CD Spirito Divino (Italian Version) (CD 976950),
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Spirito Divino (Italian Version)


  • 1. Voodoo Voodoo
    2. Datemi Una Pompa - (Italian)
    3. O.L.S.M.M. - (Italian)
    4. Pane E Sale
    5. X Colpa Di Chi? - (Italian)
    6. Volo, Il
    7. Senza Rimorso
    8. Papa Perche
    9. Cos Celeste - (Italian)
    10. Alleluja
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 527647

  • Credits
    ProducerCorrado Rustici
    EngineerMaurizio Maggi; Gordon Lyon

    Personnel: Zucchero, Luciano Luisi, Polo Jones, David Sancious, Steve Smith, Johnnie Johnson, Rosario Jermano, Pat MacDonald, Sheila E., Clarence Clemons, Jeff Beck, Leo Nocentelli, Lisa Hunt, Jenny Bersola, Mino Vergnaghi, Arthur Miles, Manuela Cortesi, Tessa Niles, Antonella Pepe, Katie Kissoon, Coro Della O.L.S.M.M., Giorgio Francis, "Nonna" Amelia Monari, Simona Pirone.
    Memphis Horns: Andrew Love, Wayne Jackson.
    New Orleans Gospel Choir: Lester Snell (arranger, director).
    Ardent Gospel Choir: Lester Snell (arranger, director); Corrado Rustici (arranger); Homer Banks, Fawn Belcher, J. Blackfoot, Bertram Brown, William Brown, Pat Cole, Kennett Davis, Lavestia Gaston, Ann Hines, Eartha Nesby, Ella Payne, Gloria Robinson, Pat Snell, Deborah Swiney, Sheri Walls, Ruby Wilson.
    Recorded at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, California; The Boiler Room, New Orleans, Louisiana; Umbi Studios, Modena, Italy; Real World Studio, Bath, England.
    Recorded in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    SPIRITO DIVINO is a 1995 release by Italian singer-songwriter Zucchero, featuring "Voodoo Voodoo."
    German remaster adds an extra song.
    CD contains 1 bonus track.
    Personnel: Jeff Beck (guitar); Steve Smith (drums).
    Audio Mixer: Gordon Lyon.
    Recording information: A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA; Real World Studios, Bath, Somerset, England; The Boiler Room, New Orleans, LA; Umbi Studios, Modena, Italy; Umni Studios, Modena, Italy.
    Director: Lester Snell.
    Photographer: Anton Corbijn.
    Unknown Contributor Roles: Clarence Clemons; Corrado Rustici; David Sancious; Jenny Bersola; Amelia "Nonna" Amelia Monari; Johnnie Johnson; Katie Kissoon; Lisa Hunt; Luciano Luisi; Mino Vergnaghi; Andrew Love; Pat MacDonald; Sheila E.; Arthur Miles; Tessa Niles; Wayne Jackson; Zucchero ; Emanuela Cortesi; Antonella Pepe; Rosario Jermano; Polo Jones; Simona Pirone; Leo Nocentelli.
    Arrangers: Corrado Rustici; Lester Snell; Luciano Luisi; Zucchero .
    Zucchero's Spirito DiVino was designed as the album that would break the Italian star into the lucrative American audience, who had been ignoring the vocalist for nearly a decade. In essence, Spirito DiVino is no different than the singer's previous albums -- after all, this was originally released as an Italian album and in that version, it sold over a half million copies in Europe. Over immaculately produced, synthesized productions, Zucchero layers his gruff, bluesy vocals. Most of the songs aren't particularly distinctive, lacking immediate melodies or memorable hooks. Then again, they were selected as showcases for Zucchero's charisma and they do a very good job of demonstrating the singer's charm and sex appeal. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

  • Critic Reviews
    Entertainment Weekly (2/2/96, p.58) - "...Italy's biggest rock star seems more comfortable crooning glossy Jon Secada-style romance ballads than Joe Cocker-style blues. Zucchero's manly bellow surrounds itself with industrial clanks and shortwave interceptions..." - Rating: B
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