Snatam Kaur performed ‘Darashan Maago’ from her Grammy-Nominated album, Beloved. This shabd was requested by the academy after reviewing the album.
When the academy officials wrote us to request this song, I mentioned to Snatam that she could write them back and suggest one of the songs that get more downloads and streams.
This is what she wrote me back:
“I played it through this morning and was brought to tears. I feel that the Guru wants this played at the Grammys and will hold the space for us beautifully. It is a totally unique sound to what is normally played there, I would imagine, and may be a breath of fresh air for people. It is totally in my bones, blood, and spirit. I am completely on board to play this and feel it will work beautifully.”
Then a few minutes later I got another e-mail from her that said:
“Oh and one more thing….