Gipsy Kings (album)

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Gipsy Kings
Gipsy Kings Album.jpeg
Studio album by Gipsy Kings
Released 1987
Genre Rumba Catalana, Flamenco
Length 43:45
Label Elektra Records
Gipsy Kings chronology
Luna de Fuego
(1983)Luna de Fuego1983
Gipsy Kings
(1987)
Mosaïque
(1989)Mosaïque1989

Gipsy Kings is the third album by the French Rumba Catalana band Gipsy Kings, which was released in 1987. The album was their first to reach a worldwide audience, going gold across France, the UK, USA and other countries. The US and European versions of this album are identical except in some cases the song order may differ. The Japanese version released in 1995 includes an alternate version of "Vamos A Bailar" from their latest albums. The song "Inspiration" from this album famously appeared in the season five episode of Miami Vice, "World Of Trouble", in June 1988.

Professional ratings
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Allmusic5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Bamboléo"T. Baliardo, J. Bouchikhi, N. Reyes, S. Díaz3:25
2."Tú Quieres Volver"Gipsy Kings3:15
3."Moorea" (Instrumental)Gipsy Kings4:05
4."Bem, Bem, María"Gipsy Kings3:03
5."Un Amor"Gipsy Kings, Los Reyes3:40
6."Inspiration" (Instrumental)Gipsy Kings3:28
7."A Mi Manera (Comme D'Habitude)" (cover of "My Way")G. Thibault, C. Francois, J. Revaux3:52
8."Djobi Djoba"Gipsy Kings, Los Reyes3:27
9."Faena" (Instrumental)T. Baliardo, J. Bouchikhi, N. Reyes3:45
10."Quiero Saber"Gipsy Kings4:10
11."Amor, Amor"Gipsy Kings3:13
12."Duende" (Instrumental)Gipsy Kings4:22

Japanese Bonus Tracks

No.TitleLength
13."Vamos A Bailar"3:59

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "GIPSY KINGS - GIPSY KINGS (ALBUM)" (in French). lescharts.com. 2012. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1989". Australian Recording Industry Association. 1989. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Gipsy Kings – Gipsy Kings". Music Canada. 
  4. ^ "French album certifications – Gipsy Kings – Nouvel Album" (in French). InfoDisc.  Select GIPSY KINGS and click OK
  5. ^ "Les Albums Platine :" (in French). Infodisc.fr. Retrieved 2013-03-16. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "RIAJ > The Record > July 2001 > Page 8 > Certified Awards (May 2001)" (PDF). Recording Industry Association of Japan (in Japanese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-09-28. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  7. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Gipsy Kings; 'Gipsy Kings')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. 
  8. ^ "British album certifications – Gipsy Kings – Gipsy Kings". British Phonographic Industry.  Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Enter Gipsy Kings in the search field and then press Enter.
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Gipsy Kings – Gipsy Kings". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH

External links[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Bamboléo (31 March 1988)
  • Djobi Djoba (25 October 1988)
  • Bem, Bem, Maria (25 February 1989)
  • Un Amor (29 July 1989)
  • Tu Quieres Volver (26 September 1989)
  • A Mi Manera (December 1989)