Imaginaries

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Imaginaries
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1 sound disc (55 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booket
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Program notes in English and Spanish (18, 19 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
2+0+1+2=cinco = 2+0+1+2=five (4:37) -- Imaginaries (2:51) -- Estoy aquí = I am here (5:23) -- Time will tell (5:20) -- Luz y miel = Light and honey (5:09) -- Witness (3:34) -- Tragafuegos = Fire breathers (3: 36) -- Duérmete = Go to sleep (5:38) -- Dreamers, schemers (3:08) -- Intifada (3:41) -- Por eso = That's why (5:13) -- Todo lo que tengo = All that I have (5:07).
The music of Quetzal is at once visceral and intellectual. Sometimes thought of as a rock band, its members draw from a much larger web of musical, cultural, and social engagement. On Imaginaries, they creatively combine shades of East L.A.'s soundscape, traditional son jarocho of Veracruz, salsa, R&B, and more to express the political and social struggle for self-determination and self- representation, which ultimately is a struggle for dignity.
"...Provocative, heartfelt and strikingly original..."-- Los Angeles Times.
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Quetzal
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