Dimelo en la Calle

Dimelo en la Calle

by Joaquín Sabina


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Dimelo en la Calle

After recovering from a serious disease he had the year before, Sabina released this album. As he himself once said, this was supposed to be his first "undrugged" album. But, in fact, the result doesn't differ much from his previous efforts, even though there are less references than expected from a songwriter known for adding personal stories to well-crafted songs. It's a good and strong 14-song collection that took more than a year to record. The production was by two longtime collaborators: Antonio Garcia de Diego and Pancho Varona. There are many guests in the album: Pasión Vega put her voice on "La Canción Más Hermosa del Mundo," while actor and director Santiago Segura sings on the bonus track "Seamos Diferentes." As with most of Sabina's albums, he plays with many genres: There is son in "Ya Eyacule," tango in "Cuando Me Hablan del Destino," and rock in "Vámonos pa'l Sur." There are also many references and tributes to many Latin American icons and cities. One song is dedicated to the Mexican José Alfredo Jiménez, one is inspired in a letter that Subcommander Marcos write to Sabina, while "Cuando Me Hablan del Destino" seems to be a sour portrait of Buenos Aires and some of its inhabitants, like Charly García and Fito Páez. You won't find anything new on this album, but Sabina's songwriting is still sharp -- and that's a lot.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/10/2002
Label: Imports
UPC: 0743219750921
catalogNumber: 5026241
Rank: 153419

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Joaquín Sabina   Primary Artist,Harmonica,Choir, Chorus,spanish guitar
Olga Roman   Coros
Luis Dulzaides   Percussion
Pancho Varona   Acoustic Guitar,Percussion,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Choir, Chorus,Guitarron,spanish guitar,Bajo Sexto,Coros,Dirigida,Pandereta
Antonio Garcia de Diego   Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Percussion,Piano,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Choir, Chorus,12-string Guitar,spanish guitar,Coros,Dirigida
Andreas Prittwitz   Clarinet
Paco Bastante   Bajo Sexto
Victor Merlo   Double Bass
Pedro Barcelo   Cajon,Bateria
Dayan Abad   spanish guitar,Tres Cubano
Nicolás Guillén   Recitation
Pasión Vega   Coros

Technical Credits

Joaquín Sabina   Liner Notes
Trevor Morais   Programming
Pancho Varona   Arranger,Programming,Producer
Antonio Garcia de Diego   Arranger,Programming,Producer
José Luis Crespo   Programming
Juan Gonzalez   Programming,Engineering
Javier Carretero   Programming
Suso Ramallo   Programming,Engineering

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