Vinyl LP pressing of the 2006 release by the world's only German/Chilean "electrolatino" interpreter of pop standards. This time out, Coconut is back with a proper Latin big band, fronted by the inimitable Venezuelan singer Argenis Brito, to pay tribute to Japanese electronic pioneers Yellow Magic Orchestra. Making the orchestra that much more magical, all three of YMO's members (Haruomi Hosono, Yukihiro Takahashi, and Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto) make guest appearances on the album. And rounding out the barmy, mixed-up social club, the album features a host of distinguished collaborators including Towa Tei, Burnt Friedman, Mouse on Mars, Akufen, Schneider TM and Nouvelle Vague's Marina. Essay.
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