Da' Zoo
 
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Da' Zoo

June 2, 2009

$9.99
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Pa' Sentirnos Bien (Album Version)
3:28
2
Cuchi Cuchi (Album Version)
3:21
3
Excuse Me (Album Version)
3:27
4
La Nave (Album Version)
3:07
5
Otro Love (Album Version)
3:48
6
Tú... (Album Version)
3:31
7
Vitamina Prohibida (Album Version)
3:23
8
Pajamas (Album Version)
3:39
9
Chitu (Album Version)
2:58
10
Cerca De Mí (Album Version)
3:49
11
Ponte Ready (Album Version)
3:17
12
DJ (Album Version)
3:40
13
Noche De Ron (Album Version)
2:32


Product Details

  • Original Release Date: July 21, 2008
  • Release Date: July 21, 2008
  • Label: Sony Music Latin
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  • Total Length: 44:00
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  • ASIN: B002B2TP92
  • Average Customer Review: 2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #226,679 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A fun mix of electronic music October 9, 2009
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When I first heard of Da Zoo I wasn't sure I would actually enjoy this fun bouncy music, but after listening to the first two tracks that changed quickly. I find this material to be very entertaining to listen to whether its on in the background or you are actively listening. I find each track to be good in its own way but really enjoy listening to "Otro Love" and "Ponte Ready".

While I can't clearly compare Da Zoo to another artist (I think they are in their own category) I did find some of the beats and hooks to be similar to those found in other mainstream music. Actually that being said I could see DJs like Dr. Dre, DJ Sammy or Tiesto using much of this in their own work, in fact I would really enjoy hearing Da Zoo remixed.

I highly recommend this album if you are looking for fun, electronic and active music where you most likely have no clue what they are saying.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Bubble Gum Electro Pop July 22, 2009
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In the liner notes each of the artists thanks god or a higher power first, before family or loved ones. This must be a cultural artifact since the lyrics do not appear to have a godly bent.

The music is pop infused synthetic, and the production uses cliches like spoken voice in back ground as music ramps up. The Lyrics are light, love, drugs, dance themes.

No deep bass thumps or true dance inspiration. This is bubble gum dance music, and I would only dance to it if I were happy for some other reason.

If you like prog rock, gorillaz, b-52s, stay away. If you like Menudo, or kiddie dance pop, then this is for you. But then the lyrics are somewhat more adult themed.

The tracks don't make my skin crawl, and they aren't offensive, there just isn't anything original, creative, thought provoking, or can't help but dance about any of the tracks. At best this album would be filler music at a dance club.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
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The first thing I thought when I listened to this album was "I've heard this before". My friend listened to their track samples and said they were a Spanish version of the Black Eyed Peas. I must say I agree.

Inevitably, Da'Zoo will draw comparisons to the much more artistically and commercially successful BPE, down to the lineup of 3 rappers/instrumentalists and 1 girl complete with hip-hop nicknames and Fergie-styled vocal interjections. I like her voice a lot. It's sexy and fun, but ultimately indistinguishable in a crowded field of dance/electropop-hiphop bands.

Da'Zoo may have had fun making this album, but I did not have fun going through the CD. I don't speak Spanish and none of the tracks grabbed me at all. I do not blame the language barrier, as I routinely enjoy music without understanding the lyrics (for example, Air, who often sing in French). Great music transcends cultures and languages, and just makes you want to move your body. Da'Zoo is not one of these bands. I did not tap my feet or bop my head to any of the song. "Chitu" and "Excuse Me" were the only song that I thought were above average. You can see the video for Chitu (animated in Flash) on YouTube. It's a bit vulgar and overtly sexual. Overall, Da'Zoo seems to rely too much on sex to sell their music.

The good thing is that Amazon has 30-second samples from all the tracks so you can decide for yourself if this music is for you.

Overall, I thought it was a very mediocre debut, another bland offering from Sony Music. 3 stars -- an average score for a very average and forgettable album.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars One word, unlistenable. August 14, 2009
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In all honesty, I was actually hoping for this album to sound good, but that quickly faded after listening to the fist song...

The term "unlistenable" came to my mind multiple times while listening to this entire album. A couple of songs start off promising, a good thumping beat, some neat sound effects, but then quickly spiral into candy coated bubblegum electro garbage.

The song I found the most unlistenable was Ponte Ready... words can't describe how irritating it is.

