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Ilaiyaraaja announces How To Name It 2

The news of a follow-up album was received with overwhelming love on social media

Published: 21st February 2022

Legendary composer Ilaiyaraaja regaled his fans with a surprise announcement about his next musical endevaour.

In a video message posted on his social media accounts, Ilaiyaraaja announced that a sequel to his hugely popular 1988 Indo-Western fusion album, How To Name It, was in the works.

He said, "In films, there are sequels, right? There is a Part I, Part II, Part III. Superman I, Superman 2, Superman 3 or a Batman 1,2,3,4. I had a thought as to why such a thing should not happen in music. So How to Name it 2? is going to come soon."

The 10 tracks of the first album were How To Name It?', 'Mad Mod Mood Fugue', 'You Cannot Be Free', 'Study For Violin', 'It Is Fixed', 'Chamber Welcomes Thiyagaraja', 'I Met Bach In My House', 'And We Had A Talk', 'Don't Compare' and 'Do Anything'.

The news of a follow-up album was received with overwhelming love on social media, and netizens have been raving about the prospects of Ilaiyaraaja coming up with another independent album.

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