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Allegria

This article is about the first Gipsy Kings album. For the 1990 US compilation album, see Allegria (1990 album). For other uses, see Allegria (disambiguation).
Allegria
Gipsy Kings
Released 1982 (1982)
Genre Flamenco
Label Philips Records
Gipsy Kings chronology

Allegria
(1982)
Luna de Fuego
(1983)

Allegria is the first album by the Gipsy Kings, released in 1982 in Europe. This album and its successor, Luna de Fuego, are very different from their later albums. They are both "unplugged" and traditional, using solely guitars, voices and hand claps.

It includes two songs never released on a U.S. album ("Pharaon" and "Recuerda") and the original acoustic version of "Djobi Djoba".

In 1990, the album was merged with Luna de Fuego while omitting certain tracks for a re-release to a US audience under Allegria (US Version).

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Pena Penita"   3:00
2. "Allegria" (Instrumental) 2:40
3. "La Dona"   3:25
4. "Solituda"   2:35
5. "Sueño" (Instrumental) 3:20
6. "Djobi Djoba"   3:50
7. "Un Amor"   3:46
8. "Papa, No Pega La Mama"   3:00
9. "Pharaon" (Instrumental) 4:00
10. "Tristessa"   3:30
11. "Recuerda"   4:30

External links

  • Discogs
  • Allegria at gipsykings.net

Singles

  • Tristessa (31 October 1982)
  • Un Amor (3 March 1983)
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