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Appalatin / Vida
Album:Vida Collection:World
Artist:Appalatin Added:09/2018

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-09-23 Pull Date:2018-11-25 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:28 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 01, 2018:ad hoc variety show
3.Oct 25, 2018:No Cover, No Minimum
Reina De Mi Corazon
2.Dec 01, 2018:Music Casserole

Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2018-09-13 
Fusion album title reflects background of Yani Vozos from Eastern Kentucky and Marlon Obando from Nicaragua who started this Louisville-based band; lyrics are mostly Spanish, but some English as well; nice instrumentals on the arrangements from band members and guest players; vocals interspersed with instrumental pieces; mostly original with some classic Latin

NO FCC's; Favorite Tracks: 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, *10 (bluegrass version of Guantanamera)

1—Primavera (4:00) – half rock with distorted guitar, half Latin; unison singing

*2 – Reina de mi corazon (4:23) – salsa type beat; flute and horn flourishes; solo singer with some harmonizing

3 –Vida (4:16) – guitar and flute backed solo voice

*4—Pituco (3:55) –Andean pipes and guitar; catchy

5—Flow Like A River (3:33) – English lyrics with lots of instrument-backing; lovely flute accents

*6—Vos me das (3:14)-- harmony and rhythmic singing with banjo (?) and harmonica; really comes together

7 –Sweet Song of My Soul (3:37) – English lyrics with more great flute playing

*8 –Echo (4:14) – Andean vibe; very pretty instrumental with charango and guitar

*9-Moliendo Cafe (3:45) – more Andean flavor on this Venezuelan classic

**10—Guantanamera (3:34) – bluegrass version with lyrics in Spanish and English; unusual; very fast with charango, banjo, fiddle

Track Listing
1.Primavera 6.Vos Me Das
2.Reina De Mi Corazon 7.Sweet Song Of My Soul
3.Vida 8.Echo
4.Pituco 9.Moliendo Cafe
5.Flow Like A River 10.Guantanamera