Embrace the Chaos

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This article is about a music album. For the concept, see acceptance and randomness.
Embrace the Chaos
Studio album by Ozomatli
Released September 11, 2001
Genre Funk, jazz, Latin, rock, hip hop, world fusion
Length 45:05
Label Interscope Records
Producer Steve Berlin, Mario Caldato, Jr., Ozomatli, Bob Power
Ozomatli chronology
Ozomatli
(1998)
Embrace the Chaos
(2001)
Street Signs
(2004)
Singles from Embrace the Chaos
  1. "Vocal Artillery"
    Released: October 22, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone mixed[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]

Embrace the Chaos is the second studio album by the Latin funk band Ozomatli, released on September 11, 2001 on Interscope Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pá Lante" (Ozomatli) – 5:03
  2. "1234" (José Espinoza, David Jolicoeur, Kelvin Mercer, Ozomatli) – 3:07
  3. "Dos Cosas Ciertas" (Espinoza, Andy Mendoza, Ozomatli, Anthony Stout) – 3:28
    • featuring Kanetic Source
  4. "Vocal Artillery" (Espinoza, Medusa, Ozomatli, Stout, will.i.am)– 4:59
    • featuring Medusa, will.i.am, and Kanetic Source
  5. "Guerrillero" (Espinoza, David Hidalgo, Ozomatli, Louie Pérez, Bob Power) – 4:29
  6. "Embrace the Chaos" (Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., Espinoza, Ozomatli) – 4:18
  7. "Pensativo (Interlude)" (Asdru Sierra) – 2:33
  8. "Tímido" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 5:18
  9. "Lo Que Dice" (Espinoza, Ozomatli, Stout) – 3:20
  10. "Mi Alma" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 5:09
  11. "Sueños en Realidad" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 3:21

Personnel[edit]

Ozomatli
Additional musicians
Technical personnel
  • Steve Berlinproducing
  • Ryan Boesch – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Breen – assistant engineer
  • Robert Breen – assistant engineer
  • Mario Caldato, Jr. – producing, mixing
  • Robert Carranza – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Coyne – mastering
  • Kevin Dean – assistant engineer
  • Dave McNair – engineer, mixing
  • Sean Murphy – photography
  • Ozomatli – producing
  • Justin Porée – drum programming
  • Bob Power – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Francesca Restrepo – Art direction, design
  • Alberto Salas – arranger
  • Peter Young – photography, cover photo

Awards and chart performance[edit]

Embrace the Chaos was awarded the Grammy for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album in 2002.[4]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 138[5]
U.S. Billboard Latin Albums 1[5]
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1[5]
U.S. Billboard Heatseekers 2[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen. "Review: Embrace the Chaos". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Peisner, David (10 September 2001). "Album Reviews: Embrace the Chaos". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Browne, David (28 September 2001). "Music Capsule Review: Embrace the Chaos". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 16 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Grammy Awards". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 17 October 2009. 
  5. ^ a b c "Ozomatli - Embrace the Chaos". Billboard. Retrieved 17 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "Charts & Awards: Embrace the Chaos". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 October 2009. 
Preceded by
Uniendo Fronteras by Los Tigres del Norte
U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums number-one album
September 29, 2001
Succeeded by
Galería Caribe by Ricardo Arjona