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A Foreign Affair (Spyro Gyra album)

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Length  60:47
Release date  13 September 2011
Producer  Spyro Gyra
Artist  Spyro Gyra
Genre  Jazz
Label  Amherst Records
A Foreign Affair (Spyro Gyra album) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaenaa4AF
Released  September 13, 2011 (2011-09-13)
Recorded  Clubhouse Recording Studios
A Foreign Affair (2011)  The Rhinebeck Sessions (2013)
Similar  Wrapped in a Dream, Good to Go‑Go, Heart of the Night, Got the Magic, In Modern Times

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A Foreign Affair is a jazz music album by American jazz fusion band, Spyro Gyra. The album is the story of five men and their love affair with music. The album contains a Hindi song Khuda sung by Arijit Singh, composed by Sandeep Chowta and co produced by Chowta and Spyro Gyra. It is the first time a Western group has released a song with lyrics entirely in Hindi.

Contents

Spyro gyra a foreign affair caribe


Release and success

The album was released on September 13, 2011. Upon release the album was positioned at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.

Critical reception

AllMusic's Jonathan Widran opined that "the most interesting tracks are the beautiful, poignant vocal tracks by Keb' Mo' and Fernandez" and stated the band "still had something fresh to say while fearlessly entering their fifth decade of recording". JazzTimes's Brian Soergel concluded the review stating "this is the CD that many casual Spyro Gyra fans have been waiting for". Howard Dukes from Soul Tracks praised the songs in the album and stated "The ease in which the band amalgamates different international influences on A Foreign Affair is a reminder of why we call music the international language".

Personnel

Credits for A Foreign Affair are adapted from AllMusic and Discogs.

Songs

1Caribe5:27
2Khuda4:44
3Sweet Ole Thang4:26

References

A Foreign Affair (Spyro Gyra album) Wikipedia


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