Rayando El Sol

Rayando El Sol

by Manny Manuel
     
 
A singer who is always up for a challenge, Manny Manuel tackles the Maná songbook on Rayando El Sol and re-imagines the Mexican rockers' output as highly danceable meringue. If you don't find the whole idea sacrilegious in itself, the album works, and in the case of the opening "De Pies a Cabeza," it works extremely well with the singer

Overview

A singer who is always up for a challenge, Manny Manuel tackles the Maná songbook on Rayando El Sol and re-imagines the Mexican rockers' output as highly danceable meringue. If you don't find the whole idea sacrilegious in itself, the album works, and in the case of the opening "De Pies a Cabeza," it works extremely well with the singer sounding effervescent as ever, delivering the song's call for a "rastaman!" with extra enthusiasm. Check the title track for one of the album's most clever adaptations or jump right to the album's closing, elegant heartbreaker "Si No Te Hubieras Ido," a Marco Antonio Solís song which appears here thanks to its inclusion on Maná's live album Arde el Cielo. Clever idea, well executed, and all delivered with enough of passion that Manny's "King of Hearts" status remains intact.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/17/2010
Label:
Universal Latino
UPC:
0602527118123
catalogNumber:
001334402

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Manny Manuel   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Rafael Martínez   Guira
Manuel Tejada   Bass,Percussion,Piano,Keyboards
Johnny Chocolate   Bongos,Conga,Maracas
Jose Luis Mateo   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Crispin Fernández   Saxophone
Rafael Carrasco   Percussion
Janina Rosado   Piano
Ruben Toribio   Electric Bass
Federico Mendez   Guitar
Mártires de León   Guitar
Rodheb Santos   Trumpet
Ivelisse Gel   Background Vocals
Juan Abel Martinez (Abelito)   Guira
Gershon Suero   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Manuel Tejada   Arranger,Engineer
Rafael Camilo   Vocal Producer
Marco Antonio Solís   Composer
Janina Rosado   Arranger,Producer
Alex González   Composer
Javier López   Graphic Design,Art Direction
Sergio Vallin   Composer
Fher Olvera   Composer

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