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Music From a Sparkling Planet A second reissue of the '60s Mexican mood-music master could almost be a precursor to Jamaican dub, what with Music From a Sparkling PlanetMusic From a Sparkling PlanetPop, Reissues A second reissue of the '60s Mexican mood-music master could almost be a precursor to Jamaican dub, what with Music From a Sparkling Planet1995-06-30
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Music From a Sparkling Planet

Genre: Pop, Reissues; Lead Performer: Esquivel; Producer (group): Bar/None; Status: In Season

A second reissue of the ’60s Mexican mood-music master could almost be a precursor to Jamaican dub, what with Music From a Sparkling Planet’s primitive stereo tricks and cork-popping reverb. But when Esquivel turns too orchestral and loses track of his Latin beat, he neuters mambos like Emerson, Lake &amp Palmer would later neuter rock. B

Originally posted June 30 1995 — 12:00 AM EDT

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