Finnish Tango, Vol. 2

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
Tango is big in Finland. It has been since the country first heard the style and fell in love with it. It's so big, in fact, that the Finns have developed their own style of tango, as demonstrated by the Tango-Orkesteri Unto (named in honor of a famous Finnish tango musician). On their second volume of tango songs, they show that a small group -- five pieces in total -- can create a very big and highly sophisticated noise. Singer Pirjo Aittomäki is a laid-back standout, with a voice as soft as velvet, and everyone else in the ensemble is just as good. There's plenty to delight any tango lover, like the glittering instrumental work of "Rannalla," for example, or the care ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
Tango is big in Finland. It has been since the country first heard the style and fell in love with it. It's so big, in fact, that the Finns have developed their own style of tango, as demonstrated by the Tango-Orkesteri Unto (named in honor of a famous Finnish tango musician). On their second volume of tango songs, they show that a small group -- five pieces in total -- can create a very big and highly sophisticated noise. Singer Pirjo Aittomäki is a laid-back standout, with a voice as soft as velvet, and everyone else in the ensemble is just as good. There's plenty to delight any tango lover, like the glittering instrumental work of "Rannalla," for example, or the care that went into the arrangements throughout. It'll make a convert of anyone who likes the genre, and this is a band at the very top of its game.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • Label: Arc Music
  • EAN: 5019396228122
  • Catalog Number: 2281
  • Sales rank: 171,803

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Kylmä Rakkaus - Tango Orkestreri Unto (5:17)
  2. 2 Kadotetulle - Tango Orkestreri Unto (2:40)
  3. 3 Miksi Juuri Hän - Tango Orkestreri Unto (3:53)
  4. 4 Ikkunan Alla - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:10)
  5. 5 Rannalla - Tango Orkestreri Unto (3:21)
  6. 6 Suomorsian - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:32)
  7. 7 Yö Ikkunan Takana - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:56)
  8. 8 Tangon Kotimaa - Tango Orkestreri Unto (3:55)
  9. 9 Minä Rakastan Sinut - Tango Orkestreri Unto (3:29)
  10. 10 Sateen Tango - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:36)
  11. 11 Satakielelle - Tango Orkestreri Unto (3:18)
  12. 12 Hektinen Hetki - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:09)
  13. 13 Pajupensas - Tango Orkestreri Unto (4:46)
  14. 14 Siis Unohtakaamme - Tango Orkestreri Unto (5:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tango-Orkestri Unto Primary Artist
Timo Alakotila Piano, Group Member
Mauno Järvelä Violin, Group Member
Petri Hakala Guitar, Group Member
Hannu Rantanen Double Bass, Group Member
Pirjo Aittomäki Vocals, Group Member
Johanna Juhola Accordion, Group Member
Technical Credits
Timo Alakotila Arranger, Composer, Producer
Diz Heller Liner Notes, translation
Ute Entwistle Layout
Pirjo Aittomäki Liner Notes
Svante Forsbäck Mastering
Johanna Juhola Arranger, Composer
Unto Mononen Composer, Lyricist
Jeannine Blanpain translation
Erik Lindström Composer
Taisto Wesslin Composer
Speedy Saarinen Engineer
Reino Helismaa Composer, Lyricist
Eppu Nuotio Composer, Lyricist
Anna-Mari Kähärä Composer
Alex Croft Cover Design
Marko Myöhänen Engineer
Sinikka Svärd Composer, Lyricist
Matti Rossi Poetry
Marja-Leena Mikkola Poetry
Eeva-Liisa Mannerin Oikeusjuttu-Runoa Poetry
Tango-Orkestri Unto Arranger
Viljo Kajava Poetry
Vesa Tuomi Composer
Timo Kuisma Engineer
Timo Kouivusalo Composer, Lyricist
Solja Tuuli Composer, Lyricist
Pauli Ylitalo Composer, Lyricist
Marja-Liisa Vartio Poetry
Jussi Tuurna Composer
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