Oakland, CA indie band Trails And Ways have dropped a new video for their cover of Jorge Ben song "Taj Mahal". The song has been added to our current playlist.
The video is accompanied by the following statement: "so much love/respect to jorge. j's original is a retelling of the classic indian love story that built the Taj Mahal, and we do a retelling of the retelling, rewriting the verses to english ones about the 16th c. queer love story of Sufi poet Shah Hussain and Madho Lal
to honor and help give voice to real present-day South Asian folks and their love stories, we're asking anybody who digs the song to check out & donate a bit to Trikone, a group founded in the Bay Area that provides a space, advocacy and support for LGBTQ South Asian folks."
The video does the retellingˆ2 out of found footage of rad bollywood dancers pluis jaguar spirit world intermission. Watch it below.