Encontre el Amor

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The amplified cries and high-octane exclamations of Jailene will make just about any listener an instant follower of the gorgeous merengue bandleader. With ENCONTRE EL AMOR, fans get a little disco influence on the alternately traditional "Quiero Y No Puedo Olvidar," and all-for-nothing energy on "Encontre El Amor" and "Siempre Contigo." The mood cools down just a moment on "Sin El," where a melancholy chorus spells out the plight of a forlorn Jailene. But she is not sad for long, returning joyfully on "Que Tu Fe Nunca Muera." "Dos Cosas," is another full-on vocal showcase, and features a vocal duel with a macho male vocalist. But this album is not all about flaring tempers and burning hearts: the beat of "Un Eterno Y Verdadero" matches Jailene's voice with supple synchronicity. In sum, to hear ENCONTRE EL AMOR is to be seduced.

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