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Rhythms Del Mundo Cuba

# Original Release Date: November 14, 2006
# Number of Discs: 1
# Label: Hip-O Records
# ASIN: B000J23416
#Producer(s):Kenny Young, the Berman Brothers

Rhythms del Mundo is a nonprofit collaborative album, which fuses an all-star cast of Cuban muscians including Ibrahim Ferrer and Omara Portuondo of the the Buena Vista Social Club with tracks from US, UK and Irish artists such as U2, Coldplay, Sting, Jack Johnson and Maroon 5 , Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs and many others.


Kenny Young, Founder and Trustee of APE, explains how the project emerged: “The project was sparked off by the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. The idea came in to do a project with The Buena Vista Social Club to fuse their Latin sounds with Western artists and their familiar popular songs. The project evolved when more environmental disasters struck — the Asian Earthquakes and Hurricane Katrina. But the big picture was climate change. You can call these natural disasters but after all the research and scientific data, we know that we’re at least partly to blame for some of these disasters. Global warming is now in the news daily. If we don’t act in the time frame our experts give us, our grandchildren will curse us eternally.”

Thom Yorke comments, “We need a law, we need to have the Government put climate change in its place. If you leave industry to sort it out on a voluntary basis that’s never going to happen. So everybody, if they’ve got any concerns about climate, change has to register that concern with their Government officials because it’s the only way to go.”[1]


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  • fajalobie62

    Very nice song <333

    18 Jul 9:20pm Reply
  • Jezuxx


    16 Mar 2014 Reply
  • muffiniam


    16 Sep 2013 Reply
  • scotishdave


    3 Aug 2013 Reply
  • ricardetti

    niceeeeee very nice

    17 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Ell_sen

    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For <3 <3 <3

    4 May 2012 Reply
  • HelloListen

    Hey everyone :) The 20th birthday of my friend Tim is in about one month. I need a present and now its about you: It would be soooooo nice of you, if you would send me a photo of yourself holding a sheet of paper with birthday wishes (written in your mother langue) Note your country your name. I wanna make a poster with birthday wishes from all around the world. Send me a message. Thanks :)

    19 Apr 2011 Reply
  • smeaa

    Dancing Shoes! <3

    8 Apr 2011 Reply
  • BWoolmore

    muckin farvellous!

    21 Dec 2010 Reply
  • ricarditocont

    hotel california ft the killers

    28 Sep 2010 Reply
  • gazamo

    I'd love Coldplay's Strawberry Swing re-interpreted by them.

    24 Apr 2010 Reply
  • paredes87


    20 Jan 2010 Reply
  • Zatarra20

    how can i play the music online???? Anybody can help me please??? Greetings

    30 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Irving_

    Simply amazing.

    9 Nov 2009 Reply
  • miharisoa

    i really love Classics! my fav is big yellow taxi.

    2 Nov 2009 Reply
  • OllyTrolly99

    This is good stuff :). Especially loving The Kooks' version of Are You Ready To Love, absolutely fantastic.

    26 Sep 2009 Reply
  • ClndstineMurder

    Mola muchísimo, es curioso escuchar Dancing Shoes o Modern Way con ese toque cubano! y los arreglos quedan de lujo, la verdad. Quiero más!

    22 Sep 2009 Reply
  • ne2rnas

    Not bad. It's very nice for my ears :D

    13 Sep 2009 Reply
  • jepper

    oh god some tracks on that new cd, classics, are so bad. It hurts physically when you listen to the kaiser chief cover

    3 Aug 2009 Reply
  • Nord-Sud

    Madre de Dios! Sagte ich doch, mit der Deutschen Sprache kann man alles singen: Rock (Tocotronic, Westernhagen...und über 300 tausend andere Bands), Reggae (Seeed, Gentleman...und beinahe 300 tausend andere reggae Bands und Projekte), Pop (Wir sind Helden, Selig etc....) und jetzt SALSA. Fantastico...einfach hervorragend. Macht weiter so, Leute!!!

    9 Feb 2009 Reply
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