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Viernes Social: A La Tropical

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The tropical entry in Sony Latin's Viernes Social (Friday Social) series opens with a stone killer in Rubén Blades y Son del Solar's mid-burn salsa sizzler "Camaleón," off 1991's Caminando. This is a hell of a way to start a tropical party. And while this cut is of the more traditional variety, there are contemporary sounds here as well, including NG2's "Si La Ves," Elvis Crespo's "Suavemente," and the tropical version of India's hit, "Sedúceme." On the ballad side, Luis Enrique's steamy "Desesperado" is here, but so are some killer trad salsa jams including Celia Cruz's reading of "Oye Como Va," and Jerry Rivera's "Amores Como (with its cool quote from Pachelbel's Canon). ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The tropical entry in Sony Latin's Viernes Social (Friday Social) series opens with a stone killer in Rubén Blades y Son del Solar's mid-burn salsa sizzler "Camaleón," off 1991's Caminando. This is a hell of a way to start a tropical party. And while this cut is of the more traditional variety, there are contemporary sounds here as well, including NG2's "Si La Ves," Elvis Crespo's "Suavemente," and the tropical version of India's hit, "Sedúceme." On the ballad side, Luis Enrique's steamy "Desesperado" is here, but so are some killer trad salsa jams including Celia Cruz's reading of "Oye Como Va," and Jerry Rivera's "Amores Como (with its cool quote from Pachelbel's Canon). One of the hip throwbacks to an earlier era is the neo-boogaloo of Galy Galiano with "Enormorado Yo Estoy." This is a fine party mix, with a solid balance of old-school and nuevo tropical to satisfy most fans of the genre.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2013
  • Label: Sony U.S. Latin
  • UPC: 887654324221
  • Catalog Number: 543242
  • Sales rank: 221,841

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Camaleón - Rubén Blades (4:15)
  2. 2 Dile A Ella - Victor Manuelle (5:06)
  3. 3 Si La Ves - NG2 (4:13)
  4. 4 Juliana - DLG (4:58)
  5. 5 Enamorado Yo Estoy - Galy Galiano (4:44)
  6. 6 Sin Salsa No Hay Paraíso - El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico (3:48)
  7. 7 Una Aventura - Grupo Niche (5:18)
  8. 8 Tal Para Cual - Joe Arroyo (4:36)
  9. 9 Suavemente - Elvis Crespo (4:28)
  10. 10 Celia's Oye Come Va (Oye Como Va) - Celia Cruz (4:19)
  11. 11 Desperado - Luis Enrique (3:51)
  12. 12 Sedúceme - India (5:20)
  13. 13 Amores Como El Nuestro - Jerry Rivera (5:03)
  14. 14 No Me Acostumbro - Rey Ruiz (4:49)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Rubén Blades Composer
Tito Puente Composer
India Composer
Omar Alfanno Composer
Franco De Vita Composer
Glenn Monroig Composer
Galy Galiano Composer
Cuco Valoy Composer
Mark Spiro Composer
Jorge Luis Piloto Composer
Jairo Varela Composer
Ricky Martinez Composer
Alvaro José Arroyo Composer
Shirley Marte Composer
Jimmy Greco Composer
Elvis Crespo Composer
Gil Francisco Composer
Ray Contreras Composer
Ramón Valoy Composer
K.C. Porter Composer
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