Ursula 1000

Album cover of Esoterique by Ursula 1000

Album Title: Esoterique

Artist(s): Ursula 1000

Year: 2019

Genre(s)/Style(s): Exotica, Cocktail Music, Space-Age Pop, Other

Track Listing:

  1. Esoterique Intro – 0:50
  2. Hello Darling – 4:09
  3. The Neptune Freeze feat. Fred Schneider 03:58
  4. Swing Boom Bop feat. Loredana Grimaudo – 4:05
  5. Bossa Hey feat. Isabelle Antena – 4:57
  6. Le Beat Fantastique – 3:50
  7. Campari and Soda feat. Qypthone – 4:11
  8. Follow That Car! – 4:05
  9. Bass Rock – 4:31
  10. What Is Jazz? – 5:35
  11. Relaxamento – 4:18
  12. Perchance 2 Dream – 5:44
  13. Laka and Lono feat. The Gentle People – 5:04
  14. Esoterique Fin – 0:19
  15. Bossa Hey feat. Isabelle Antena (Jazzanova Remix) – 6:17
  16. Laka and Lono feat. The Gentle People (FPM Exotica 1000 Remix) – 5:00

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Liner, Listening & Album Notes:

From the album’s Bandcamp page:

In 1999, Alex Gimeno – aka Ursula 1000 – set dance floors whirling with his debut platter The Now Sound of Ursula 1000. Has it really been 20 years? Oh yes. And just look at the highlights: seven studio full-lengths, a pair of DJ mix albums, remixes for celebrated peers from Quincy Jones to Felix Da Housecat. Having performed in more than 30 countries, Ursula 1000 is fluent in the international language of dance. Two decades of sunny days and starry nights rolling by in waves of kaleidoscopic, cosmopolitan pop.

This calls for a celebration! Not a retrospective of familiar hits, but a fresh spin on the fundamentals; that’s the spirit of Esoterique. Think “Ursula 1000 at his best,” rather than The Best of Ursula 1000. Think a lifetime of globetrotting grooves distilled into 56 minutes of bliss. Or don’t think about it at all. Just kick up your heels, expand your mind, and join the party.

Featuring special guest stars Fred Schneider of The B-52s, Isabelle Antena, Loredana Grimaudo of Swingrowers, Qypthone, The Gentle People and remixes by Jazzanova and Fantastic Plastic Machine!

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