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Gipsy Kings / Roots
Album:Roots Collection:World
Artist:Gipsy Kings Added:Mar 2004
Label:Nonesuch Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-05-10 Pull Date:2004-07-12 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Jul 11Jul 4Jun 27Jun 20Jun 13Jun 6May 30May 23

 Recent Airplay
1.Feb 11, 2015:2-11-2015
Bolerias, Tarantas, Hermanos
4.Dec 06, 2008:New World Disorder
2.Feb 15, 2014:Music Casserole
5.Nov 08, 2005:At the Cafe Bohemian
Aven, Aven
3.Jul 12, 2011:Music Casserole
6.Aug 16, 2005:Storytime!
Aven, Aven

Album Review
Reviewed 2004-05-05 
The masters go acoustic and deliver a release that pays homage to their Flamenco roots. The fiery guitars and heartfelt vocals are much in evidence, as is a feeling of warmth & energy that reflects this recording done in a French villa. One star every track, great stuff.

1. Lively and lusty w/great vocals.
2. Slower w/passionate vocals & a sense of longing.
3. A slow and emotional song that ends much too soon.
4. Wonderful, intricate guitar work. Great instrumental track.
5. Great percussive sound, palmas, guitars, vocals. Fast & so good
6. Slightly bouncy love song w/warm & sensual vocals.
7. Swaying blend of vocals & guitars w/a hint of sadness.
8. Wonderful instrumental w/virtuoso guitar work.
9. Soaring vocals, downtempo & dramatic.
10. Flamenco boogie? Oddly fun w/an almost Tex-Mex feel.
11. The Kings do Django in a Gypsy/Flamenco/jazzy thing. Nice.
12. Sweet & light w/a nice sense of lyrical joy.
13. Contemporary ballad w/a delicate feeling & sense of loss.
14. Wonderful use of kora in this upbeat little jazzy romp.
15. Catchy rhythm, rich vocals, a fun, festive tune.
16. Upbeat w/rich mix of strings & a group sing-along feel. Fun!

Track Listing
1.Aven, Aven 9.Fandango
2.Legende 10.Boogie
3.Fandango 11.Nuages
4.Bolerias 12.Como Ayer
5.Rhythmic 13.Soledad
6.Como Siento Yo 14.Tampa
7.Amigo 15.Hermanos
8.Tarantas 16.Petite Noya