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Revancha Del Tango [Enhanced, Extra tracks]

Gotan ProjectAudio CD
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GOTAN PROJECT - TANGO 3.0

ALBUM RELEASED APRIL 20th 2010 ON XL RECORDINGS

“Tango 3.0 has refined all the founding elements of what makes the Gotan Project the wondrous thing that it is” – Gilles Peterson

After 2 million sales and 400 concerts worldwide, Gotan Project are back with their third studio album, the magnificent “Tango 3.0”.

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  • Audio CD (April 8, 2003)
  • Original Release Date: 2000
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Enhanced, Extra tracks
  • Label: Xl Recordings
  • ASIN: B00008NRL8
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19,603 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Queremos Paz
2. Epoca
3. Chunga's Revenge
4. Triptico
5. Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre)
6. Una Musica Brutal
7. El Capitalismo Foraneo
8. Last Tango In Paris
9. La Del Ruso
10. Vuelvo Al Sur
Disc: 2
1. Triptico (Peter Kruder Mix)
2. Santa Maria (Tom Middleton's Cosmos Mix)
3. El Capitalismo Foraneo (Antipop Consortium Mix)
4. Santa Maria (Pepe Braddock Mix)

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Released in Europe in 2001, La Revancha Del Tango’s sexy combination of chillout programming and authentic tango music became a lounge favorite and led to massive sales. Lightning struck twice when it was released two years later in the States--the domestic debut attracted the attention of electronic music hipsters, tango freaks, and world music geeks. And rightfully so. The Gotan trio of Philippe Cohen Solal, Christoph H. Müller, and Eduardo Makaroff write the album's strongest material themselves, but their imaginative incorporation of Frank Zappa's "Chunga's Revenge," Gato Barbieri's theme from the movie Last Tango In Paris and, not surprisingly, Astor Piazzolla's "Vuelvo Al Sur" into the Gotan world shows just how broad and inclusive their tastes really are. Naysayers may complain that this album can be heard in every hip restaurant and clothing boutique from Paris to Los Angeles, but sometimes the cream does rise to the top and gain mass acceptance, as it has here. Also includes a bonus disc of four remixes. --Tad Hendrickson

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The debut by this Paris based trio is a relaxed blend of tango dance rhythms and Argentinean instrumentation. The group was brought together by their passion to combine sound with image and to marry electronic and acoustic music. They built on their house, dub, and hip-hop influenced productions by adding two of Argentina's finest tango musicians, the musical result being supremely distinctive, incorporating bandonion (a form of accordion), violin, and vocals. This release includes 2000's most memorable jazz-house hit, "Triptico", which has already sold over 400,000 copies worldwide. The US version features the original ten tracks from the European release, along with a special bonus disc of the "Santa Maria" video plus four audio tracks.

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99 of 100 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Tango, o no? August 2, 2004
Format:Audio CD
(This review was originally posted for the first release.)

In Argentina (and else where), there is always a debate on whether a new composition should be considered tango. Many of the songs from "the Golden Age of Tango" created their own shares of controversy when they first came out in the first half of the 20th century. Of course, then there was Astor Piazzolla, whose music to this day still manages to upset certain self-proclaimed purists.

The Gotan Project attempts to amalgamate tango with other contemporary musical elements. There were negative reviews, both on and off lines, that claimed that it was sacrilegious and ultimately not tango. I would like these people to listen again carefully, because I could point to segments where the reference to classic tango is very obvious.

For example, on track 5 ("Santa Maria"), if you pay close attention and use a little imagination, the opening sounds just like "La Yumba" by Osvaldo Pugliese (more similar to the 1952 version; the 1946 version sounds too weak in most recordings.) And on track 6 (Una Musica Brutal), part of the rubato from the middle section came almost directly from "Quejas de bandoneon" by Anibal Troilo.

