Ye-Me-Le

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All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Perhaps the Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 sound was at last beginning to show signs of wear, for not only didn't Ye-Me-Le produce any hits "Wichita Lineman" reached a lowly number 95, but the album is also less enterprising and fresh-sounding than its predecessors. There is a surprising shortage of Brazilian material, which was always Mendes' most valuable contribution in the long run, and more reliance upon routine covers of pop
ock standards like "Easy to Be Hard" and "What the World Needs Now." But there are special moments, like the hypnotic "Masquerade" no relation to the Leon Russell/George Benson hit, Sergio Mihanovich's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richard S. Ginell
Perhaps the Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 sound was at last beginning to show signs of wear, for not only didn't Ye-Me-Le produce any hits "Wichita Lineman" reached a lowly number 95, but the album is also less enterprising and fresh-sounding than its predecessors. There is a surprising shortage of Brazilian material, which was always Mendes' most valuable contribution in the long run, and more reliance upon routine covers of pop
ock standards like "Easy to Be Hard" and "What the World Needs Now." But there are special moments, like the hypnotic "Masquerade" no relation to the Leon Russell/George Benson hit, Sergio Mihanovich's haunting "Some Time Ago," and another winning treatment of a Beatles tune, "Norwegian Wood," where Mendes cuts loose a killer solo on electric piano believe it or not, the 45 rpm single version features more of that solo than the LP.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/26/2006
  • Label: A&M
  • UPC: 602517052475
  • Catalog Number: 000742702
  • Sales rank: 55,707

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Wichita Lineman - Sergio Mendes (2:50)
  2. 2 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (3:56)
  3. 3 Some Time Ago (2:25)
  4. 4 Moanin' (3:07)
  5. 5 Look Who's Mine (3:36)
  6. 6 Ye-Me-Le (2:29)
  7. 7 Easy to Be Hard (2:49)
  8. 8 Where Are You Coming From? (4:08)
  9. 9 Masquerade (3:40)
  10. 10 What the World Needs Now (2:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Primary Artist
Sergio Mendes Indexed Contributor, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Lani Hall Vocals
Rubens Bassini Percussion
Oscar Castro-Neves Guitar
Dave Grusin Conductor
Karen Philipp Vocals
Dom Um Romão Percussion, Drums
Sebastian Neto Bass
Technical Credits
Sergio Mendes Arranger, Producer
Dorival Caymmi Composer
Jimmy Webb Composer
Dave Grusin Orchestral Arrangements
Larry Levine Engineer
Nelson Motta Composer
Tom Wilkes Art Direction
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