (ANI) - The Oscar-nominated song 'Naatu Naatu' from S.S. Rajamouli's RRR will be performed at the 95th Academy Awards by singers Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava in their Oscar debut. The cross-cultural hit is nominated in the original

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Invited in 2022 to join the US Grammy Recording Academy as a voting member, singer Sonam Kalra has been on a roll post Pandemic. As she gets to release several new tracks this year, Kalra says,

PUNE, (IANS) - Be it 'Baarishein', 'Alag Aasmaan' or 'Ocean', singer Anuv Jain, has made a mark among the youth with his soft-Indie pop style of music. When asked why he thinks the youth like his songs, the singer, who mostly

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - She just 'started' singing one day

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - "Sadly, studying music or arts for a lifetime is not considered important enough. Success means winning a talent show and not otherwise. I fail to understand how one puts artistic urges in these parameters?" questions Padma

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Iconic band 'Backstreet Boys' is set to bring their 'DNA World Tour' to India in May, returning to the country after 13 years. Brought to India by BookMyShow and Live Nation, the DNA World Tour celebrates 30

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Even as Mumbai Police on February 21 booked Swapnil P. Phaterpekar, the son of Shiv Sena (UBT) MLA Prakash Phaterpekar, for the attack on playback singer Sonu Nigam, the Indian Singers Rights Association (ISRA) condemned the incident,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Ace singers Tulsi Kumar and Jubin Nautiyal have collaborated for their upcoming track 'Mast Aankhein', produced by Bhushan Kumar. The music video features Shantanu Maheshwari and Shweta Sharda along with Tulsi and Jubin. Tulsi, who sang songs such as

By VINOD MIRANI Music makes or mars a film. Filmmakers all over have lived by this belief and rightly so. In the old days, music mostly meant melody. Depending on the theme and situation, there would be a club song, a

Mumbai, (IANS) The famous singer Kumar Sanu remembers composing the romantic track 'Saanso Ki Zarurat Hai Jaise' from the 1990 movie 'Aashiqui.' This Movie is directed by Mahesh Bhatt and starring A Rahul Roy, and Anu Aggarwal. After listening to Bidipta

MUMBAI, (IANS) - To make her Valentine's Day even special, singer Rohanpreet Singh gave his wife and singer Neha Kakkar a romantic song 'Gham Khushiyan', which will drop on February 13. The song is sung by Arijit Singh and Neha Kakkar,

Los Angeles (IANS) The Michael Jackson estate is in the process of selling half of its stake in the King of Pop's music catalog for between $800 million and $900 million. Three sources confirmed this to Variety. According to Variety, Sony and

MUMBAI, (IANS) - As the movie 'Gangs of Wasseypur' completes its 10 years, lyricist, musician, and stand-up comedian, Varun Grover shared how he convinced director Anurag Kashyap to give him a chance to write the songs for the film. He said:

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Musician-singer Shekhar Ravjiani, fresh off the success of the music of the mega-hit 'Pathaan', has launched his own Indie record label 'Garuudaa Musiic'. Ravjiani said: "I always wanted to make songs that are unapologetically expressive, and that relates

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Beating the Retreat ceremony was held on January 29 at Vijay Chowk here, to mark the formal end of this year's Republic Day celebrations. Tunes based on Indian classical ragas were the main highlight of the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - There are many songs that celebrate all that makes India beautiful, from vocalist Lata Mangeshkar's "Ae Mere Watan ke Logon" to "Meri Desh Ki Dharti." Here are some more from Bollywood. 'Teri Mitti' from 'Kesari' From the 2019

CHENNAI, (IANS) - Noted playback singer Vani Jairam, in Tamil Nadu, was on January 25 awarded the Padma Bhushan. She has rendered more than 8,000 playback songs in 14 different languages. She has also recorded thousands of devotional and private albums

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The track 'Chaudhary', composed by Amit Trivedi for Coke Studio, is back in a new form this time featuring singers Jubin Nautiyal, Yohani, and Mame Khan. The song, written by Shelle, is a fusion and features Rajasthani

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The first song from the upcoming film 'Gandhi Godse Ek Yudh', titled 'Vaishnav Jan To' was unveiled on January 25. The song by music composer A.R. Rahman was originally written by late Narsinh Mehta and has been sung

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Indie music star Prateek Kuhad, who is known for songs like 'Cold/Mess', and 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan', feels that the Internet has completely changed the way the music industry functions and has also empowered musicians. He said, "The

