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by Tucan Tucan

A vibrant melting pot of African and South American rhythms with a strong jazz influence and lyrics in African languages, Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Genre: World: African- South
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Ratanang
3:53 $0.99
2. Slow Jam
3:59 $0.99
3. A re yeng
5:03 $0.99
4. Xiluva
4:40 $0.99
5. Khensani
5:17 $0.99
6. Conga Loca
4:02 $0.99
7. Cancoes de Alegria
5:09 $0.99
8. Cinga Ngam
3:13 $0.99
9. Amalile
3:48 $0.99
10. No voy a llorar
3:59 $0.99
11. Mbalele
4:01 $0.99
12. Conga loca (Remix)
3:40 $0.99
13. Amalile (Remix)
5:52 $0.99
14. Conga loca club (Remix)
6:10 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
TUCAN TUCAN has released 2 Cds: ‘Xiluva’ and ‘Make a Difference’:

• Song ‘Slow Jam’ from Xiluva album reached the top 10 on Heart 104.9 FM, one of the most popular commercial radio stations in Cape Town, and maintained this position for several weeks. ‘Slow Jam’ was included on the Heart and Soul of Cape Town 104.9 FM compilation.

• Song ‘Conga Loca’ from Xiluva album was included on the North Sea Jazz Festival compilation 2002. ‘Conga Loca’ and ‘Slow Jam’ have also been included in the Baileys Salsa CD compilation 2008.

• Songs ‘A re yeng’ and ‘Ratanang’ from Xiluva album have enjoyed extensive airplay on popular radio station Kaya FM and have been included on four Sheer Sound compilations.

• Video Clip on Song ‘Ratanang’ was nominated for the best Jazz Video on the Channel O music video Awards. This song and its video have been broadcast extensively on Mozambican TV and radio.

• Track ‘Hold on’ from TUCAN TUCAN’s new release is currently on the Heart 104.9 Fm top 10 charts and is receiving airplay on Gauteng Radio Stations. Its video is currently broadcast by Channel O, SABC channels and MTV base.
This track has been included in the Fair Lady CD compilation to be released this year.

• Song ‘Sizani’, also from TUCAN TUCAN’s new release, has been included on the Cape Town International Jazz Festival compilation 2007.

• Song ‘Tiku La mina’ from our latest release, has maintain position number 1 for several weeks on Kaya Fm's world chart in June - July 2007.

• Track ‘Slow Jam’ and ‘Conga Loca’ have been featured as soundtracks for the movie “Confessions of a Gambler” to be premiered in Dubai, South Africa and USA in February 2008. This movie won the “best composition SAFTA Golden Horn Award 2009”.

• Track ‘Esa Morena’ was chosen finalist in the International Songwriting Competition 2008. The finalists were chosen from over 15,000 entrants from all over the world, making this an extraordinary achievement on Tucan Tucan’s part.
‘Esa Morena’ was garnered an Honorable Mention in the world music category.

• Track ‘Esa Morena’ was chosen as the feature track for the TV add of Proyecto 34s, Theatre Exchange South Africa – Argentina 2009. Track ‘Esa Morena’ and ‘Si yo pudiera’ are featured in their website.

• Track 'Milele’ and ‘Be what you want’ are featured in Glamour and Glory German movie to be released in European TV in 2010.



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