Abbas Ali Khan stands out as one of the best Pakistani musicians in contemporary times. He possesses a soulful voice and superb songwriting talent. He started his musical career with an album called Humsafar which was a victim of bad distribution and promotion. But after a lot of hard work, he now has a hit album Sun Re under his belt.
Your full and real name?
Abbas Ali Khan
Star sign /birth date:
Sagittarius, November 23
Your favourite artists/ bands?
John Mayer, Zero Seven, Keane, Abida Parveen, Vital Signs, and alot of eastern classical singers
Your favourite label?
Hugo Boss, Alexander Mc Queen and locally and Munib Nawaz and Peepak Parvani
The last perfume you bought?
What do you do to relax?
Play my guitar or play with my daughter
Your favourite food?
Chinese and Thai all the way
Favourite coffee place?
Jamin Java and Coffee tea and company in Lahore
In your DVD player?
John Mayer Where the Light is
What do you do Sunday mornings?
Have Paratha in breakfast and spend time with my family.
Which song is closest to you and why?
“Yeh Sham” by Vital Signs, it is from my school days and has a lot of memories.
Except for your own self who do you listen to?
Any intelligent music
If you were not a singer, what would you be?
I am a motion graphics designer too
Most necessary thing for being a musician/singer?
Phobias, if any?
A lot of them that I don’t want to discuss in public
What is love for you?
Love is what we need the most. For me, it’s the source of inspiration behind my music and words
Most important possession?
A long list in school days! Can’t tell you the name but now all of them are married.
Describe yourself in three words?
Curious, creative, chilled out
Who is Abbas Ali Khan?
Abbas Ali Khan is a wanderer
The best quality you possess?
I think my ability to hold on to things but it’s also my worst quality in some cases.