Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Shakira - Oral Fixation Tour

Oral Fixation Tour

This is a great concert from 2006 by Shakira from Miami, Florida. The show is fun and full of energy. Shakira's dancing throughout the songs makes for a lively show. The crowd is also lively and really into the music. My favorite performances are "La Tortura", "Whenever, Wherever", and the grand finale "Hips Don't Lie". Other songs here are "Estoy Aquí", "Te Dejo Madrid", "Don't Bother", "Antología", "Hey You", "Inevitable", "Si Te Vas", "No", "La Pared", Underneath Your Clothes", "Pies Descalzos", "Ciega, Sordomuda", and "Ojos Así". A lot of extras are here. The bonus clips are "Obtener Un Sí", "La Pared", and the video "Las De La Intucion". It also comes with a CD and has the songs "Estoy Aqui", "Don't Bother", "Invetiable", "La Pared", and "Hips Don't Lie" on it. I also like her Laundry Service, Fijación Oral Vol. 1, Oral Fixation Vol. 2, and Sale el Sol albums. Also, her En Vivo Desde Paris concert.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Introducing...Rubén González

Introducing...Rubén González

This album from 1997 by Cuban musician Rubén González has beautiful piano playing. My favorite songs are "Mandinga (Bilongo)", "Almendra", and "Tumbao". Other songs here are "La Enganadora", "Cumbanchero", "Tres Lindas Cubanas", "Melodia Del Rio", "Siboney", and "Como Siente Yo".

Monday, October 27, 2008

Afro-Cuban All Stars - A Toda Cuba Le Gusta

A Toda Cuba Le Gusta

This is a 1997 Cuban music album by the Afro-Cuban All Stars. It is a great album of Cuban music by Cuban musicians. My favorite songs are "Habana Del Este" and "Fiesta De La Rumba". Other songs here are "Amor Verdadero", "Alto Songo", "A Toda Cuba La Gusta", "Los Sitio Asere", "Pio Mentiroso", "Maria Caracoles", "Clasiqueando con Ruben", and "Elube Chango".

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Esperanza Spalding - Esperanza

Esperanza

This is a Latin jazz music album by Esperanza Spalding from 2008. She has a nice voice and good style of singing on this jazza album. Some of my favorite songs are "I Know You Know", "Fall In", and "She Got to You". Other songs here are "Ponta De Areia", "I Adore You", "Cuerpo Y Alma (Body & Soul)", "Precious", "Mela", "Love in Time", "Espera", "If That's True", and "Samba Em Preludio".

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Shakira - Oral Fixation Vol. 2

Oral Fixation Vol. 2

This is a 2006 album by Shakira of pop and Latin pop music. My favorite songs are "Hips Don't Lie", "Animal City", "Costume Makes the Clown", "La Tortura", and "Timor". Other songs here are "How Do You Do", "Illegal", "Don't Bother", "The Day and the Time", "Dreams for Plans", "Hey You", "Your Embrace", and "Something". I also like her Fijación Oral Vol. 1, Laundry Service, and Sale el Sol albums. Also, her Oral Fixation Tour and En Vivo Desde Paris concerts.

Saturday, August 2, 2008

Santana - Supernatural

Supernatural

This is a Latin rock music album by Santana and is from 1999. It is my favorite Santana album. It has their popular 90s song "Smooth" (feat. Rob Thomas). Other songs I like are "(Da Le) Yaleo", "Africa Bamba", "Maria Maria" (feat. The Product G&B) "Migra", "Corazón Espinado" (feat. Maná), "El Farol", "Primavera", and "The Calling" (feat. Eric Clapton). I also like their Ultimate Santana album.

Ultimate Santana

Ultimate Santana

This is a great collection of Santana's songs from the 60s to the 00s. Songs here are "Into the Night" (feat. Chad Kroeger), "This Boy's Fire" (feat. Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash), "Smooth" (feat. Rob Thomas), "Maria Maria" (feat. The Product G&B), "Oye Como Va", "Black Magic Woman", "Evil Ways", "Corazón Espinado" (feat. Maná), "Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)", "The Game of Love" (feat. Tina Turner), "Put Your Lights On" (feat. Everlast), "Why Don't You & I" (feat. Alex Band), "Everybody's Everything", "Just Feel Better" (feat. Steven Tyler), "Samba Pa' Ti", "No One to Depend On", "The Game of Love" (feat. Michelle Branch), and "Interplanetary Party". I also like their 1999 Supernatural album.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Armik - Fuego Gitana: Nuevo Flamenco Collection

Fuego Gitana: Nuevo Flamenco Collection

This is a collection of Armik's songs. Some of my favorites are "Fuego Gitana", "Azul", "Casa Patas", "Barcelona Sunsets", "Barcelona", and "Fire Within". Other songs here are "Cadiz", "Golden Touch", "Passion", "Treasures", "Blue Paradise", "Moonlight Café", "Treasures from Spain", and "Your Lovely Smile". I also like his Rain Dancer, Barcelona, and Gypsy Flame albums.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Shakira - Fijación Oral Vol. 1

Fijación Oral Vol. 1

This is an all Spanish language album from 2005 by Shakira. My favorite songs are "Obtener Un Sí" and "La Tortura". Other songs here are "En Tus Pupilas", "La Pared", "Día Especial", "Escondite Inglés", "No", "Las de la Intuición", "Día de Enero", and "Lo Imprescindible". I also like her Oral Fixation Vol. 2, Laundry Service, and Sale el Sol albums. Also, her Oral Fixation Tour and En Vivo Desde Paris concerts.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Armik - Rain Dancer

