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5.0 out of 5 stars Great summer album!!!
If you like RyG you'll love this album, there are some great takes on existing tracks but with a big band sound to support the great guitar playing. This is music to listen to sitting outside sipping a cold beer/lager. Close your eyes and you really could be in Cuba!!!

Oh, and by the way, don't be put off by those reviewers who moan about there being no new...
Published 16 months ago by Chadders

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3.0 out of 5 stars Ultimately disappointing
First things first, this is not a bad album. By most standards it is in fact very good.
BUT, if you want to listen to Rodrigo y Gabriela it just doesn't hit the mark. I want to hear the full beauty of their guitar playing and here their playing is totally swamped by an overly dominant orchestra.

I remember a couple of decades ago the Gypsy Kings had the...
Published 12 months ago by T. Dunn


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3.0 out of 5 stars Ultimately disappointing, 18 Nov 2013
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T. Dunn (East Anglia) - See all my reviews
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First things first, this is not a bad album. By most standards it is in fact very good.
BUT, if you want to listen to Rodrigo y Gabriela it just doesn't hit the mark. I want to hear the full beauty of their guitar playing and here their playing is totally swamped by an overly dominant orchestra.

I remember a couple of decades ago the Gypsy Kings had the same problem. They had produced a string of wonderful albums and then ran out of ideas, so they decided to re-record the same songs but with an orchestra. It was dross.
This isn't that bad but it is way off their best.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great summer album!!!, 18 July 2013
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If you like RyG you'll love this album, there are some great takes on existing tracks but with a big band sound to support the great guitar playing. This is music to listen to sitting outside sipping a cold beer/lager. Close your eyes and you really could be in Cuba!!!

Oh, and by the way, don't be put off by those reviewers who moan about there being no new tracks on the album, I don't think it is about new or old tracks it's about how they sound - and boy, do they sound different.

Well worth the purchase.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good sound..., 25 Sep 2013
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...if you like the sound of the classic guitar. Another album full of energy from Rodrigo and Gabriella. What is not to like?? :-)
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4.0 out of 5 stars A great CD especially if you enjoy acoustic guitar, 10 Sep 2014
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A great CD especially if you enjoy acoustic guitar, percussion and fast latin american dance rhythms and skilful arrangement and backing from a range of instruments. It reminds me of Manitas de Plata the French flamenco guitarist of the 1960's and 70's and he is still playing and recording.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great music and nice to hear them with in colaboration ..., 1 Aug 2014
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Great music and nice to hear them with in colaboration with other musicians. Especially liked the track with Anoushka Shankar on sitar!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous music, 3 Aug 2014
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Christine Sanderson "Xtine" (MK, UK) - See all my reviews
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What a talented duo! Excellent.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 4 July 2014
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Great cuban rythm
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