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Aurelio / Laru Beya
Album:Laru Beya Collection:World
Artist:Aurelio Added:02/2011
Label:Sub Pop Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-02-20 Pull Date:2011-04-24 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:24 Apr17 Apr20 Mar13 Mar6 Mar27 Feb

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 23, 2011:Music Casserole
4.Mar 18, 2011:No Cover, No Minimum
2.Apr 16, 2011:Music Casserole
Yurumei, Ereba
5.Mar 15, 2011:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Apr 12, 2011:Bisous Bijoux
6.Mar 11, 2011:Everyday Commotion

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2011-02-21 
Garifuna from Central America, a blend of African and Caribbean musical influences. all tracks are very good, GREAT liner notes and each song has a good story behind it.
Read the descriptions of the songs & history of the Garifuna.
1: 3:45 mid tempo male vocal with dreamy/tremolo guitars & percussion, Latin & Caribbean vibes with Youssou N' Dour vocal
2: 3:23 mid tempo, male vocal, female chorus, about romance on the beach
***3: 3:56 slow to mid tempo, male vocal, trance vocals & percussion
4: 4:04 mid to faster, about politicians, male vocalists from Senegal
****5: 3:51 faster. clave sticks, horns, fast punta rhythm, nice dance trance song, it describes two centuries of Garifuna history
6: 3:47 mid to faster paranda rhythm with reggae vibe, Njaaya from Senegal with female vocals
7: 3:36 mid tempo paranda ballad with Orchestra Baobab singers
8: 4:57 slow, male vocal, fem chorus, noodling guitars
****9: 3:53 mid to faster, low key, tremolo guitars, cool percussion, french influenced female singers know as gunchei
***10: 4:15 mid to faster, a sacred song with Youssou N' Dour vocal line
***11: 4:25 mid to faster, cool trance vocal, percussion & horns
****12: 3:39 faster punta beat, nice dance beat, male vocal, female chorus D Farrell 02/2011

Track Listing
1.Lubara Wanwa 7.Bisin Nu
2.Laru Beya 8.Mayahuaba
3.Yange 9.Tio Sam
4.Weibayuwa 10.Wamada
5.Yurumei 11.Naqaruguma
6.Ineweyu 12.Ereba