Sunday, December 13, 2009

Senior Coconut - Around the World

Üwe Schmidt is an supremely talented musician, with real soul and, equal to his musicianship, a sly sense of humor. So many stage names, such great titles: "Sounds like Preset Rhythm," "All Notes On," "Son of a Glitch." This record is a joy. It features loving, swinging Latin-style covers of several well-known US/English pop songs (Prince, Eurythimics, Trio, etc.) but when the band kicks into the famous Latin dance tune "Que Rico El Mambo," you know they are the real thing.
Schmidt calls it Electrolatino, but this is truly great music no mater what

1. Around the World (Intro) [Rumba] 2. Sweet Dreams [Cha-Cha-Cha] 3. Da Da Ich Lieb Dich Nicht du Liebst Mich Nicht [Cha-Cha-Cha] 4. Kiss [Cha-Cha-Cha] 5. Corcovado [Bolero/Cha Cha] 6. Around the World (Interlude) [Rumba] 7. Que Rico el Mambo 8. Pinball Chacha [Cha-Cha-Cha] 9. White Horse [Merengue] 10. Vida Es Llena de Cables [Guaguancó/Acitón] 11. Moscow Discow [Mambo] 12. Around the World (Outro) [Rumba] 13. Dreams Are My Reality [Full Version][*]14. Voodoo Dreams [Atom Remix][*] - Les Baxter & His Orchestra


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