A Little Bit of Mambo
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||Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)||Lou Bega||3:40||$1.29||View In iTunes|
||Baby Keep Smiling||Lou Bega||3:10||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Lou's Cafe||Lou Bega||0:58||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Can I Tico Tico You||Lou Bega||2:51||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||I Got a Girl||Lou Bega||3:12||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Tricky, Tricky||Lou Bega||3:23||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Icecream||Lou Bega||3:50||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Beauty On the TV-Screen||Lou Bega||3:59||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||1+1=2||Lou Bega||4:04||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Most Expensive Girl In the World||Lou Bega||3:46||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Trumpet Part II||Lou Bega||6:03||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Behind Stage||Lou Bega||1:18||$0.99||View In iTunes|
||Mambo Mambo||Lou Bega||3:01||$0.99||View In iTunes|
Out of left field came German-born, Italian/Ugandan Lou Bega, scoring an international chart-topping single with his infectious "Mambo No. 5" — the only thing that kept it from reaching the top of the U.S. charts was the fact that no American commercial single was ever issued. The rest of Bega's album, A Little Bit of Mambo, follows pretty much the same recipe as "Mambo No. 5." A couple of songs, including "1+1=2" and "I Got a Girl" are virtual rewrites of the aforementioned hit — meaning that if one didn't enjoy "Mambo No. 5," then one would have a difficult time enjoying the rest of the album. Nonetheless, this breezy, feel-good disc is entirely intoxicating, incorporating Caribbean rhythms and instrumentals ("The Most Expensive Girl in the World," "Icecream"), mambo-meets-techno influences ("Can I Tico Tico You"), jazz and hip-hop ("The Trumpet Part II"), and old-time nostalgia ("Baby Keep Smiling"), to create one of 1999's most unusual and unique albums. Lou Bega's vocals are limited, to be sure, and the lyrics deal with little more than girls and partying (and are too ridiculous to be taken seriously), yet his charisma and good-natured intentions are undeniable. None of the songs on this disc came close to matching the success of "Mambo No. 5." The second single, the hypnotic, brass-heavy "Tricky Tricky" failed to even ignite the U.S. Top 40, rendering Bega as more a novelty act than anything else. Nonetheless, this album is unique in the pantheon of 1990s pop music, and those who enjoyed his hit will likely enjoy the rest of this feel-good, summery concoction. ~ Jose F. Promis, Rovi
I own the cd, which i've had for a LONG time. personally at first i didn't like it but as music because one of the most important things in my life, it grew onto me. It has alittle bit of everything (latin, hip hop, jazz, techno, old time, etc) making this one very unique album. I recommend this album to music lovers of all genres as you'll probably find something to love about it.
dude i love mambo no. 5
ive been looking for this song for so long!!
I'm only rating 1 song and I think you know which one it is.
Mambo No. 5 Is the best Latin song I have ever heard. Very infectious and catchy and if I'm standing up I can't help dancing to it.
Born: April 13, 1975 in Munich, Germany
Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s