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Downs, Lila / Una Sangre
Album:Una Sangre Collection:World
Artist:Downs, Lila Added:06/2004

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-07-05 Pull Date:2004-09-06 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:5 Sep29 Aug22 Aug15 Aug8 Aug1 Aug25 Jul18 Jul

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 20, 2009:Inauguration Special At the Cafe Bohemian
4.Sep 03, 2006:"In Your Ear ..." with David Bug, a Sunday afternoon in Sept.
La Bamba
2.Oct 21, 2008:At the Cafe Bohemian
Una Sangre
5.Aug 31, 2006:"In Your Ear ..." with David Bug, the return
One Blood
3.Sep 11, 2006:"In Your Ear ..." with David Bug, it came from the sky (special)
Mother Jones
6.Dec 24, 2005:Blues Marathon - It's a Big Blues World
Mother Jones

Album Review
Reviewed 2004-06-22 
This glorious Mexican-American singer/songwriter and her gifted band deliver another great CD. She has fun with her politics but, make no mistake, she is making serious social statements about cultural exploration, empowerment, women, etc. The musical styles are varied and include a couple of truly fun covers. Play any track…you won’t be disappointed.

*1. Upbeat, lively and driving.
2. A subtle hip-hop feel to a tribute to a slain human-rights lawyer.
*3. Lush and slow with passionate, soaring vocals.
*4. Techno beats, Afro perc. A very different La Bamba.
5. English lyrics. A slow, relaxed groove w/a sophisticated sound.
*6. Great percussion/vocals/strings. Mid/uptempo & lyrical.
*7. Delicately moving w/soft vocals/strings. Truly lovely.
8.Wailing guitar leads into a relaxed La Cucaracha groove.
9. A bit bluesy, a bit funky - tribute to Mother Jones.
10. Rich, emotional vox/delicate strings. Slow & powerful.
11. Relaxed w/bits of hip hop, funk, even jazz. Nice.
12. Spanish version of #5. Driving w/an anthem sound.
13. Midtempo & too short. Strings/perc/vox.

Track Listing
1.Viborita 7.Tirineni Tsitsiki
2.Dignificada 8.La Cucaracha
3.Cielo Rojo 9.Mother Jones
4.La Bamba 10.Paloma Negra
5.One Blood 11.Brown Paper People
6.Malinche 12.Una Sangre
 13.Yanahuari Nin