27 octubre 2013

La canción de la semana #393

...is Pachamama performed by the author, Laura Caronni (cello, violin, vocals) in duo with Juan Carlos Cáceres (piano and vocal). This song appears on Cáceres's 2011 album Noche de Carnaval.

19 octubre 2013

La canción de la semana #392

...is Desconsolado from the 1989 Finnish road movie Leningrad Cowboys Go America directed by Aki Kaurismäki.

When the film was finished, the fictional rock band, Leningrad Cowboys, continued as a real one. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic Total Balalaika Show, Leningrad Cowboys and The Russian Air Force Choir will be touring Finland from 27 November to 7 December 2013.

12 octubre 2013

05 octubre 2013

La canción de la semana #390

Siboney was written by Ernesto Lecuona in 1929. Many great singers had a go at it but this week's version is performed by one and only Concha Buika! This song also appears on her last album, La Noche Más Larga. Buika performs at London's Barbican on 14 October.