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Ultra-Lounge, Vol. 1: Mondo Exotica

  • 1. Swamp Fire - Martin Denny
    2. Moon Mist - The Out-Islanders
    3. Caravan - 80 Drums Around the World
    4. Hypnotique - Martin Denny
    5. Atlantis - Les Baxter
    6. Alika - Webley Edwards
    7. Misirlou - Martin Denny
    8. Lust - Bas Sheva
    9. Hana Maui - Chick Floyd & His Orchestra
    10. Voodoo Dreams / Voodoo - Les Baxter
    11. Jungle Madness - Martin Denny
    12. Babalu - Yma Sumac
    13. Simba - Les Baxter
    14. Girlfriend of the Whirling Dervish, The - Martin Denny
    15. Bali Hai - Tak Shindo
    16. Pyramid of the Sun - Les Baxter
    17. Quiet Village - Martin Denny
    18. Wimoweh - Yma Sumac
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 32563

  • Credits

    All tracks have been digitally remastered.
    This is part of Capitol Records' Ultra-Lounge series.
    An 18-song exhumation of the Capitol exotica back catalog, placing old standbys like Martin Denny, Les Baxter, and Yma Sumac alongside lesser-knowns like Webley Edwards, Bas Sheva, and the wonderfully-named 80 Drums Around the World. This favors easy listening-friendly exotica, rather than the style at its most outrageous. It may be too naroticizing for some, but connoisseurs will appreciate the inclusion of the rarer material; a couple of the cuts were even previously unreleased. ~ Richie Unterberger

  • Critic Reviews
    Q (7/96, p.151) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...MONDO EXOTICA features marimbas, chimes, monkey noises and vibes, much favoured by watusi-mad WWII soldiers home from the South Pacific..."
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