Alta Suciedad

Alta Suciedad

by Andrés Calamaro


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This was the first solo album that Calamaro released after the split of Los Rodriguez. It was also his best-selling record and the one that helped to get him at the top of the local musical scene, along with other soloists like Charly García, Fito Paez and Luis Alberto Spinetta. Pumped by major hits like "Flaca," "Loco," and "Me Arde," the album sold 300,000 copies in Argentina alone. The album cover could be read as a tribute to Bob Dylan, a figure greatly and explicitly adored by Calamaro. The ballads dominate the album, but there is also a bit of rock & roll, reggae, and soul. "Elvis está vivo" stands as the best song on an uneven but enjoyable album that includes many of his most popular songs.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/09/1997
Label: Wea Argentina
UPC: 0706301897225
catalogNumber: 18972
Rank: 60488

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Andrés Calamaro   Primary Artist,Organ,Synthesizer,Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Drums,Electric Piano,Sitar,Background Vocals,Clavinet,Hand Clapping,Carillon,Mellotron,Pump Organ
Marc Ribot   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Chuck Rainey   Bass
Errol Crusher Bennett   Percussion
Crispin Cioe   Saxophone
Charley Drayton   Bass,Guitar
Kenny Fradley   Trumpet,Flugelhorn
Joe Galdo   Drums
Jesse Levy   Cello
Eddie Martinez   Guitar
Hugh McCracken   Acoustic Guitar,Dobro,Electric Guitar
Celeste Carballo   Background Vocals
Antonio Escohotado   Vocals
Steve Jordan   Drums

Technical Credits

Joe Blaney   Producer
Charley Drayton   Composer
Steve Jordan   Composer
Jorge Durietz   Composer

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