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Sleeping Gypsy ()


After the success of The Art of Tea, Michael Franks was able to more confidently move closer to the kind of music he wanted to make. Employing a more exotic Brazilian feel on Sleeping Gypsy, with lush orchestration (courtesy of veteran jazz arranger and conductor Claus Ogerman), Franks moved his acoustic guitar work to the background to create a romantic sound with no sappiness. With "Down in Brazil" and, particularly, "Antonio's Song," his ode to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Franks was doing with Brazilian music for the rock ...

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  1. The Lady Wants to Know
  2. I Really Hope It's You
  3. In the Eye of the Storm
  4. B'wana-He No Home
  5. Don't Be Blue
  6. Antonio's Song (The Rainbow)
  7. Chain Reaction
  8. Down in Brazil
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2016 Release



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