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Laan, Ana / Oregano
Album:Oregano Collection:World
Artist:Laan, Ana Added:01/2007
Label:Random Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-05-06 Pull Date:2007-07-08 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:1 Jul24 Jun17 Jun3 Jun20 May13 May

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Album Review
Reviewed 2007-05-03 
ANA LAAN: Orégano
Random, 2004

Pleasantly moody pop from a Spanish/Swedish/American singer, who moves through folksy and electronic spaces with equal ease. She has a pretty voice and the production, although extensive, blends very well. Lots of multi-tracking in the vocals, all in Spanish except 7 & 13.

Fo’s Picks: 1, 2, 5, 6, 8, 10

1. midtempo: deadpan vox over electronic bubbling & screechy interjections
2. jazzy flow, light and breezy with acoustic guitar & piano break
3. noir-ish synth strings, burbling bass, lightly filtered vox break free near end
4. dragging beat loop, even-toned vocal
5. blips, beeps and a complex rhythm + acoustic guitar, gentle vocal
6. bright melody, lively folky vocal with acoustic guitar & swooping retro break
7. a cappella multi-tracked English vocal, a folk song fragment
8. pretty melody, processed vox & minimal drumbeat, circular guitar, bells
9. dubby looped backing, half-spoken filtered vox, tweaky synth under ending
10. modern lounge: piano/bubbly electronic swirl, pretty vocal, Brazilian touch
11. multi-tracked vocal over a sneaky, late-night pulse
12. spinning guitar pattern, sing-song vocal, cello break
13. a cappella multi-tracked Swedish vocal

[ Fo ] 3-May-07

Track Listing
1.Oregano 7.Marigold
2.Para El Dolor 8.Nestro Passeo Por La Playa
3.La Puerta 9.Blanco
4.Viene 10.Nana De Pablo
5.Llamaste 11.Tanta Pelea
6.Hidra 12.Si Te Quedas Conmigo
 13.Uti Var Hage