The long-awaited fourth album features several songs in a classic PINK MARTINI style alongside excursions into the 1970s, modernist minimalism, classic ranchera, and swing. Partnering with high-powered NYC publicity firm Sacks & Co. (Björk, David Byrne, Buena Vista Social Club) to publicize SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS. Famed Dandy Warhols’ guitarist and leader Courtney Taylor-Taylor appears on the title track. Velvet-voiced Emilio Delgado, famous as Luis on Sesame Street, duets with China Forbes on "Sing." Legendary 90-year-old ranchera singer Chavela Vargas, formerly the lover of painter Frida Kahlo, guests on Agustin Lara classic "Piensa en mi." Popular NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro makes his professional recording debut on the PINK MARTINI original "But Now I'm Back."
The long-awaited fourth album features several songs in a classic PINK MARTINI style alongside excursions into the 1970s, modernist minimalism, classic ranchera, and swing. Partnering with high-powered NYC publicity firm Sacks & Co. (Björk, David Byrne, Buena Vista Social Club) to publicize SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS. Famed Dandy Warhols’ guitarist and leader Courtney Taylor-Taylor appears on the title track. Velvet-voiced Emilio Delgado, famous as Luis on Sesame Street, duets with China Forbes on "Sing." Legendary 90-year-old ranchera singer Chavela Vargas, formerly the lover of painter Frida Kahlo, guests on Agustin Lara classic "Piensa en mi." Popular NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro makes his professional recording debut on the PINK MARTINI original "But Now I'm Back."
723721448059

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Format: CD
Label: HEIZ
Catalog: 6
Rel. Date: 10/27/2009
UPC: 723721448059

Splendor In The Grass
Artist: Pink Martini
Format: CD
New: Available to Order $17.99
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DISC: 1

1. Ninna nanna
2. Ohayoo Ohio (Hello Ohio)
3. Splendor in the Grass
4. O— est ma tˆte?
5. And Then You're Gone
6. But Now I'm Back
7. Sunday Table
8. Over the Valley
9. Tuca tuca
10. Bitty Boppy Betty
11. Sing
12. Piensa en mi
13. New Amsterdam
14. Ninna nanna [Reprise]

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The long-awaited fourth album features several songs in a classic PINK MARTINI style alongside excursions into the 1970s, modernist minimalism, classic ranchera, and swing. Partnering with high-powered NYC publicity firm Sacks & Co. (Björk, David Byrne, Buena Vista Social Club) to publicize SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS. Famed Dandy Warhols’ guitarist and leader Courtney Taylor-Taylor appears on the title track. Velvet-voiced Emilio Delgado, famous as Luis on Sesame Street, duets with China Forbes on "Sing." Legendary 90-year-old ranchera singer Chavela Vargas, formerly the lover of painter Frida Kahlo, guests on Agustin Lara classic "Piensa en mi." Popular NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro makes his professional recording debut on the PINK MARTINI original "But Now I'm Back."