Reviews – May 2010

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CDs

Chino & Nacho – Mi Niña Bonita
Machete Music

Con una compilación de 12 de los éxitos del dúo en Sur América e incluye colaboraciones con Don Omar y RKM & Ken-Y. El primer sencillo de esta producción es Niña Bonita, la cual es un fenómeno digital.

La canción illustra la versatilidad del dúo en una fusión de música urbana con elementos claros de la música tropical contemporánea.

Jon Secada –Clásicos
Big 3 Records

Clásicos es una recopilación de canciones románticas y eternas, que fueron hechas famosas en ambos idiomas por algunos de los artistas de más renombre mundial, tal como Elvis, Perry Como, Doris Day, Richie Valens y Frank Sinatra, entre otros. El CD está a la venta en ediciones en español e inglés.

Tracey Thorn – Love And Its Opposite
Merge Records

Partnering again with Berlin-based producer Ewan Pearson, Tracey has created an album that is striking in its simplicity. Recorded in Berlin and London, and featuring guest contributions as Al Doyle, Leo Taylor, Jens Lekman, Cortney Tidwell and Jono Ma, Love and Opposite is steeped in a compassionate directness.

Macy Gray – The Sellout
Concord Records

The Sellout is the Grammy Award winning singer’s first album in more than 3 years and will be in stores on June 22nd. The first single Beauty in the World is available digitally. The Sellout features 12 new songs, was co-written and executive produced by Gray in Los Angeles throughout 2009. The album also features Lately.

Christina Aguilera – Bionic
RCA Records

Bionic is Aguilera’s first new album in four years. Not Myself Tonight, the first single of her upcoming album has annihilated the competition coming in at the most added song at both Top 40 and Rhythm Radio on its first week, and its available on iTunes and AmazonMP3. Bionic will be released on June 8th, 2010.

DVDs

Edge of Darkness
Warner Home Video

The bullet that killed his daughter was meant for Boston cop Thomas Craven. That’s what police brass and Craven himself think, but that’s not what the investigation finds. Clue after clue and witness after witness, the search leads him into a shadowy realm where money and political intrigue intersect. On DVD May 11.

Colección Pedro Infante
Warner Home Video

En celebración del bicentenario de la independencia de México, Warner lanza tres colecciones especiales de 4 películas cada una del ícono mexicano Pedro Infante.

Los primeros tres lanzamientos son: El Comediante, El Amante, El Cantante. Disponibles en DVD el 4 de mayo.

The Girl On The Train
Strand Releasing

Jeanne lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein, a famous lawyer whom she knew in her youth. Jeanne and Samuel will be set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents. On DVD May 18.

And Then Came Lola
Wolfe Video

Lola, on the verge of success in both love and work, could lose it all if she doesn’t make it to a crucial meeting on time. But, as usual, Lola is late. With her job and girlfriend Casey on the line, she has three chances to make it right. In a desperate race, time grows short – will Lola make it? On DVD May 18.

Thirty Something: The Complete Third Season
Shout! Factory

Thirtysomething channeled the consciousness of baby boomers into a running commentary on what it really meant to be on the cusp of success and failure, marriage and divorse, adulthood and parenthood. Each episode of this truly groundbreaking series was its own unit yet somehow fed a larger, growing experience from week to week. On DVD May 11.

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