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Embrace the Chaos is the second studio album by the Latin funk band Ozomatli, released on September 11, 2001 on Interscope Records.

Embrace the Chaos
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 11, 2001
GenreFunk, jazz, Latin, rock, hip hop, world fusion
Length45:05
LabelInterscope Records
ProducerSteve Berlin, Mario Caldato, Jr., Ozomatli, Bob Power
Ozomatli chronology
Ozomatli
(1998)
Embrace the Chaos
(2001)
Street Signs

(2004)
Singles from Embrace the Chaos
  1. "Vocal Artillery"
    Released: October 22, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stonemixed[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[3]

Contents

Track listingEdit

  1. "Pá Lante" (Ozomatli) – 5:03
  2. "1234" (José Espinoza, David Jolicoeur, Kelvin Mercer, Ozomatli) – 3:07
  3. "Dos Cosas Ciertas" (Espinoza, Andy Mendoza, Ozomatli, Anthony Stout) – 3:28
    • featuring Kanetic Source
  4. "Vocal Artillery" (Espinoza, Medusa, Ozomatli, Stout, will.i.am)– 4:59
    • featuring Medusa, will.i.am, and Kanetic Source
  5. "Guerrillero" (Espinoza, David Hidalgo, Ozomatli, Louie Pérez, Bob Power) – 4:29
  6. "Embrace the Chaos" (Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., Espinoza, Ozomatli) – 4:18
  7. "Pensativo (Interlude)" (Asdru Sierra) – 2:33
  8. "Tímido" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 5:18
  9. "Lo Que Dice" (Espinoza, Ozomatli, Stout) – 3:20
  10. "Mi Alma" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 5:09
  11. "Sueños en Realidad" (Espinoza, Mendoza, Ozomatli) – 3:21

PersonnelEdit

Ozomatli
Additional musicians
Technical personnel
  • Steve Berlinproducing
  • Ryan Boesch – assistant engineer
  • Kevin Breen – assistant engineer
  • Robert Breen – assistant engineer
  • Mario Caldato, Jr. – producing, mixing
  • Robert Carranza – engineer, mixing
  • Tom Coyne – mastering
  • Kevin Dean – assistant engineer
  • Dave McNair – engineer, mixing
  • Sean Murphy – photography
  • Ozomatli – producing
  • Justin Porée – drum programming
  • Bob Power – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Francesca Restrepo – Art direction, design
  • Alberto Salas – arranger
  • Peter Young – photography, cover photo

Awards and chart performanceEdit

Embrace the Chaos was awarded the Grammy for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album in 2002.[4]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 138[5]
U.S. Billboard Latin Albums 1[5]
U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Albums 1[5]
U.S. Billboard Heatseekers 2[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen. "Review: Embrace the Chaos". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 October 2009.
  2. ^ Peisner, David (10 September 2001). "Album Reviews: Embrace the Chaos". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 16 October 2009.
  3. ^ Browne, David (28 September 2001). "Music Capsule Review: Embrace the Chaos". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 16 October 2009.
  4. ^ "Grammy Awards". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved 17 October 2009.
  5. ^ a b c "Ozomatli - Embrace the Chaos". Billboard. Retrieved 17 October 2009.
  6. ^ "Charts & Awards: Embrace the Chaos". Allmusic. Retrieved 17 October 2009.