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Cucu Diamantes’ Amor Cronico Original Motion Picture Soundtrack To Be Released On February 26th (Razor & Tie)

| 13 February 2013 | Reply


(New York, NY) – CuCu Diamantes’Amor Cronico Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released on February 26th on Razor & Tie.  The soundtrack features 22 songs – 10 film score and interlude tracks and 12 captivating live songs performed by the flamboyant Grammy nominated Cuban-born and New York based singer CuCu Diamantes. The songs were all recorded as she embarked on her 2010 tour around Cuba and features guest performances from Los Van Van, Kelvis Ochoa, and Alexander Abreu. This is Diamantes’second solo release date who is also a co-founder of the band Yerba Buena.

The film of Amor Cronico combines live musical performance with a fictional love story into an energetic display of Diamantes’ glamorous performance style with a comical twist.  It shows the unique portrait of a Cuban artist traveling back to her roots. The film was directed by Jorge Perugorria (the lead actor in Strawberry and Chocolate) and produced by Sarah Green (The Tree of Life, Frida) and Grammy award winner Andres Levin. Amor Cronico is an independent Cuban/ U.S. project that debuted at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, and is currently locking in distribution.  The film stars CuCu Diamantes, Liosky Clavero, Jorge Perugorria, Andres Levin, Mirtha Ibarra, Nestor Jimenez, Enrique Molina, Wendy Guerra, Carlos Acosta, Laura de La Uz and Juan Carlos Tabio.

Watch The Music Video For “Show Me The Money”  HERE

Watch The Film Amor Cronico Trailer HERE

Two-Time GRAMMY nominated Cuban-American CuCu Diamantes was introduced to the world as the co-founder and lead singer of the band Yerba Buena. Dubbed by Interview Magazine as “the future sound of Afro-Latin Urban America,” their debut album President Alien received at Grammy nomination in 2004.In 2009, Diamantes embarked on her first solo project, Cuculand, which went on to receive a Latin Grammy nomination.  Diamantes has performed with artists from The Dave Matthews Band and Fat Boy Slim to Ray Charles and Celia Cruz.  Diamantes is also a philanthropist, she is a spokesperson for Amnesty International’s “Protect the Human” and “Stop Violence Against Women” campaigns. Diamantes is also a co-founder and artistic ambassador for Music Has No Enemies, a nonprofit designed to spread social justice through film and music.

Diamantes Press Raves

“music [that] hopscotches across hemispheres, jubilantly fusing every idiom in its path… And for every nod to a vintage style there’s a bordercrossing or simply surreal twist.”- New York Times

“Diamantes [is a] standout, with her sassily sweet voice sailing over a savory concoction built for hot summer nights.” – Los Angeles Times

“…CuCu [is] fast talking and hyper-sexy…sassy, classy party music, with more trip-hop and cumbia, a touch or two of Latin balladeering and a dose of high energy”- Washington Post

“We heart CuCu Diamantes…She’s fabulous! … Sizzling hot!!!!!!! Even if you don’t understand Spanish, you will love lovelove” – Perez Hilton

 Amor Cronico Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Track Listing:

1-Show me the money Papi (Live in Santiago de Cuba)  feat. Alexander Abreu

2-Free (Live in Bayamo)

3-Amor Cronico (Live in Gibara)

4-Mas Fuerte (Live in Camaguey)

5-El Burrito (Guarapo’s Farm dream sequence)

6-Vengo (Live in Cienfuegos)

7-Alguien (Live in Santa Clara)

8-El Babalao (Interlude)

9-Still in Love (Live in Matanzas) feat. Los Mueñequitos de Matanzas and Samuel Formell

10-Contigo yo Me Voy  (Live in Matanzas) feat. Los Mueñequitos de Matanzas and Samuel Formell

11-DJ Tosco (Interlude)

12-Mentiras/Casa de CuCu  (Live in Havana)

13-Sentimiento (The duel dream sequence)

14-El Burrito (End Title song) Feat. Los Van Van and Kelvis Ochoa

15-Title Sequence

16-Let’s Push the bus

17-Leaving la Caridad del Cobre

18-Cucu and Guarapo talk on the See-saw (interlude)

19-See-saw Swing

20- Bureaucrat Mambo

21- Farewell in Havana (Finale)

22-Amor Cronico Theme

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