Mr. Hermano ‎– Free As The Morning Sun

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SUSHI LP27 Mr. Hermano Free As The Morning Sun(2xLP, Album) Disorient SUSHI LP27 UK 2001 Sell This Version
SUSHI CD27 PROMO Mr. Hermano Free As The Morning Sun(CD, Album, Promo, Car) Disorient SUSHI CD27 PROMO UK 2001 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

April 13, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

FREE AS THE MORNING SUN, Mr. Hermano’s second album, shows a slightly new direction for them. The title track, “Free as the Morning Sun” (actually a Santana cover) is like a Sunday service jazz jam, complete with the chorus (a sound later echoed in “Leave Me on a High.” “Capoeira Love Affair” is so slick that it should be used in place of lubricant. There’s also a pronounced emphasis on the more jazzy side of things: “Suco” and “Moresque” demonstrate this amply. The two-part “Jugando Con Fuego” moves seamlessly from a downtempo meditation to a Latin floorkicker. But for the lounge-oriented, “Comu Um Sol” is more your speed. The Latin elements here are more integrated into the music itself, leading for a strong album overall.