Land of the Sun (album)

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Land of the Sun
Charlie Haden, Land of the Sun cover.jpg
Studio album by Charlie Haden
Released August 31, 2004
Recorded December 19–22, 2003
Genre Latin jazz
Length 1:03:08
Label Verve
Producer Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ruth Cameron
Charlie Haden chronology
American Dreams
(2002)American Dreams2002
Land of the Sun
(2004)
Nightfall
(2004)Nightfall2004

Land of the Sun is an album by American jazz musician Charlie Haden. In 2005, the album won Haden the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]

Music critic Thom Jurek of Allmusic wrote of the album; "Land of the Sun is a deeply romantic album, but it is lush without artificial ornamentation or affectation. Musically, its refinement is such that it begs critical as well as casual listening. Hopefully this won't be the last such exercise from Haden and Rubalcaba, but an introduction."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fuiste Tú (It Was You)" (Marroquín, Sabre) – 6:17
  2. "Sueño Sólo con Tu Amor (I Only Dream of Your Love)" (Marroquín, Sabre) – 5:08
  3. "Canción de Cuna a Patricia (Lullaby for Patricia)" (Marroquín) – 7:00
  4. "Solamente una Vez (You Belong to My Heart)" (Lara) – 8:06
  5. "Nostalgia" (Marroquín) – 5:40
  6. "De Siempre (Forever)" (Marroquín) – 7:07
  7. "Añoranza (Longing)" (Marroquín) – 3:21
  8. "Cuando Te Podré Olvidar (When Will I Forget You)" (Marroquín, Sabre) – 4:49
  9. "Esta Tarde Vi Llover (Yesterday I Heard the Rain)" (Manzanero) – 6:42
  10. "Canción a Paola (Paola's Song)" (Marroquín) – 8:58

Personnel[edit]

Notes[edit]

Recorded December 19–22, 2003 at Avatar Studios, NYC. Mixed February 22–28, 2004 at Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, California. Mastered April 12, 2004 at the Mastering Lab, Los Angeles, California

References[edit]

  1. ^ McDermott, Tricia (February 13, 2005). "2005 Grammy Award Winners". CBS News. Retrieved November 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. "Land of the Sun > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 31, 2016.