Rodrigo y Gabriela (album)

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Rodrigo y Gabriela
Studio album by Rodrigo y Gabriela
Released February 17, 2006
Genre Acoustic, folk, rock
Length 42:49
Label ATO Records
Producer John Leckie, Rodrigo y Gabriela
Rodrigo y Gabriela chronology
Live: Manchester and Dublin
(2004)
Rodrigo y Gabriela
(2006)
Live in Japan
(2008)
Singles from Rodrigo y Gabriela
  1. "Tamacun"
    Released: February 6, 2006
  2. "Stairway to Heaven"
    Released: July 28, 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Rodrigo y Gabriela is the second studio album by Mexican musical duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. It was first released in Ireland on February 17, 2006, where it debuted at #1 on the Irish Albums Chart. The album included covers of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" and Metallica's "Orion", two artists whom the duo say influenced their music. Their album was subsequently certified platinum in Ireland.[2]

The Japanese version of the album has an extra track, named "Señorita Xxx".

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Rodrigo y Gabriela, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Tamacun"   3:25
2. "Diablo Rojo"   4:56
3. "Vikingman"   4:03
4. "Satori"   5:04
5. "Ixtapa" (violin solo played and improvised by Roby Lakatos) 5:13
6. "Stairway to Heaven" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) 4:44
7. "Orion" (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton) 7:44
8. "Juan Loco"   3:27
9. "PPA (Pinche Personal Assistant)"   4:12

Personnel[edit]

Rodrigo y Gabriela
  • Rodrigo Sánchez – acoustic guitar
  • Gabriela Quintero – acoustic guitar
Additional performer
Production
  • Photography – Kris Janis Berzins
  • Additional photos – Colin Malakie, Carlo Polli, Rodrigo, Tina Korhonen, Roger Woolman, Alan Maguire
  • Front cover image – Digital Vision/Getty Images
  • Album design – Dara Ní Bheacháin

Charts[edit]

Chart[3][4] Peak
position
French Albums Chart 70
Irish Albums Chart 1
Swiss Albums Chart 90
UK Albums Chart 53

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ IRMA's 2006 Platinum list
  3. ^ lescharts.com : Retrieved February 11, 2010
  4. ^ chartstats.com : Retrieved February 11, 2010