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Nine-year-old Jetshen Dohna Lama, from Pakyong, Sikkim has been named the winner of the singing reality show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs'. The show, which started on October 15, 2022, concluded with a grand finale, and

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao talked about his first ever single, 'Achha Sila Diya', and working with actress, dancer, and model Nora Fatehi on the track. The song is a remake of the 90s popular track 'Accha Sila Diya

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular singer Dhvani Bhanushali said she is excited about bringing a complete album for music lovers for the first time and expressed her hope that the viewers will show their admiration for 'Lagan'. She is known for her

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Oscar and Grammy-winning composer A.R. Rahman has teamed up with renowned violinist Dr. L. Subramaniam to honor the art and legacy of the late musician professor V. Lakshminarayana and to celebrate commonality and the gift of life

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Music composer Adnan Sami said that music has no language and boundaries and has shared a heartfelt video compilation of all his hit tracks from the South. His video comes out after he lashed out at Andhra Pradesh

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Padma Shri awardee and playback singer Sonu Nigam recently launched the music video of Shri Hanuman Chalisa. The singer shared that he would feel the presence of his mother while working on the track. With this music video

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Indian singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh is set to perform at the Coachella music and arts festival 2023 in April. The festival will be headlined by South Korean girl band - Blackpink, Bad Bunny, Bjork. As the news of Diljit performing

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan said that his wife Sangeeta is his biggest inspiration and revealed how they both started dating when they were still in school. He said: "I am very lucky that I have Sangeeta, Shivam

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular 1980s singer Shabbir Kumar, who sang some memorable tracks in movies such as 'Betaab', 'Coolie', 'Mard' and 'Woh 7 Din', recalled his first meeting with legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and getting an opportunity to sing with

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - Singer Kailash Kher, who had earlier sung for the BJP in elections, will now be releasing a song for the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on her birthday on January 15. The song eulogizes her as "saakshaat

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The makers of 'Kuttey' have unveiled the song 'Phir Dhan Te Nan' from Aasmaan Bhardwaj's upcoming directorial. Composer of the track Vishal Bhardwaj said the song, “is an emotion which wells up inside you. It's catchy, yet

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer Shweta Shetty, who has sung songs like "Khidki pe aaona bahar naa jau, kaise mein sare din ghar mein bitau" in the late 1990s and is also known for "Deewane To Deewane Hain", shared memories of

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Former India captain Virat Kohli said that he has never shied away from making bold choices as he will be seen featuring in a rap song titled 'Naya Sher' by rappers Divine and Jonita Gandhi. This new anthem

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Oscar-winning music director, singer, and songwriter AR Rahman is celebrating his 56th birthday on January 6 and he has announced the launch of his digital platform 'Katraar'. Born on January 6, 1967, the ace musician is opening new

LOS ANGELES, CA – California based rapper, songwriter and singer Raja Kumari has collaborated with musician John Legend for a track called 'Keep Walking'. The duo co-curated a catchy anthem that is a rallying cry for those driven by self-belief to

By SUKANT DEEPAK NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Hoping that the post-Pandemic high continues and is not eclipsed by the fear of yet another wave, singer Vidya Shah has a consistent rhythm for 2023 set in place. Though initially trained in Carnatic music,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular singer and rapper Badshah feels that in the coming three years, Indian non-film music will become a prominent domain and a force to reckon with. Badshah, whose real name is Aditya Prateek Singh Sisodia, said that independent

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Pop sensation Armaan Malik, who has voiced songs in 11 languages and bagged awards for his expansive work in Indian music, this year won international awards. He said that 2022 has been nothing short of magical professionally

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular singer Jasbir Jassi recounted the first interview he gave in English during an international tour and how he misunderstood the questions and gave utterly wrong answers. He said: "During my initial days when we went for one

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Days after a Delhi-based advocate filed a complaint with Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur and the Central Board of Film Certification against Bollywood actors Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone for a music video for hurting

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Registering her presence as a classical singer in the '80s, Shubha Mudgal, who started experimenting with other forms including pop and fusion, in the '90s surprised her listeners with ease with the way she negotiated the

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The album of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's upcoming film 'Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat', composed by Amit Trivedi, is out. The filmmaker-music composer duo is known for belting out chartbuster albums together from 'Dev D' to 'Manmarziyaan'. The album