Rain Dancer

This is Armik's 1994 album of flamenco music. My favorite song is "Nights in Negril". Other songs here are "For Annette", "Rick's Cafe", "Concierto de Aranjuez", "Rain Dancer", "Entre Dos Aguas", "Sailing to Bimini", "Tender Passion", "Golden Palms", and "Zingaro". I also like his Barcelona, Gypsy Flame, and Fuego Gitana: Nuevo Flamenco Collection albums.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Armik - Barcelona

Barcelona

This new album by Armik from 2008 is more great flamenco music. My favorite song is "Casa Patas". Other songs here are "Barcelona", "Cordobes", "Toledo", "Sunset in Paradise", "A Day in Malga", "Laredo", "La Rambla", "Majestic Montserrat", "Piazza Di Spagna", and "La Gitana De Seville". I also like his Gypsy Flame, Rain Dancer, and Fuego Gitana: Nuevo Flamenco Collection albums.

Armik - Gypsy Flame

Gypsy Flame

This album of flamenco music by Armik is from 1995. My favorite songs are "Pure Paradise" and "Tango Flamenco". Other songs here are "Gypsy Flame", "For Your Eyes", "Dancing Shadows", "Meet You in Heaven", "Tear Drops", "Montserrat", "Alone With You", "Mystical Eden", "Swept Away", and "Guitar Romance". I also like his Rain Dancer, Barcelona, and Fuego Gitana: Nuevo Flamenco Collection albums.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Angélique Kidjo - Djin Djin

Djin Djin

This album by Angelique Kidjo is from 2007 and is mostly afrobeat music. Angelique Kidjo has a really nice voice. The album also features other artists on some songs; like Peter Gabriel, Carlos Santana, Josh Groban, Alica Keys, and others. My favorite song is "Arouna". Other songs I like are "Ae Ae", "Papa", "Awan N'la", "Mama Golo Papa", "Djin Djin" Feat. Alicia Keys & Branford Marsalis, "Gimme Shelter" Feat. Joss Stone, "Salala" Feat. Peter Gabriel, and "Senamou (C'est l'amour)" Feat. Amandou & Mariam.

Friday, July 4, 2008

Marc Anthony - Mended

Mended

This album of pop and Latin pop music by Marc Anthony is from 2002. Songs here are "Love Won't Get Any Better", "She Mends Me", "I've Got You", "I Need You", "Tragedy", "I Reach for You", "I Swear", "Don't Tell Me It's Love", "Do You Believe in Loneliness", "Give Me a Reason", "I Wanna Be Free", "Everything You Do", and "Te Tengo Aquí". I also like his Marc Anthony, El Cantante, and 3.0 albums.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Gipsy Kings

Gipsy Kings

This album by the Gipsy Kings is from 1988 and has many of their famous songs. My favorites are "Bamboleo" and "Djobi Djoba". Other songs here are "Tu Quieres Volver", "Moorea", "Bem, Bem, Maria", "Un Amor", "Inspiration", "A Mi Manera", "Faena", "Quiero Saber", "Amor, Amor", and "Duende". I also like their Volare! The Very Best of the Gipsy Kings album which is a big collection of their songs.

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony

This Latin music album by Marc Anthony is from 1999. My favorite song is "I Need to Know". Other songs I like are "When I Dream at Night", "You Sang to Me", "My Baby You", "How Could I", "That's Okay", "She's Been Good to Me", "Love Is All", "Dímelo" (I Need to Know), and "Como Ella Me Quiere A Mí" (She's Been Good to Me). I also like his Mended, El Cantante, and 3.0 albums.

Sérgio Mendes - Encanto

Encanto

This album of Brazilian music is by Sérgio Mendes. This new album was just released this year. My favorite song is "The Look of Love". Other songs I like are "Funky Bahia", "Waters of March", "Odo-Ya", "Morning in Rio", "Catavento (Catavento e Girassol)", "Acode", and "Agua De Beber".

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club

This is music performed by Cuban musicians. It is a great album of music and is from 1997. My favorite songs are "Chan Chan", "El Cuarto de Tula", "Pueblo Nuevo", "El Carretero", "Candela", "Orgullecida", and "Buena Vista Social Club".

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CéU

CéU

CéU is a Brazilian singer and has a really beautiful voice. This is her 2005 album of Brazilian music. My favorite song is "Malemolência". Other songs I like are "Lenda", "Rainha", "Mais um Lamento", "Valsa pra Biu Roque", "Ave Cruz", "Bobagem", and "Samba na Sola".

El Cantante [Soundtrack]

El Cantante [Soundtrack]

Marc Anthony & Jennifer Lopez singing some great Latin songs on this soundtrack from the movie. My favorite song is "El Cantante". Other songs I like are "Escandalo", "Aguanile", "Che Che Colé", "Todo Tiene Su Final", and the final song "Toma De Mí" by Jennifer Lopez. I also like his Marc Anthony, Mended, and 3.0 albums.

Sunday, January 20, 2008

Amélie [Soundtrack]

Amélie [Soundtrack]

This is a great soundtrack from the 2001 French film Amélie. My favorite songs are "Soir De Fete", "Guilty", "Pas Si Simple", "Les Jours Tristes", "A Quai", "La Redecouverte", the great piano solos "Sur Le Fil", and "Le Banquet". This is one of the best recent soundtracks I have listened to.