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Borboletta
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Album: Borboletta
# Song Title   Time
1)    Spring Manifestations (Sound Effects)
2)    Canto de Los Flores
3)    Life Is Anew
4)    Give and Take
5)    One with the Sun
6)    Aspirations
7)    Practice What You Preach
8)    Mirage
9)    Here and Now
10)    Flor de Canela
11)    Promise of a Fisherman
12)    Borboletta
 
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Tracks

1. Spring Manifestations (Sound Effects)

2. Canto De Los Flores

3. Life Is Anew

4. Give And Take

5. One With The Sun

6. Aspirations

7. Practice What You Preach

8. Mirage

9. Here And Now

10. Flor De Canela

11. Promise Of A Fisherman

12. Borboletta

Performer Notes
  • Santana: Carlos Santana (guitar, percussion); Tom Coster (piano, keyboards); Michael Shrieve (drums).
  • Additional personnel: Leon Patillo (vocals, piano); Flora Purim (vocals); Jules Broussard (soprano & tenor saxophones); Armando Peraja (soprano saxophone, congas); David Brown, Stanley Clarke (bass); Leon Chancler (drums); Jose Areas (congas); Airto Moreira (percussion).
  • Although it isn't a concept album in the conventional sense, BORBOLETTA has the aesthetic and thematic continuity of one. The lyrical material deals with pop-sheened themes of spiritual and personal expansion, while the album's gorgeous jazz-spirited instrumentals make for more cerebral and challenging listening. The band seals a Brazilian fusion connection with the appearance of vocalist Flora Purim and rhythmist extraordinaire Airto Moreira, while soulman Leon Patillo and keyboardist Tom Coster make their first major appearances in the core Santana lineup.
  • "Spring Manifestations" opens the album like a meditation in the jungle, with Flora and Airto conjuring up an atmospheric wilderness of sound effects. Elsewhere, the distinct soft groove of the '70s tempers the band's harder crunch of the '60s as the percussion section tames its spikes and the gentle strains of Fender-Rhodes piano dance alongside the sinewy grit of Hammond organ. "One With the Sun" features an urgent-sounding Patillo making declarations of solar harmony at the mic and Carlos shredding through a series of breathtaking guitar solos. His playing shows signs of blooming into greater subtlety and harmonic sophistication on cuts like "Flor de Canela" and "Promise of a Fisherman" with lightning-fast modal-rock runs.
Professional Reviews
Q (4/97, p.150) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...what a scorcher Borboletta is....more space for Santana to strut his stuff....achieving white heat on the penultimate track..."
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