Mukti And Revival is a Legendary Band of Nepal. With Mukti Shakya as the frontman – lead vocalist as well as guitarist, the band is the first to have introduced blues in Nepal. Influenced by western blues, their song also has a rock flavour in their songs. Also known as the king of blues- Mukti Shakya was brought up in Kathmandu. He had keen interest in music since his childhood.Before the 80’s Mukti got involved with many band like “The Elegance” and “Radium”. He then went to Spain and also got married with a Spanish girl, Mary. After 90’s he returned back to Nepal and formed his own band which turned ou to be the greatest blues rock band of the country- “The Mukti and Revival”. The band members are:
Sunit Kansakar(Guitar), Roshan Kansakar (Bass), Nikhil Tuladhar(Drum).
They say that old is gold and it seems it really is. Here is one old clip of Mukti Shakya singing-Kati Kura Garchu with Udo Kirch on Ukelele broadcasted on Nepal Tv. Mukti Shakya and Udo Kirch start singing nepali folk in 1987 . Mukti then had a Rock band The Elegance. “This was one of the best moment of our friendship , music creation , travelling, partying, jamming, goin Nasty..” says Mukti Shakya. He performed together with Udo in Nepal Tv. Tv had been established recently during that time. Enjoy..