Mar Dulce (album)

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Mar Dulce
Studio album by Bajofondo
Released Argentina September 3, 2007 (2007-09-03)
July 15, 2008 (2008-07-15)
Recorded Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
United States L.A., California, USA
United States NYC, New York, USA
Japan Tokyo, Japan
Uruguay Montevideo, Uruguay
Spain Madrid, Spain
Genre Neotango / Electronica
Language Spanish, English
Label Surco Records
Producer Gustavo Santaolalla, Juan Campodónico
Bajofondo chronology
Remixed
(2006)
Mar Dulce
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
(?)[2]

Mar Dulce is an album by Argentine/Uruguayan tango fusion band Bajofondo.

The album was recorded in Buenos Aires, Argentina; in the first phase double bass, violin, bandoneon, guitar and piano were recorded, then strings orchestra under the direction of Alejandro Terán. Later on, acoustic drums were recorded in Los Angeles. Different guest artists recorded their parts in NYC, L.A., Tokyo, Montevideo and Madrid.

Guest artists on this release are: Nelly Furtado; Lágrima Ríos, performing her last record in lifetime "Chiquilines" written specially for her by Gustavo Santaolalla; Gustavo Cerati; Mala Rodríguez, Fernando Santullo, former member of Peyote Asesino; Juan Subirá, member of Bersuit Vergarabat, with a song written by himself; and Japanese bandoneonist Ryōta Komatsu collaborating on the album's first single, "Pa' Bailar".

Track lists[edit]

2007 edition
No. Title Guest artist [feat.] Length
1. "Grand Guignol"     5:04
2. "Cristal"     5:27
3. "Ya No Duele"   Santullo 3:43
4. "Hoy"   Juan Subirá 5:13
5. "Pa' Bailar"   Ryōta Komatsu 3:59
6. "Pulmón"     3:21
7. "Fairly Right"   Elvis Costello 6:02
8. "El Mareo"   Gustavo Cerati 4:35
9. "El Andén"   Mala Rodríguez 3:50
10. "Infiltrado"     3:39
11. "Borges y Paraguay"     4:32
12. "Tuve Sol"     3:53
13. "No Pregunto Cuántos Son"     4:50
14. "Slippery Sidewalks"   Nelly Furtado 3:33
15. "Zitarrosa"     4:04
16. "Chiquilines"   Lágrima Ríos 5:51
2008 edition
No. Title Guest artist [feat.] Length
1. "Grand Guignol"     5:04
2. "Cristal"     5:27
3. "Ya No Duele"   Santullo 3:43
4. "Hoy"   Juan Subirá 5:14
5. "Pa' Bailar"   Ryōta Komatsu 3:59
6. "Pulmón"     3:21
7. "Fairly Right"   Elvis Costello 6:02
8. "El Mareo"   Gustavo Cerati 4:35
9. "El Andén"   Mala Rodríguez 3:50
10. "Infiltrado"     3:39
11. "Borges y Paraguay"     4:32
12. "Tuve Sol"     3:53
13. "No Pregunto Cuántos Son"     4:50
14. "Baldosas Mojadas" ([note 1]) Nelly Furtado 3:33
15. "Zitarrosa"     4:04
16. "Chiquilines"   Lágrima Ríos 5:53
17. "Pa' Bailar (Siempre Quiero Más)"   Julieta Venegas 3:37
iTunes bonus tracks
No. Title Guest artist [feat.] Length
18. "Fairly Right" ([note 2])   6:01
19. "Slippery Sidewalks"   Nelly Furtado 3:32

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Spanish version for "Slippery Sidewalks".
  2. ^ Alternate version without Elvis Costello, Gustavo Santaolalla performed vocals instead.

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