Decca and Surco Records are proud to announce the July 15, 2008 release of â€œMar Dulceâ€ (Sweet Sea) from Bajofondo, the Argentine-Uruguayan collective led by the two-time Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning composer of Brokeback Mountain and Babel, Gustavo Santaolalla. Bajofondoâ€™s previous self-titled release sold over 300,00 copies and was awarded the Latin Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental in 2003.
Bajofondo will make a number of rare
As on their earlier recordings, â€œMar Dulceâ€ sees Bajofondoâ€™s seven virtuosic musicians lead listeners through a sensual soundscape of tango, trip-hop, drum & bass and pop elements that redefine the essence of tango for the 21st century.Â This newest installment in the Bajofondo oeuvre features guest performances by Elvis Costello, Nelly Furtado, Julieta Venegas, Gustavo Cerati, Ryota Komatsu, La Mala Rodriguez, Santullo, Juan Subira and the final recorded performance by legendary Uruguayan tango diva Lagrima Rios.
â€œWith Bajofondo,â€ says Santaolalla, â€œwe donâ€™t like the label â€˜electronic tangoâ€™ because we try to make a contemporary music of Rio de la Plata (the river that forms part of the border between
The irrepressible energy of â€œMar Dulceâ€ also translates live.Â The Financial Times describes a Bajofondo performance at
Bajofondo is comprised of Gustavo Santaolalla on guitar, percussion, and vocals; Juan CampodÃ³nico on programming, beats, samples and guitar; Luciano Supervielle on piano, keyboards and scratch; Javier Casalla on violin; MartÃn FerrÃ©s on bandoneon; Gabriel Casacuberta on upright bass and electric bass; AdriÃ¡n Sosa on drums; and VerÃ³nica Loza as VJ and on vocals.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Gustavo Santaolalla has received nine Latin Grammys and three Grammy awards.Â He has produced albums for Juanes, Julieta Venegas, Molotov, CafÃ© Tacuba, and the Kronos Quartet. The Argentine musician is nominated for a 2008 Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack Album for
Upcoming US Tour:
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