Hotel Costes, Vol. 2: La Suite

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All Music Guide - Brendan Swift
An eclectic collection of jazz-styled funk with a dash of cocktail lounge marks Costes La Suite as another standout by France's Stephane Pompougnac. And the resident DJ of the famous Hotel Costes certainly knows his stuff, mixing up more funky, uplifting house that powers these predominantly English-sung tracks. The funk-filled beats of Lovetronic's "You Are Love" is a standout, while "Carnaval de Sao Vicente," sung by Cesaria Evora, is a mood-setting piece worthy of any '70s-styled B-grade film. Occasionally the album careers towards the cheesy end of lounge, as in "Symphatique," but, otherwise, there's nary a low point. An eclectic mix which maintains a steady groove, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Brendan Swift
An eclectic collection of jazz-styled funk with a dash of cocktail lounge marks Costes La Suite as another standout by France's Stephane Pompougnac. And the resident DJ of the famous Hotel Costes certainly knows his stuff, mixing up more funky, uplifting house that powers these predominantly English-sung tracks. The funk-filled beats of Lovetronic's "You Are Love" is a standout, while "Carnaval de Sao Vicente," sung by Cesaria Evora, is a mood-setting piece worthy of any '70s-styled B-grade film. Occasionally the album careers towards the cheesy end of lounge, as in "Symphatique," but, otherwise, there's nary a low point. An eclectic mix which maintains a steady groove, Pompougnac continues to find a much sought after balance: music that stands out in its own right and yet makes the perfect backdrop while entertaining friends. Just like at the Hotel Costes, really.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/10/2002
  • Label: Pschent
  • EAN: 3596971783525
  • Catalog Number: 7178352
  • Sales rank: 33,275

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 To Ulrike M. (5:49)
  2. 2 Jazz Music - De-Phazz (3:32)
  3. 3 Symphatique - Pink Martini (2:34)
  4. 4 Flyin' Away - Mo' Horizons (3:54)
  5. 5 Lizzie's Ballroom - 45 Dip (3:43)
  6. 6 Palais Mascotte - Rollercone (5:46)
  7. 7 Adore - I:Cube (5:20)
  8. 8 Carnaval de São Vicente - Cesária Évora (6:25)
  9. 9 You Are Love - Lovetronic (6:39)
  10. 10 Salvation Live - Mister Day (5:21)
  11. 11 Get a Move On - Mr. Scruff (5:32)
  12. 12 Night over Manaus - Boozoo Bajou (4:52)
  13. 13 The Assassin, Act I - Streetlife Originals (4:37)
  14. 14 Sorry Sorry - Femi Anikulapo Kuti (7:24)
  15. 15 Guess I Was a Fool - Another Level (6:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stéphane Pompougnac Primary Artist
Cesária Évora Track Performer
Pink Martini Track Performer
Another Level Track Performer
Lisa Shaw Vocals
Streetlife Originals Track Performer
Mister Day Vocals
Boozoo Bajou Track Performer
Technical Credits
François Kevorkian Remixing
Sodi Producer
Femi Anikulapo Kuti Arranger
Brian Robson Producer, Engineer
François K Producer, Remixing
I:Cube Producer
Ralf Droesemeyer Producer
Patrick Duvoisin Producer
Jay Denes Producer
Joan Art Direction
Dave Warrin Producer
Pascal Pioux Arranger, Producer
Pompon Finkelstein Mastering
C. Bernard Producer
M. Daniels Producer
L. Fletcher Producer
Cedric Art Direction
Joaquin "Joe" Claussell Producer, Remixing
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome CD

    This CD is definetley worth getting. It has a nice mix of songs and is very unique in style. It makes you feel as if you are in another place, just chilling out and relaxing. YOU should get it...

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