Wisin & Yandel

La Revolución [Evolution 2CD/1DVD]

(CD & DVD - Machete Music #B0013672-00)

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Released just weeks after their previous album, Los Extraterrestres won Billboard's 2009 Latin Rhythm Album of the Year award, La Revolucion finds reggaeton superstars Wisin & Yandel on a serious roll. After the opening title track suggests a futuristic concept album on the scale of Don Omar's 2009 release, iDon, La Revolucion slips into a much more standard album for the duo, which is hardly a disappointment. Bouncing between grand club numbers and smooth ballads, the overall structure is familiar to all returning fans, but just like Omar in 2009, the duo have become fans of Euro-disco synths and urban dance music. The slick "Quitame El Dolor" stomps the ground like a Flo Rida cut, while "Mujeres in the Club" creeps and swaggers in such a G-Unit way that special guest 50 Cent sounds right at home. On the other hand, a handful of cuts -- "Perfecto" with Yaviah and Ivy Queen being the best -- prove that the duo can still create vital and undiluted reggaeton as they please. Purists might balk at how they choose to do so, but La Revolucion is more about expanding the duo's sound while making sure that high quality control is still in effect. [This album was also released as a two disc set with a DVD of bonus material.]

Track Listing - Disc 1

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 4:14 SpotifyAmazon
2 3:23 SpotifyAmazon
3 3:48 SpotifyAmazon
4 4:03 SpotifyAmazon
5 4:01 SpotifyAmazon
6 4:10 SpotifyAmazon
7 3:55 SpotifyAmazon
8 4:25 SpotifyAmazon
9 3:00 SpotifyAmazon
10 4:17 SpotifyAmazon
11 3:48 SpotifyAmazon
12 4:34 SpotifyAmazon
13 3:35 SpotifyAmazon
14 4:24 SpotifyAmazon
feat: Yomo
5:03 Spotify
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