Street Signs (album)

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Street Signs
Studio album by Ozomatli
Released June 22, 2004
Genre Funk, jazz, Latin, rock, hip hop, world fusion
Length 51:38
Label Real World, Concord
Producer Don Corleon, Daniel Lewis, Ozomatli, K. C. Porter, Jason Roberts, T-Ray
Ozomatli chronology
Embrace the Chaos
(2001)
Street Signs
(2004)
Live at the Fillmore
(2005)
Singles from Street Signs
  1. "Saturday Night"
    Released: August 18, 2005
  2. "Santiago"
    Released: October 25, 2005

Street Signs is an album by Latin funk rock band Ozomatli, released in 2004 by Real World Records and Concord Records. Street Signs was included in Robert Dimery's 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

This album won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album at the Latin Grammy Awards of 2005. The song "Saturday Night" was featured in the video games Madden NFL 2005[1] and MX vs. ATV Unleashed,[2] as well as the soundtrack to Turbo.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
Entertainment Weekly (B)[4]
PopMatters (favorable)[5]

Street Signs was awarded the Grammy for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album in 2005,[6] as well as a Latin Grammy for Best Alternative Music Album in the same year.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Believe" (Andy Mendoza, Ozomatli, J. Smith-Freeman) – 5:02
  2. "Love & Hope" (JB Eckl, Ozomatli, K. C. Porter) – 4:24
  3. "Street Signs" (Ozomatli, Smith-Freeman) – 3:45
  4. "(Who Discovered) America?" (Eckl, Porter, Jason Roberts, Asdru Sierra) – 4:35
  5. "Who's to Blame" (Don Corleon, Daniel Lewis) – 3:13
  6. "Te Estoy Buscando" (Ozomatli) – 3:50
  7. "Saturday Night" (Ozomatli, Smith-Freeman) – 3:59
  8. "Déjame en Paz" (Ozomatli) – 3:29
  9. "Santiago" (Ozomatli) – 5:10
  10. "Ya Viene el Sol (The Beatle Bob Remix)" (Ozomatli) – 3:39
  11. "Doña Isabelle" (Ozomatli, Eddie Palmieri) – 1:05
  12. "Nadie Te Tira" (Ozomatli) – 4:47
  13. "Cuando Canto" (Ozomatli) – 4:40
Japanese bonus track[8]
  1. "Como Canto (Live)"

Personnel[edit]

Ozomatli
Additional musicians
Technical personnel

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 125[9]
U.S. Billboard Latin Albums 2[9]
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums 2[9]
U.S. Billboard Heatseekers 2[9]
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 7[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madden NFL 2005: Soundtrack Revealed - Xbox". TeamXbox. 1 July 2004. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Blowout - PlayStation 2 Preview at IGN". IGN. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Leggett, Steve. "Review: Street Signs". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  4. ^ Endelman, Michael (25 June 2004). "Music Capsule Review: Street Signs". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  5. ^ Wheeland, Matthew (14 July 2004). "Ozomatli: Street Signs". PopMatters. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  6. ^ McDermott, Tricia (13 February 2005). "2005 Grammy Award Winners". CBS News. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  7. ^ Amter, Charlie (3 November 2005). "Latin Grammys Shake Things Up". E!. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  8. ^ "Street Signs (Bonus Track)". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 October 2009. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Ozomatli - Street Signs". Billboard. Retrieved 21 October 2009.