La Revancha del Tango

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La Revancha del Tango
Studio album by Gotan Project
Released 22 October 2001 (2001-10-22)
Recorded 2001
Genre Electronica, tango, Nu Jazz
Label XL Recordings / ¡Ya Basta! Records
Producer Philippe Cohen Solal, Christoph H. Müller and Eduardo Makaroff
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La Revancha del Tango is the debut album of Gotan Project, released in 2001. In October 2010 the album was certified Gold by the BPI for sales of 100,000+ in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Philippe Cohen Solal, Cristoph H. Müller & Eduardo Makaroff, except where indicated.

  1. "Queremos Paz" – 5:15
  2. "Época" – 4:28
  3. "Chunga's Revenge" (Frank Zappa) – 5:02 (cover of the title track from Frank Zappa's 1970 album Chunga's Revenge)
  4. "Tríptico" – 8:26
  5. "Santa María (del Buen Ayre)" – 5:57 (featured in the Hollywood film Shall We Dance? featuring Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez.)
  6. "Una Música Brutal" – 4:11
  7. "El Capitalismo Foráneo" (Philippe Cohen Solal, Cristoph H. Müller, Avelino Flores) – 6:13
  8. "Last Tango in Paris" – 5:50 (cover of Gato Barbieri's theme for the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris)
  9. "La del Ruso" – 6:22
  10. "Vuelvo al Sur" (Astor Piazzolla, Fernando E. Solanas) – 6:59



Region Certification Sales/shipments
France (SNEP)[1] Gold 100,000*
Italy (FIMI)[2] Gold 50,000*
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[3] Gold 20,000x
United Kingdom (BPI)[4] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone