Compas (album)

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Compas Album.jpg
Studio album by Gipsy Kings
ReleasedNovember 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)
Recordedat Recall Studio, France; additional recording at Metropolis Studios, London.
GenreFlamenco, Rumba, World Music
ProducerChris Kimsey
Gipsy Kings chronology
Love Songs
¡Volaré! The Very Best of the Gipsy Kings
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Compas is the ninth studio album by rumba band Gipsy Kings. It was released in 1997 in Europe and the US, using a different song order. The European version has one completely new track, "Sueño de Noche", as well as a remixed version of "Ami Wa Wa (Solo Por Ti)".[2]

Track listing[edit]

European version
1."Ami Wa Wa (Solo Por Ti)"4:02
2."Una Rumba Por Aqui"4:24
3."Mira la Gitana Mora"6:55
4."Recuerdo Apasionado" (Instrumental)4:04
5."La Fiesta Comenza"3:03
6."Sueño de Noche"5:56
7."Que Si, Que No (Funiculi Funiculi)"3:19
8."Canto a Brazil"4:15
9."Obsesion de Amor" (Instrumental)5:09
10."Mi Niño"3:16
11."Di Me"5:40
12."Lo Mal y Lo Bien"3:03
13."Amor Gitano"7:28
14."Salsa de Noche" (Instrumental)3:29
15."Ami Wa Wa (Solo Por Ti) [Remix]"3:37
American version
1."Ami Wa Wa (Solo Por Ti)"4:02
2."Que Si, Que No (Funiculi Funiculi)"3:19
3."Una Rumba Por Aqui"4:24
4."Recuerdo Apasionado" (Instrumental)4:04
5."Mira la Itana Mora"6:55
6."La Fiesta Comenza"3:03
7."Canto a Brazil"4:15
8."Salsa de Noche" (Instrumental)3:29
9."Mi Niño"3:16
10."Di Me"5:40
11."Obsesion de Amor" (Instrumental)5:09
12."Lo Mal y Lo Bien"3:03
13."Amor Gitano"7:28


  • Arranged By – Gipsy Kings, Jon Carin
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By, Producer – Chris Kimsey
  • Photography – Peter Knaup

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[3] N/A 221,000[4]

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Gipsy Kings - Compas". Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  2. ^ "Compas". Discogs. Retrieved 25 December 2015.
  3. ^ "American album certifications – Gipsy kings – Compas". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  4. ^ "World's greatest". Billboard. 16 June 2007. Retrieved 31 March 2018.

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