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Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Wa ya yay
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

Lively folkloric Andean tune with a sticky melody and chorus lead by a sweet sounding flute and charango guitars.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Siempre he de adorarte
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

Medium to slow tempo melancholic Andean song.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Por un mundo nuevo
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

Slow love song with well defined instrumentation, a combination of flutes and guitars, charangos and vocals.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Tata sabaya
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

Lively Andean instrumental. This song has been very influential amongst other musicians of this tradition, that at times have put lyrics to this melody.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Phuru runas
K'Jarkas
Ramiro de la Zerda

A very well produced instrumental track where softer pipes give way to a deep, rich bass pan pipe. The baroque picking of the charangos and mandolins give some sort of medieval, epic touch to the song. The percussion made with chajchas (bunch of llamas' nails) can be appreciated.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Surimama
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

Interesting instrumental arrangements using several flutes and string instruments, again mixing Quechua and Spanish languages for the lyrics.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa and Gonzalo Hermosa

Intense choir-like vocal arrangements backed by simple yet effective collection of stringed instruments.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Llorando se fue
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

The original melody of "La Lambada", here at an earlier, slower version, with the full lyrics in Spanish.

The word K'jarkas stands for 'strength' in native Bolivian Aymara language and their strength lies in the sheer variety of their musical repertoire.

Their music is a blend of Andean folk ballads and songs with a political message. They stand against cultural colonialism and for the development of an authentic Native American identity. Llorando se fue is the original version of the huge international hit La Lambada. Composed by the band founders, the Hermosa brothers, this is a beautiful melody representing the superb song writing skills of its authors.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Mamita surumi
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa and Gaston Guardia

A powerful lament played at a fast tempo, with full traditional Andean instrumentation.

Tumi Album Canto a la mujer de mi pueblo
Capinoteña Pollerita
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

Beautiful high tempo love song with lyrics that state "to love or to loose you, I rather have death instead".

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
El Amor y la Libertad
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

This song says 'freedom has a lot of loneliness to it'. 'I looked for love to kiss all its wines, to calm in her mouth all my thirst for loving; always looking for my dreams, lost in the horizon, looking for freedom, I found loneliness Then I learnt the heart is an obstacle. Learning, to live'.

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Mi Santa Cruz
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

Song dedicated to a place, Santa Cruz de La Sierra. Amazing vocal performances and harmonies

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Al Final
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

This is a song about trying to save a relationship when apparently was too late. However you may forget it, the singer says, I will never forget it until I die.

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
contra el viento
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

A song about looking and finding freedom, walking the Earth. He gets his inspiration from the wind. He found the pain and hope in his people

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Recuerdos
K'Jarkas
Edwin Castellanos

Melancholic Andean song that talks about how he thought that could forget her, he wish he could but in every face he sees now her face, and even his shadow talks about her.

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Tyempo Al Tiempo
K'Jarkas
Ulises Hermosa

A song about waiting, being patient and "giving time to the time" - tempo al tempo. Remarkable vocal answer-responses

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Tarija
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

A song dedicated to the Land of Tarija and its beautiful surroundings. Like everyone else in my land, I love singing, I am handsome, cocky and rebel and girls long for me. Viva Tarija!

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Corazón A Corazón
K'Jarkas
Gonzalo Hermosa

A song to be sang in the middle of the night after being drinking and thinking about the loved one. " It is your fault as I am drunk, it is your fault...."

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Dejaras
K'Jarkas
Edwin Castellanos

I am alone, remembering the silence. Let distance to remind you of me..

Tumi Album El Amor y la Libertad
Sucre
K'Jarkas
Edwin Castellanos

A love song, about lost love.

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