Compas (album)

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Compas
Compas Album.jpg
Studio album by Gipsy Kings
Released November 6, 1997 (1997-11-06)
Recorded at Recall Studio, France; additional recording at Metropolis Studios, London.
Genre Flamenco, Rumba, World Music
Label Nonesuch
Producer Chris Kimsey
Gipsy Kings chronology
Love Songs
(1996)
Compas
(1997)
¡Volaré! The Very Best of the Gipsy Kings
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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
No.TitleLength
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
No.TitleLength
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

Credits[edit]

  • 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Owens, Thom. "Gipsy Kings - Compas". AllMusic.com. Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  2. ^ "Compas". Discogs. discogs.com. 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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