Super Taranta!

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Super Taranta!
Studio album by Gogol Bordello
Released July 10, 2007
Genre Gypsy punk
Length 62:44
Label Side One Dummy
Producer Victor Van Vugt/Gogol Bordello
Gogol Bordello chronology
Gypsy Punks Underdog World Strike
(2005)
Super Taranta!
(2007)
Trans-Continental Hustle
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 5.2/10 link
Q 4/5 stars
Robert Christgau A+ link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link

Super Taranta! is the fourth album by gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello released on the July 10, 2007 on SideOneDummy records. This album was #14 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007.[1] "Ultimate" was #82 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Eugene Hütz, all music composed by Eugene Hütz and Gogol Bordello.

No. Title Length
1. "Ultimate"   3:29
2. "Wonderlust King"   3:58
3. "Zina-Marina"   4:19
4. "Supertheory of Supereverything"   2:56
5. "Harem in Tuscany (Taranta)"   3:33
6. "Dub the Frequencies of Love"   6:15
7. "My Strange Uncles from Abroad"   5:19
8. "Tribal Connection"   5:05
9. "Forces of Victory"   5:23
10. "Alcohol"   4:54
11. "Suddenly... (I Miss Carpaty)"   5:36
12. "Your Country"   4:15
13. "American Wedding"   3:38
14. "Super Taranta!"   6:44

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Victor Van Vugt and Gogol Bordello
  • Recorded by Victor Van Vugt at Long View Farm Studios, March '07
  • Additional recordings done at Grace Studios, NY and Integrated Studios, NY, March/April '07
  • Assistant Engineers: Josh Sadlier-Brown, Integrated Studios and Ian Neil, Long View Farm Recording Studios
  • Mixed by Victor Van Vugt and Eugene Hütz at Grace Studios, NY
  • Mastered by Emily Lazar at The Lodge
  • Design by: Cindy Heller
  • Photos by: Bela Borsodi, Keetja Allard, Danny North, Liubov Kulkova, Herman Dahlgren, Thomas Gobena, and Eric James Crawford

Personnel[edit]

The Band

Guests

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[3] 26
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 38
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 52
Italian Albums (FIMI)[6] 67
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 67
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[8] 99
US Billboard 200[9] 115

References[edit]

  1. ^ ROBERT CHRISTGAU, DAVID FRICKE, CHRISTIAN HOARD, ROB SHEFFIELD (December 17, 2007). "The Top 50 Albums of 2007" Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-12-20
  2. ^ No byline (December 11, 2007). "The 100 Best Songs of 2007" Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-12-21
  3. ^ "Gogol Bordello – Super Taranta!". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  4. ^ "Gogol Bordello: Super Taranta!" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.
  5. ^ "Gogol Bordello – Super Taranta!". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Gogol Bordello – Super Taranta!". Italiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "{{{date}}} Top 40 UK Albums Archive". Official Charts Company.
  8. ^ "Gogol Bordello – Super Taranta!" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "Gogol Bordello Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Gogol Bordello. Prometheus Global Media.