Marcos Witt - Recordando Otra Vez

Tuesday 8th March 2005
Marcos Witt - Recordando Otra Vez
Marcos Witt - Recordando Otra Vez

STYLE: Latin
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 11471-10313
LABEL: CanZion 706055003125
RRP: £12.99

Reviewed by George Luke

One of the three (yes, three) albums Marcos put out in 2004, 'Recordando Otra Vez' (Remembering Again) was recorded live in LA, but is clearly aimed at the Mexican community. The album's divided into three parts: it opens with Marcos and the band, followed by a six-song acoustic set, then the rest of the album features a Mariachi band. After what for me was a wobbly big-band opening, the album got into its stride with "America Sera Para Cristo" (America Will Be For Christ): a Norteno Mexican-style song, claiming not just the US but both American continents for Jesus. A sublime blend of guitar and congas made the acoustic set a real chillout delight. "Quiero Cantar Una Linda Cancion" (I Want To Sing A Beautiful Song) does exactly what it says on the tin, and the traditional Spanish worship song "Cristo Es La Pena" (Christ Is The Rock) is re-titled "Pena de Horeb" (Rock Of Horeb). After the acoustic set, the Mariachi band kicks in and we get the full-on Mexican experience - highlights of which for me were "Siento El Fuego" (I Feel The Fire) and "Ayer, Hoy Y Siempre" (Yesterday, Today And Forever). Altogether a fine album - but Marcos had to go and blow it by sticking "Yo Te Busco" (I Seek After You) on the end as a bonus track. Since it's also stuck onto the end of his 'Dios de Pactos' album as a bonus track, it left me feeling a bit short-changed - but I'll exercise Christian forgiveness and give him a high rating anyway.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Rosa in ElPaso TX @ 19:10 on Oct 4 2007

Hola quiero decirle que estoy bien contenta con este DVD que hicieron yo me gozo con las alabanzas de este disco y tambien porque gracias a el pos mi padre siendo el inconverso le gusto mucho ese disco y cuando ya vino alos pies de Cristo me dijo que le regalara el disco y yo le regale el DVD y se sorprendio como Marcos se goza con el SeƱor y el cada rato lo pone y le sube al volumen y grita delo contento que se pone al escuchar las melodias especialmente las rancheras. Gracias y siga adelante.

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