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Rapper Anurag Desiworldwide said about his latest track 'Tauba,' "The song is unique because we have used Indipop music, and moreover it's a Hindi song! Previously, I have done Punjabi and Haryanvi songs and this one is

MUMBAI (IANS) - Singer and actress Iulia Vantur said she was inspired by Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar for her latest song 'Yai Re'. She has collaborated with Honey Singh for the track which was originally sung by Asha Bhosle for the

LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) - The shortlisting of the 'Naatu Naatu' song picturized on Ram Charan and Jr NTR from 'RRR' for the Oscar in the best original song category has come as another major achievement for S.S. Rajamouli's epic

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has recreated the 1990s hit track 'Yai Re' from the movie 'Rangeela', which was Grammy and Oscar-winning composer A. R. Rahman's first Hindi soundtrack. The recreated number features elements of EDM (electronic

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The new version of the track 'Shut Up', which is a collaboration between singer Tulsi Kumar and Ghanaian musician KiDi, was unveiled on Saturday. The upbeat number, this time, has been composed by Tanishk Bagchi along with

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A.R. Rahman had no idea that "Infinite Love," his 2012 single, would spark a movement. The world was inspired by the Grammy and Oscar-winning composer's song of inclusivity, peace, and love during one of the darkest

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The eternal combination of music with films and stars, many times their fate intertwined, with each giving a boost to the other, is considered a hallmark of Indian movies. Among the sacksful of musical blockbusters churned out by

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - An eclectic digital art and music experience, ‘The Delicious Design Project’ by Glenmorangie seeks to re-imagine in technicolor the visual and cultural nuances of India. Indian American musician Karsh Kale along with artist Nikunj Patel of Studio

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The late playback singer Mukesh Chand Mathur, professionally known as Mukesh, has lent his voice to some of the iconic songs of Hindi cinema and is credited with defining the soundscape of Hindi films with his association

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Shreya Ghoshal has shared her experience of working with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for 'Sukoon'. The second song from the album, 'Tujhe Bhi Chand' sung by Shreya, is out and she says that it is a tribute to

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actor Angad Bedi and actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, who have worked together in the sports-drama film 'Soorma', had quite a reunion during the Mumbai leg of Diljit's 'Born to Shine' tour. Angad, along with his wife Neha Dhupia attended

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Diva Malaika Arora got a chance to get clicked with American rapper Post Malone, who was performing at a concert in Mumbai. Malaika shared pictures of her with Malone, where they are seen sharing a laugh a. The

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Sanjay Leela Bhansali's original album 'Sukoon' took him almost two years to curate it. The filmmaker presents this album as an ode to the Queen of Melody, Lata Mangeshkar. Comprising nine songs, the album brings back the memories

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Rapper Badshah has teamed up with musical twins Sukriti and Prakriti for their much-anticipated song 'Kya Say'. Sonically, the song features a southern ethnic sound, with a groove that flows over into the eponymous hook line. The visuals

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The song 'Current Laga Re' from the upcoming Ranveer Singh-starrer 'Cirkus' was launched on December 8 here. The song, which has the potential to become a superhit and to play at parties during the holiday season, has been

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer Shivangi Sharma is gearing up for a song of hers titled 'Same Old Lies'. She said, "This song is about getting cheated by a guy which is totally relatable to many because it's going on in society

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Playback singer Jubin Nautiyal has taken a "recovery break" after he suffered injuries from falling off a staircase. Jubin shared a picture and wrote: "Recovery break. See you guys soon." On December 1, Jubin Nautiyal suffered injuries after he

MUMBAI, (IANS) - YouTube on December 5 revealed the best creators and videos of 2022 of India, in which the video song 'Srivalli' from the movie‘Pushpa’   is the top music video. Comedy video creator 'Shorts Break' is listed as the top

MUMBAI (ANI) - Known as the 'Disco King' of the Indian music industry, Bappi Lahiri's contributions to the music industry have been etched into our hearts. Bappi Da, as he was fondly addressed, made more than 9,000 songs during his time

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Udit Narayan recalled his first meeting with his wife Deepa Narayan, and his initial days of struggle on 'The Kapil Sharma Show'. He said: "I met Deepa at a regional music director's place where I was rehearsing. It

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Apple Music on November 28 launched a new replay experience revealing 2022's top charts, in which Arijit Singh is the top artist in India whereas 'Excuses' song by AP Dhillon and Gurinder Gill is listed as

