Alegranza (album)

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Alegranza!
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Studio album by El Guincho
Released March 1, 2008 (Australia and New Zealand)
Recorded August–October 2007
Genre Tropicália, Psychedelic pop
Length 40:01
Label Discoteca Océano, Young Turks[1]
El Guincho chronology
Folías
(2007)
Alegranza!
(2008)
Pop Negro
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Robert ChristgauA−[3]
Club Fonograma4.5/5 stars[4]
Drowned In Sound8/10 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media(8.3/10)[6]
Spin4/5 stars[7]

Alegranza! is the second album from Spanish musician El Guincho. Club Fonograma named Alegranza! its 2008 Album of the Year,[8] and the 9th best album of the decade.[9] The album's opening track "Palmitos Park" was also named its 2008 Single of the Year.[10]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Palmitos Park – 2:28
  2. Antillas – 5:29
  3. Fata Morgana – 3:34
  4. Kalise – 5:08
  5. Cuando Maravilla Fui – 3:34
  6. Buenos Matrimonios Ahí Fuera – 6:46
  7. Costa Paraíso – 5:44
  8. Prez Lagarto – 3:47
  9. Polca Mazurca – 3:37

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Young Turks — YT013: El Guincho - Alegranza". Theyoungturks.bigcartel.com. Archived from the original on 7 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-05.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "El Guincho". Robert Christgau.
  4. ^ Club Fonograma review
  5. ^ Drowned In Sound review
  6. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  7. ^ Spin Magazine review
  8. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2014-04-15. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  9. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  10. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2012-03-20.