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Andalucia (album)

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Released  2002
Producer  BigDaddyT
Release date  2002
Length  51:44
Artist  Tito & Tarantula
Label  Goldrush
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Recorded  Málaga, Spain, at el cortijo studios Eraserhead studios, Glendale, California Coney Island Studios, Glendale, California Electromos Studios, Osnabrück, Germany
Andalucia (2002)  Back into the Darkness (2008)
Genres  Rock music, Stoner rock, Chicano rock, Latin alternative
Similar  Hungry Sally & Other Kill, Little Bitch, Back into the Darkness, Tarantism, Lost Tarantism

Andalucia is the fourth studio album by Los Angeles rock band Tito & Tarantula, released in 2002. The album marked several line-up changes in the band, which had previously consisted of lead singer/rhythm guitarist Tito Larriva, lead guitarist Peter Atanasoff, and drummer Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez. This album featured the debut of lead guitarist Steven Hufsteter – who had previously played with Larriva in the Cruzados, bassist Io Perry, and keyboardist Marcus Praed.

Contents

The band toured promoting the album for several years. They also filmed a music video for the song "California Girl". However, upon seeing how bad the footage of the video was, Perry threw up, Larriva threatened to quit, and Atanasoff was not seen around for days. So, to compensate, Larriva made his own video for the song using the eight dollars he had in his pocket. In the last 40 seconds of the song "Effortless", Larriva, Atanasoff, and Perry can be heard laughing while they watch the "California Girl" music video.

The song "La Flor De Mal" is a cover of a Cruzados song that Larriva and Hufsteter wrote when they were in the Cruzados.

Track listing

All songs written by Tito Larriva, Peter Atanasoff, Steven Hufsteter, Io Perry, and Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez except where noted.

  1. "Missed Your Eyes" – 3:06
  2. "It's My Mistake" – 3:17
  3. "California Girl" – 3:30
  4. "You're the One I Love" (Larriva, Atanasoff, Perry, Hernandez) – 3:16
  5. "Torn to Pieces" – 2:55
  6. "Hey Hey Hey Whada Say" (Larriva, Atanasoff, Hufsteter, Perry, Hernandez, Bernie Larsen) – 2:13
  7. "Bullets from a Gun" (Larriva, Atanasoff, Hufsteter, Perry, Hernandez, Mark Goldenberg) – 5:30
  8. "Make Me" – 4:11
  9. "My Power Is in Your Hands" – 4:04
  10. "Ready Made" – 3:20
  11. "Effortless" – 4:22
  12. "In Between" – 3:18
  13. "Mexican Sky" – 4:16
  14. "La Flor De Mal" (Larriva, Hufsteter) – 4:26

Bonus tracks

  1. "You're the One I Love" [Acoustic Version] (Larriva, Atanasoff, Perry, Hernandez)
  2. "In Between" [Acoustic Version]
  3. "Make Me" [Acoustic Version]
  4. "Torn to Pieces" [Acoustic Version] (Larriva, Atanasoff, Hufsteter, Perry, Hernandez, Larsen)
  5. "Mexican Sky" [Acoustic Version]

Personnel

  • Tito Larriva – lead vocals, rhythm guitar, one-finger keyboards", assistant engineer
  • Peter Atanasoff – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Steven Hufsteter – lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Io Perry – bass, backing vocals
  • Marcus Praed – piano, backing vocals, engineer, mixing
  • Johnny "Vatos" Hernandez – drums
  • Additional personnel

  • Ry Hoover – additional guitar on "California Girl", assistant engineer, mixing
  • Production

  • Joel Soyfer – mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Songs

    1You're The One I Love3:17
    2In Between3:07
    3Make Me3:44

    References

    Andalucia (album) Wikipedia


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