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Nova is a Bangladeshi rock band formed in Dhaka in 1986 by Ahmed Fazal. They are considered to be one of the pioneers in psychedelic and progressive rock music in Bangladesh. The band rose to mainstream fame in the early 1990s, establishing themselves as one of the most popular bands of that time in Bangladesh. The band went into a hiatus in the 2000s but made a comeback with the album "Return of the Nova" released in 2010.[1][failed verification][2][3][4]

Nova
OriginDhaka, Bangladesh
Genres
Years active1986-2002, 2010-present
Labels
  • Sargam Records
  • Soundtek Music Ltd
Associated acts
Members
  • Ahmed Fazal
  • Apu
  • Noor
  • Souren
Past members
  • Valo
  • Tolo
  • Moy
  • Shakil Khan
  • Charu
  • Rubel
  • Shree
  • Imran
  • Antony Samiul Mashooq
  • Lukan

DiscographyEdit

  • Ahoban (1989)
  • Rajakarer Talika Chai (1990)
  • School Polatok Meye (1993)
  • Vaiso (1996)
  • Nova'99 (1999)
  • Thikana (2002)
  • Return of the Nova (2010)

Compilation albumsEdit

  • Shokti
  • Ghreena
  • Khoma
  • Shesh Dekha
  • Ora Egaro Jon
  • Betha

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ঘরে ঘরে উৎসবে ব্যান্ড নোভা (in Bengali). Dainik Destiny. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  2. ^ ‘গানোফোন’-এ গাইবেন ব্যান্ড নোভা (in Bengali). justnewsbd.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  3. ^ ১৬ নভেম্বর এক মঞ্চে ১০ ব্যান্ড [16 November 10 bands on one stage]. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
  4. ^ ঢাকার মাঠে ওল্ড ইজ গোল্ড [Old Is Gold at the field]. Kaler Kantho (in Bengali). Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2013.