If you are a fan of electro, dance, techno, or any other genre that this might fit into, do not buy this.

Pros:
Has pictures of moneys on the inside cover (under the CD), this is the only redeeming quality of the album.

Cons:
Irritating lyrics and songs.
Most (not all) of the songs sound alike to some degree.
Irritating as hell.
Non inventive or original beats.
Oh and did I mention irritating?
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3.0 out of 5 stars Trippin' Into "Da' Zoo" July 21, 2009
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I'd never heard of this group before listening to the whole cd but the bright album art and YouTube clip for 'Excuse Me!' got me interested. In all, the genre listed everywhere for Da' Zoo is 'latin' but to me the only thing that makes this group fit latin music is that most of the songs, the exception of some titles and random words, is in spanish. Otherwise, the genre would be more like electro-pop with a dash of hip-hop influence. Basically, if you're wondering what 'Da' Zoo' sounds like, imagine if the Black Eyed Peas were to make a spanish album. There you go. Very out there, fun, dance music (there isn't but one really slow song on the whole disc) and a Fergie-sounding female who ends up being featured on many songs to give the songs a real dance, Black Eyed Peas feel.

I must say, I found the release a bit tiring to listen to simply because I'm not fluent in spanish and there are no lyrics provided in the album booklet that I felt could have aided in understanding some of the lyrics (I can pick out more written words than conversational). Not really understanding the lyrics made the 42 minute listening experience a bit long and tiring and by the end, all the tracks started to sound the same with little distinction. That being said, 'Da' Zoo' is still a good release and definitely something different. My favorite tracks were 'Cuchi Cuchi', 'Tú...' (which sounds a lot like 'Where Is The Love' melody wise), and 'Chitu'.

In all, a decent release that may not have a true crossover appeal due to the language issues. If you're looking for atypical spanish pop that is very club/electro/techno orientated, this will really appeal to you.

Listen To These: 'Excuse Me', 'Cuchi Cuchi', 'Chitu', 'Otro Love'
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3.0 out of 5 stars Won't slam it, but can't endorse it.
I'll preface this review with the caveat that this album represents a genre I wouldn't typically make the effort to review. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Ryan Fisher
2.0 out of 5 stars Retro minus irony is just anachronism
OK, interesting potential fusion of different musical styles: latin, electropop, hip-hop, some 80s Euro stuff. Trouble is, it's mostly unoriginal and repetitive. Read more
Published on June 20, 2010 by G. M. Arnold
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Music!
Although English is the only language I understand, I really enjoy listening to Da'Zoo. They have a great sound. Read more
Published on November 30, 2009 by Jeff ten Bosch
4.0 out of 5 stars Dance My Non-Hispanic Butt Off
Wish I spoke Spanish. I love electronic dance music and this was no disappointment. Since I don't actually speak Spanish I can't relate to the lyrics but the overall vibe is... Read more
Published on November 24, 2009 by James D. Nichol
2.0 out of 5 stars This one isn't for me
I like dance and techno music so I was thinking this would be worth trying. I am sure this has a market somewhere but it just wasn't my thing. Read more
Published on November 19, 2009 by Richard J. Brzostek
3.0 out of 5 stars Not quite what I was looking for, but my son loves it.
To be fair to the artists, I have to admit that I was expecting something completely different (think Gypsie Kings, etc). This is definitely a hipper, fresher beat than that. Read more
Published on November 19, 2009 by Carter's Mom
3.0 out of 5 stars A Decent Listen
I listened to this when I was tired of listening to everything else I had in the car. My original thought was that, "Hey, this is a little bit different," and I think I enjoyed... Read more
Published on October 15, 2009 by James Duckett
3.0 out of 5 stars Some cuts I LOVED but an infusion of rap influence lowered the score...
There are a couple of cuts on this CD--especially the first two--that are fantastic. The beginning of cut 1 is crazy, cartoony and fun and the rest will have you boppin' in your... Read more
Published on September 24, 2009 by Sheri in Reho
3.0 out of 5 stars Nothing totally fresh & new but not bad....
I like what one reviewer posted spanish/black eyed peas. I get the feely from that. This is not my style of music so it didn't hold me. But in a club it could be bumpin!
Published on September 24, 2009 by Chuck Bittner
1.0 out of 5 stars WOW
Way too much for me. If you are into techno this is your album. This will pretty much be a dust collector.
Published on September 17, 2009 by Michael Hilton
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