In college, when he was learning Bharatanatyam, his friend, a guitar player would often pull his leg over the make-up Raghu Dixit would wear for his performance. The friend would insist that playing the guitar was a much more macho

India-West News Desk SAN DIEGO, CA - Flautist Shashank Subramanyam has been announced as a recipient of the prestigious Chevalier Award by the French government. The Chevalier Award instituted by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 is the highest award given by the French

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Popular singer Palak Muchhal’s latest music video 'Theher Ja' features Richa Ravi Sinha and Ashish Bhatia. The 30-year-old singer who has sung for films such as 'Ek Tha Tiger', 'Aashiqui 2', 'Kick' and 'Baaghi 2' has had an

VARANASI, (IANS) - The setting could not have been better. The aesthetic Guleria Kothi on the ghat in Varanasi. The balmy afternoon sun

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Punjabi singer Harnoor says his latest track 'Chandni Raat', which has been shot in Vancouver, Canada, is all about the emotions of love and romance. He says: "Chandni Raat is a track which is indeed very close to

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Folk-fusion singer Papon, who is best known for his tracks 'Moh Moh Ke Dhaage' and 'Kaun Mera and Kyon', was excited about performing in celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of Ahom General Lachit Borphukan. Lachit Divas

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actor Gurmeet Choudhary and Giorgia Andriani have come together for a new single titled 'Dil Jisse Zinda Hain' which hit the airwaves on November 18. The song has been sung by playback singer Jubin Nautiyal and sees him

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Musician Adnan Sami recently penned a scathing note attacking Pakistan establishment for harassing him and saying he will expose all that in due time, which will leave many in shock. Adnan, who is been a citizen of India

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA – While Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, and Adele are among the top nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards this year, Indians and Indian Americans too figure in the list that was announced on November 15. Composer and

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Playback singer Armaan Malik, who is known for songs such as "Bol Do Na Zara", "Jab Tak" and "Chale Aana", has been feted with the 2022 MTV Europe Music Award for "Best India Act" for his English

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Singer-songwriter Mellow D, who did the rap in 'Bhool Bhulaiya 2' title track and is known for his track 'Drunk N High', is out with another song 'Chi-Chi' which features the main singer Baba from 'The Doorbeen'. The

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actress-dancer Nora Fatehi will be lending her voice along with international rapper Nicki Minaj for the official football anthem - 'Light the Sky' for FIFA World Cup 2022. Joining the leagues of Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, the global

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Multi-hyphenate Farhan Akhtar, who made his acting debut with the musical film 'Rock On!!', feels that rock music is what keeps the maximum city of Mumbai alive. He seems to be right as the cosmopolitan is a melting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - One of South India's top singers, Sid Sriram said that he finds home to be an interesting concept and that he often comes back to the question of what it is. He wrote a lengthy post

DOHA, (IANS) - It seems FIFA World Cup host Qatar wants the run-up to the first biggest celebration of the sport in the Middle East to be a melodious affair. After releasing a World Cup song with Indian siren Nora

A.R. Rahman recently talked about his upcoming projects, ongoing developments, the use of technology in the music industry

By VIKAS DATTA A tabla player with a prominent theatrical troupe, he went on to partner with a harmonium player to create - and guide - the duo that seamlessly melded the strains of Indian classical and popular music with Western

CHENNAI, (IANS) - France has decorated the Carnatic vocalist, composer, humanitarian, and speaker Aruna Sairam with its prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) award. Its previous recipients from India

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - She is just 23 and has already created a storm with her unfiltered lyrics in songs such as 'Chill Kinda Guy' and 'Main Nahi Toh Koun.' Rapper Srushti Tawade, who has a master’s degree in English,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Actress-producer Nitu Chandra Srivastav has come up with the seventh edition of Chhath Pooja music video titled 'Chhat 2022' featuring herself. The song has been crooned by Sunidhi Chauhan and depicts gratitude towards nature and an ode to

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, (IANS) - Kerala's noted music band, 'Thaikudam Bridge' has stated that it would take legal recourse against the super-hit movie ‘Kanthara,’ accusing the makers of resorting to plagiarism and that its song ‘Varaha Roopam’ was a copy of their

MUMBAI, (IANS) - "I am not media shy at all. Media is a business and I have no business with it. Only my work has business with it. I work, and if it is good enough, it is a product