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Love and Liberté

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About this Album

Gipsy Kings enthralled world music audiences with their fourth, all-new studio set. They create, says the New York Times, “passionate folk-pop music that takes the flamenco tradition as its stylistic base and stirs in contemporary instrumentation and international flavors.”


Nicolas Reyes, lead vocals
François Canut Reyes, vocals, background vocals
Paul Reyes, guitar, background vocals
Patchai Reyes, guitar, background vocals
Tonino Baliardo, lead guitar
Paco Baliardo, guitar
Diego Baliardo, guitar
Laurent De Gasperis, programming, electric guitars
Negrito Trasante-Crocc, drums
Rodolpho Pacheco, congas
Charles Benarroch, percussion
Dominique Droin, keyboards
Gérard Prévost, bass, acoustic bass
François Debricon, soprano saxophone
Vincent Chavagnac, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
Bernard Balstier, trumpet
Damiens Verherve, trombone
Nicolas Judelewicz, samples
Alfredo Rodriguez, piano (10)
Special guests
Mafia, Fluxy, keyboards, programming (3)
Naná Vasconcelos, percussion (9)


Produced by Gérard Prévost
Recorded January–June 1993 at Studio Guillaume Tell, Suresnes, France, by François Delabriere
Engineer: François Delabriere
Assistant engineers: Alex Firla (Guillaume Tell), Rodolphe Sanguinetti (Guillaume Tell), Leo Herrera (South Beach)
Mixed by François Delabriereat South Beach Studios, Miami, except track 3 mixed at Studio Guillaume Tell
Track 9 percussion arranged and performed by Naná Vasconcelos
Overdub recorded at Skyline Studios, New York City (engineered by Patrick Dillet, assistant engineer: Hiro Ishihara)
Mastered  by Brian Lee at Gateway Mastering Studios, Inc., Portland, Maine

All songs by the Gipsy Kings except track 1 by Gipsy Kings and Onno Tunc

Art Direction by The Travelling Apollo Studios with Martha Mundorf Reilly and Mathieu Lebian

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