//GORILLAZ SONGS//Latin Simone
|This track is virtually identical to the track Latin Simone (Que Pasa Contigo), except that track features lead vocals from Ibrahim Ferrer whereas this one features lead vocals from Damon Albarn. It is likely Damon recorded this vocal track himself before having the chance to collaborate with Ibrahim Ferrer. Ibrahim Ferrer is one of the stars of the Cuban music scene. shooting to fame on the Buena Vista Social Club album. For this version Damon takes the lead vocal. The song itself definitely has a strong latin feel that is carried off in a suitably authentic manner. In the picture booklet that came with the digipack version of the Gorillaz album in the UK, the lyric 'Give up if you want to survive' was featured on Latin Simone (Que Pasa Contigo) 's page, despite the fact that this lyric comes from Latin Simone. This track also features uncredited backing vocals from Miho Hatori, as revealed in the studio on the old Gorillaz site.|
Official song credits
Written by Gorillaz
Performed by Gorillaz
Produced by Dan The Automator and Gorillaz
Co-produced by Tom Girling and Jason Cox
Engineered by Tom Girling and Jason Cox.
Pro-Tools by Tom Girling
Engineers: Tom Girlig and Jason Cox
Versions & availibility(Click links for exact discographical details)
Latin Simone [3:37] - available on the Tomorrow Comes Today
EP, the US and Brazilian versions of G-Sides and the OST to the film Vivir Mata
Latin Simone [3:08] - mixed in the mix album Wanna Buy A Monkey?
Gorillaz have never performed this track live, although they performed the closely related track Latin Simone (Que Pasa Contigo) live at least once, at La Cigale, Paris, on the Phase One tour.
Fill yourself up now
What's the matter with me?
So what's the matter with me?
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