Charango (album)

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Studio album by Morcheeba
Released July 2, 2002
Genre Trip hop
Label Sire/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records
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Fragments of Freedom
Parts of the Process (The Very Best of Morcheeba)
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Charango is a 2002 album by the British group Morcheeba, which also appeared as a limited edition 2-CD version with a second CD containing instrumental versions of all the tracks. The song 'Undress Me Now' was intended as a single, but was cancelled, despite the creation and release of an expensive, erotic Balinese-inspired CGI video.

The Japanese version includes a bonus track, "I'd Rather Kill Us (Than Watch You Leave)",[1] also present on the "Way Beyond" single.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Slow Down" – 4:12[3]
  2. "Otherwise" – 3:43
  3. "Aqualung" – 3:24
  4. "São Paulo" – 4:32
  5. "Charango" (featuring Pace Won) – 4:03
  6. "What New York Couples Fight About" (featuring Kurt Wagner) – 6:16
  7. "Undress Me Now" – 3:25
  8. "Way Beyond" – 3:34
  9. "Women Lose Weight" (featuring Slick Rick) – 4:18
  10. "Get Along" (featuring Pace Won) – 3:48
  11. "Public Displays of Affection" – 3:09
  12. "The Great London Traffic Warden Massacre" (featuring Miriam Stockley and Michael Dove) – 3:04[3]


Singles released included "Otherwise" and "Way Beyond". A planned release of "Undress Me Now" was abandoned. However, a promotional video was made which showed Skye Edwards in a Balinese-inspired room with actors digitally programmed into the video depicting "the art of love-making".[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Charango - Morcheeba: CD -". GEMM. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
    -"Morcheeba / モーチーバ 「チャランゴ」". Warner Music Japan. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Way Beyond [Japan Single]". Allmusic. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Charango - Morcheeba". Allmusic. Retrieved February 1, 2014.