And the last track "vuelvo al sur" was truly interesting. Most of us in the tango world are probably familiar with the version sung by Roberto Goyeneche (from the 1987? film "Sur"). His scratchy voice in conjunction with Piazzolla's bandoneon made this song one of the darkest, heaviest, and the most haunting tangos I know of. The Gotan Project version is not as dense, but the contemporary rhythms seem to add an urban destitute and desolateness that are ironically appropriate, considering the current situation in Buenos Aires.
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39 of 39 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sexy, addictive, cool music! April 4, 2004
By Gorito
Format:Audio CD
By now you probably know that the Gotan Project is a fusion of electronica and tango ("gotan" is "tango" rearranged). I have no exposure to tango music, nor was I specifically looking for such. Instead, I was in search of downtempo, lounge-type music and accidentally stumbled across La Revancha del Tango. What a CD! I love all 10 tracks. There's a fair amount of bass beats, but the tempo is mostly slow (I assume this is tango). Not many vocals are found (but are in Spanish) and there's some vocal samples which I can't identify...but it doesn't matter; it's the sound and the mood which are entirely sexy and addictive. I listen to this CD all the time now.
One surprise is the cover of Frank Zappa's "Chunga's Revenge." Yes, it's Zappa and somehow it works!
The bonus disc has some remixes that are a bit too fast for my current interest in downtempo music and not as good as the originals on disc 1, IMO. However, the video for "Santa Maria" on the bonus disc is really great. It's very sexy and stylish, just like GP's music. Shot in B&W w/ an obvious lean towards cubism and patterns, it puts a smile on your face.
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41 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Argentinan Review from an Argentinian Boy May 29, 2003
By Pablo
Format:Audio CD
Im not used to listen Tango, even that Im from Argentina. You may think that Im an Alien, having one of the most beatiful music in my own country I dont listen to it. Well there is a one good reason for it; listen to much Tango makes me bored. But with this Album I Kinda like it the sound of the Tango. From the beginning till the end its an lovely mix with tango an electric music, even if you are not used to it, you will love it. I say YOU MUST HAVE THIS CD!
Now I want to listen more Tango, the real one, this album kinda make u feel that you are a modern tango, so. LISTEN TO IT!!
any big mistake with the orthography, make your pardon! :) forgive.. Im only a human.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bandoneon beats November 16, 2003
By Savka
Format:Audio CD
First off, a warning: I've read some of the less than ecstatic reviews of La Revancha del Tango,which accused the music of being too "backgroundish" and only fit for commercials. There is an element of truth in this. But accusing the work of Gotan Project of being too "backgroundish" is like accusing Bob Dylan of being too folksy, or Eminem of being too rappy. I think that's the whole point of La Revancha del Tango: cool, collected and inconspicuous "mood" music that will subtly blend into your day. It's not blaring blasting in-your-face dance music, thank goodness, since we have enough of that on the market already. It may not be the most brilliant or original of albums either, but it certainly has an understated elegance about it: classic torrid tangos, chilled out and urbanized with an ambient contemporary touch. Great to read, relax or do homework to, filling the silence without shattering it, and the bonus disc remixes are a nice funky addition. Here's to the new post-millenial tango.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delicious blend of electro + latin american tango April 19, 2003
Format:Audio CD
This delicious debut courtesy of the french band (perhaps known for their leftfield jazz-dance hit "triptico") combines accordion-based flourishes with shades of cool urban parisian jazz and deep bass driven downbeat rhythms that seem inspired by latin american tango sounds.
The resulting album is an intoxicating, inspired and thoroughly unique masterpiece, mixing contemporary european dance-culture with a romantic gypsy-like whimsical nostalgia. Some numbers like "Una Musica Brutal" are incredibly upbeat yet truly rustic. Very original compilation, and without hesitation 5-star material!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent pressing
I'm glad they finally released this album on LP. Though the record was digitally recorded, there may not be an advantage over the CD. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Aparato SuperSonico
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As a child, I danced on my father's feet to the songs of Carlos Gardel and Piazolla, and I think it was then that dance crept into my bones and being. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Alice Simpson
5.0 out of 5 stars a great cd
great cd,,,all of the songs are excellent...It is worth the money...my car ride is now very delightful. great music. It is the best.
Published 4 months ago by Maurice Moore
1.0 out of 5 stars CD too thick?
I was so excited to receive this cd but it will not play in 2 cd players I tried-it appears the Cd is too thick-anyone else had this problem-have to send it back-what a... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Sara Liburd
5.0 out of 5 stars The best GP album!!
If you need an intro to Gotan Project and its beautiful electronic tango, try this album first.
You won't regret it, totally recommended for you. Read more
Published 9 months ago by Adrenaline UIO
5.0 out of 5 stars Inspiring and Passionate
This music has so much energy and soul that you just can't not be inspired in some way. The talent is unbelievable
Published 9 months ago by Julie Hagigeorges
3.0 out of 5 stars I expected a better recording
This recording is not as good as I expected. So I would rate it average. The music it self it very good in small doses, but can be a little monotonous listening to the whole album.
Published 14 months ago by M. Bullock
5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed
I buy something new to listen to for century bike rides and this was very relaxing with a nice beat to keep me moving!
Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome album
Great beats w/ a nice blend of electronic and latin vibes. Good to play in the background. Will look at their other albums also.
Published 14 months ago by Nich
3.0 out of 5 stars ok
I bought a tango CD and the bonus CD was not. I don't think we could listen to samples beforehand. I don't need to buy surprises!
Published 15 months ago by Caroline Latron
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