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While presented as a set of method books, the series doubles as a history course and record collecting guide for listeners, dancers, and players of instruments other than the piano.

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Artist:   Saoco

Style Released Album Tracks Charts
Reggaeton 2005 10 0


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# Name Play Time Info
01  Aqui Nadie Sabe
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3:28 manos pa'rriba farandula!
02  Traigo Noticia
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3:43 oya pa yo soy su hombre
03  Mirala Bailando
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2:44 rico montuno
04  Clavo En La Madera
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3:50 balada & reggaeton
05  Baila Pa Mi
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3:56 sonido tropical
06  Acercate Pa Ca
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4:12 cruisin' the streets
07  Mami Esta Tan Buena
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3:34 caliente y sensual
08  Give Me Your Love
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4:01 that sounnd on her voice
09  Que Le Den Con To
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4:47 que le den CON TO' - ahi na'ma
10  Bum Bum Con Clave
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3:29 a bailar con la clave
Saoco delivers a unique sound by combining their (afro-cuban) rumba-influenced lyrical style with the reggaeton beat.

Farandula is a striaght-up PARTY album. "Aqui Nadie Sabe" sets the mood for a night of serious grinding and dancing. The next two tracks continue on theme until "Clavo en la Madera" changes the mood to a sweet mellow groove. "Baila" and "Acercate" follow with the tropical grooves that take you to the beaches of Miami. Then the album moves to its most sexy songs, for max grind, with "Mami" and "Give".

"Que Le Den Con To'" defines the SAOCO sound. Its main coro is just crazy-glue sticky, repeating over and over in your head: 'Ella lo que quiere es que le den con to'....chica dime con que sueñas y no te voy a le preguntas por el número de su celular...ella dice que no...porque siempre anda sola". The final track "Bum Bum con Clave" is the perfect ending, pefectly presenting the band's concept: reggaeton en clave.