Juan Gabriel Con La Banda El Recodo - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Juan Gabriel
- Con la Banda...El Recodo
Recorded at Hugo's Digital, Los Mochis, Sinaloa and New River Studios, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Audio Mixer: Carlos Luna.
Recording information: Hugo's Digital, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico; New River Studios, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Photographer: Ricardo Moreno.
Presumably recorded before the death of Don Cruz Liz rraga in 1995 (he can be heard counting off one number), this set neatly caps off Juan Gabriel's second "traditional" period. La Banda el Recodo are an institution, having churned out the hits for several generations of Mexicans. They are a long way from the visceral blaring violence of their earlier recordings, when they were Octavio Paz's vision of fiesta as an outlet for repressed fury incarnate, but the new generation of El Recodo still can kick out the jams on their greatest tune, "El Sinaloense." Juan Gabriel, at this point in his career, has also seen better days -- with his vocal range and weight moving in opposite directions, he is, one senses, easing into his new role as a caricature of his former self. Uncharacteristically, most of the tracks on the disc are reprises of past hits he wrote for himself and others, and these reprises are actually the highlights of the album. Banda is all about energy, and much of the genre consists of injecting that infectious energy into familiar chestnuts, so El Recodo are at home here. Nevertheless, this is not the disc to own if you want to understand the enigma of schmaltz and idiosyncrasy that has made Juan Gabriel the king of Latin American pop. ~ J. Chandler
- Country of Origin
- Studio / Live
- Juan Gabriel
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Sinaloense, El
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Te Acuerdas?...Popurri: Te Dedico Esta Canci¢n/Costumbres/La Mas Querid: Te Dedico Esta Cancion / La Mas Querida / No Me Vuelvo A Enamorar / Fue Un Placer Conocerte / He Venido A Pedirte Perdon
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Me Gustas Mucho
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Huerfano Soy
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Ahora con la Banda...Popurri: Te Voy a Olvidar/Ya Para Que/La Farsante: Te Voy A Olvidar / Ya Para Que / La Farsante
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Adorable Mentirosa
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Infidelidad
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Adios al Amigo
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Don Germ n Liz rraga - (featuring Germ n Liz rraga)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Te Doy las Gracias
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Ya Me Voy
- BMG (distributor)
- 121m 53s
- Video Disabled
- Carlos Luna
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