VEGAS by ESPERANTO

SKU122002
ArtistESPERANTO
TitleVEGAS
LabelFAVORITE RECORDINGS
Catalog #FVR 181LP
Genre
ReleaseW 06 - 2022
FormatVinyl - EULP
EAN Barcode3760179356601
Import
 € 24,99 incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Tell Me This Is Love
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-a1.mp3
  2. Kailua
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-a2.mp3
  3. Love Crusader
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-a3.mp3
  4. Wishful Thinkin'
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-a4.mp3
  5. Hollywood
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-b1.mp3
  6. Kenny's Place
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-b2.mp3
  7. Elle Est Tres Ellegant
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-b3.mp3
  8. Theme From Vegas
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/f/fvr_181lp_vegas/fvr181lp-b4.mp3

Description

Reissue from the second album from Venezuelan band Esperanto. Rare and sought-after for many collectors, it was recorded in  between Las Vegas and Caracas and originally released in 1981. Following bandleader Jorge Aguilar in his  musical trip to the infamous American city bathing into flashing lights and vivid colors, we're invited to an  excursion in Disco, Boogie and Jazz-Funk territories.

Gatefold. tip-on vinyl

With great care and attention to details, Esperanto managed to create a very convincing sequel to their Jazz Funk debuts. Vegas keeps indeed a perfect balance between various influences. Through energic disco beats with intense funky solos, catchy AOR-influenced songs, where Jorge delivers convincing vocal performance, or sunny jazz-funk slow jams, the album still reveals something quite authentic. And this feeling echoes surely the one that could have been felt by Jorge Aguilar while discovering USA on a trip - where it all started for the music he loves. Like sometimes a foreigner's enriching view on some local specialty, he surely brought with the band all his authenticity and young but vibrant experience while convincing at the same time major labels for distribution.

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