Johansen, Kevin & the Nada / Sur O no Sur
Album: Sur O no Sur   Collection:World
Artist:Johansen, Kevin & the Nada   Added:Jan 2004
Label:Los Anos Luz  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2004-02-16 Pull Date: 2004-04-19 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Apr 25 Apr 18 Apr 11 Apr 4 Mar 28 Mar 21 Mar 14 Mar 7
Airplays: 1 3 2 3 1 2 4 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 26, 2022: deep storage
Cumbiera Intelectual
4. Oct 12, 2016: At the Cafe Bohemian
Sur O no Sur
2. Dec 06, 2017: At the Cafe Bohemian
Sur O no Sur
5. Jun 02, 2009: At the Cafe Bohemian
Puerto Madero
3. Oct 11, 2017: At the Cafe Bohemian
Puerto Madero
6. Nov 08, 2005: At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2004-02-12
He’s lived in Alaska, New York, Spain, and Argentina, and it shows. Part pop, a bit salsa, kinda jazzy and very hard to define. With lyrics in Spanish and/or in English, it’s a fun little blend of influences and a very un-pretentious release w/ lots of humor. He’s got a pleasant voice and is backed by an equally talented band. It’s unusual and it’s all good. But in the interest of space, I’ll only highlight the following (but you can just play anything…)

1. Mid-tempo w/an infectious groove.
2. Interesting blend of lounge laze and relaxed pop.
3. Quirky w/mostly spoken lyrics & a light bandoneon accent.
5. A light & sweet little love song.
6. Lazy, folksy, jazzy, and odd. Fun.
7. Sleepy zone-out folk love ode in English.
8. Instrumental ode to James Brown w/glockenspiel yet!
12. Guitar, vocals, perc, flute. Down/mid tempo w/a nice flair.
13. Low-key guitar/vocal Serge Gainsbourg cover in French.
17. Bright & fun w/nice use of strings, bandoneon.
18. Self-described “hip pop” w/a touch of funk.
20. Spoken word (w/a great male vox). No clue what he’s saying.

Track Listing
1. Sur O no Sur   11. Sur O no Sur (Reprise)
2. Star Estrella   12. Accion!
3. Puerto Madero   13. La Chanson De Prevert
4. La Procesion   14. Hindue Blues
5. Daisy   15. Go on
6. Timing   16. Hacele Caso
7. Down with My Baby   17. La Tangomana
8. Chill Out James   18. Me Fui Pal Monte
9. Cumbiera Intelectual   19. Candombito
10. No Seas Insegura   20. Ha Andao