11:11 (Rodrigo y Gabriela album)

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11:11
Studio album by Rodrigo y Gabriela
Released 7 September 2009
Label Rubyworks Records
Producer Rodrigo Sánchez, except "11:11", produced by John Leckie and Rodrigo y Gabriela
Rodrigo y Gabriela chronology
Live in Japan
(2008)
11:11
(2009)
Live in France
(2011)

11:11 is the third studio album by Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. It was released on independent label Rubyworks around the world from 2 to 8 September 2009. It guest stars Strunz & Farah on the song "Master Maqui" and Alex Skolnick on the song "Atman".[1] The song "Buster Voodoo" was performed by the band on The Tonight Show hosted by Conan O'Brien on Thursday, 1 October 2009 and on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Wednesday, 28 October 2009. Each song on the album is a tribute to an artist that has inspired both Rodrigo and Gabriela.

The song "Santo Domingo" was chosen as the Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week for 10 November 2009.[2]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (81/100)[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[4]
MusicOMH 3.5/5 stars[5]
NME 7/10 stars[6]
Spin 5/10 stars[7]
Billboard favourable[8]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Rodrigo y Gabriela.

No. Title Dedicated to Length
1. "Hanuman"   Carlos Santana 3:43
2. "Buster Voodoo"   Jimi Hendrix 4:24
3. "Triveni"   Le Trio Joubran 3:55
4. "Logos"   Al Di Meola 2:50
5. "Santo Domingo"   Michel Camilo 4:02
6. "Master Maqui" (feat. Strunz & Farah) Paco de Lucía 5:05
7. "Savitri"   Shakti 3:46
8. "Hora Zero"   Ástor Piazzolla 5:24
9. "Chac Mool"   Jorge Reyes 1:51
10. "Atman" (feat. Alex Skolnick) Dimebag Darrell 5:50
11. "11:11"   Pink Floyd 4:49

Personnel[edit]

Rodrigo y Gabriela
Additional performers
Production

Charts[edit]

Chart[9][10] Peak
position
Belgium Albums Chart (Flanders) 12
Belgium Albums Chart (Wallonia) 27
French Albums Chart 20
Swiss Albums Chart 55
UK Albums Chart 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "''11:11'' press release". Rodgab.com. Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  2. ^ Posted by Heringer (10 November 2009). "Mark-heringer.com". Mark-heringer.com. Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  3. ^ "11:11 Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. 8 September 2009. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Jurek, Thom. "11:11 - Rodrigo y Gabriela". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  5. ^ Banrs, Miles. "Rodrigo y Gabriela - 11:11 album reviews". MusicOMH. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Pinnock, Tom (1 September 2009). "Album review: Rodrigo Y Gabriela - '11:11'". NME. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Eddy, Chuck (1 September 2009). "Rodrigo y Gabriela, '11:11' (ATO)". Spin. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Graff, Gary (1 September 2009). "Rodrigo Y Gabriela, "11:11"". Billboard. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  9. ^ Lescharts.com Retrieved 11 February 2010
  10. ^ Chartstats.com Retrieved 11 February 2010