Alegranza (album)

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Alegranza!
Studio album by El Guincho
Released March 1, 2008 (Australia and New Zealand)
Recorded August–October 2007
Genre Tropicália, Psychedelic pop
Length 40:01
Label Discoteca Océano, Young Turks[1]
El Guincho chronology
Folías
(2007)
Alegranza
(2008)
Pop Negro
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau A−[3]
Club Fonograma 4.5/5 stars[4]
Drowned In Sound 8/10 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10)[6]
Spin 4/5 stars[7]

Alegranza! is the second album from Spanish musician El Guincho. Club Fonograma named Alegranza! its 2008 Album of the Year,[8] and the 9th best album of the decade.[9] The album's opening track "Palmitos Park" was also named its 2008 Single of the Year.[10]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Palmitos Park – 2:28
  2. Antillas – 5:29
  3. Fata Morgana – 3:34
  4. Kalise – 5:08
  5. Cuando Maravilla Fui – 3:34
  6. Buenos Matrimonios Ahí Fuera – 6:46
  7. Costa Paraíso – 5:44
  8. Prez Lagarto – 3:47
  9. Polca Mazurca – 3:37

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