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Pink Martini – Sympathique

$47.50 $30.50

Sympathique, Pink Martini’s wildly popular debut album, was released in 1997. It has gone on to sell 750,000 copies worldwide and has taken the band around the world on tours to the Cannes Film Festival and Europe, Lebanon, Turkey, Japan and Taiwan among other far-flung destinations.

Nominated for “Song of the Year” and “Best New Artist” in France’s Victoires de la Musique Awards, the album is Platinum in France and Gold in Canada, Switzerland, Greece and Turkey.

 

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Songs from Sympathique appear on numerous music compilations including Starbucks/Hear Music, Buddha Bar, Hotel Costes, West Elm, Façonnable, Putumayo, Nordstrom, Williams-Sonoma and in various films such as In the Cut, Nurse Betty and Josie & the Pussycats, and have been used on television shows such as The Sopranos and The West Wing, among others.

“This is rich, hugely approachable music, utterly cosmopolitan yet utterly unpretentious. And it seems to speak to just about everybody… from grade-schoolers to grandmothers to the young and hip and beautiful.” – Washington Post

“(Pink Martini) delivers a knowing sophistication backed by skillful arrangements… Ms. Forbes is an unpretentious, pitch-perfect chanteuse who can be breathy and girlish or sultry… she tempers heartbreak with savior-faire.” – New York Times

Features:
• 180g Vinyl
• Remastered by Bernie Grundman
• Includes free MP3 album download code

AllMusic Review by Jason Ankeny
Pink Martini’s debut album incorporates an impressive variety of influences. Traces of Cuban music, cabaret, and film soundtracks are all discernible on Sympathique, an intriguing blend of contemporary pop painted with brass, strings, and percussion.

 

1. Amado Mio
2. No Hay Problema
3. Sympathique
4. Qué Sera Sera
5. La Soledad
1. Donde Estas, Yolanda?
2. Andalucia
3. Song of the Black Lizard
4. Children of Piraeus (from Never on Sunday)
5. Brazil
6. Lullaby

 

Additional information

Weight 0.480 kg
Dimensions 32.0 × 32.0 × 2.0 cm