Alma Caribena Exquisite musicianship and scintillating material distinguish Alma Caribeña -- Caribbean Soul , Gloria Estefan's third Spanish-language set since crossing over to pop stardom in '85.… Alma Caribena Exquisite musicianship and scintillating material distinguish Alma Caribeña -- Caribbean Soul , Gloria Estefan's third Spanish-language set since crossing over to pop stardom in '85.… Gloria Estefan World
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Alma Caribena -- Caribbean Soul (2014)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Gloria Estefan; Genre: World

Exquisite musicianship and scintillating material distinguish Alma Caribeña -- Caribbean Soul, Gloria Estefan's third Spanish-language set since crossing over to pop stardom in '85. Though she's maudlin on the slow numbers, there's no problema when the beat is percolating — as on the sizzling ''No Me Dejes de Querer.'' Highlight: a duet with Jose Feliciano on the mango tango ''Tengo que Decirte Algo.'' A-

Originally posted Jun 02, 2000 Published in issue #543 Jun 02, 2000 Order article reprints
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