World Music Charts Europe – July 2003

Berlin, Germany – The top twenty of 187 nominated records for the month of Juily:

1 MARTINA Last month: 69
Africando Senegal/various (Sono)

2 CANTOS DE ESPERANCA Last month: 5
Sam Mangwana Congo (Sono)

3 3AM: IN BEATS WE TRUST Last month: 1
Sidestepper UK/Colombia (Palm Beats)

4 TUVA ROCK Last month: 30
Yat-Kha Tuva (Pläne)

5 DROP THE DEBT Last month: 3
V.A. various (Say It Loud) 6 RISE UP! Last month: 13
The Klezmatics USA Piranha

7 MAHIMA Last month: 4
Debashish Bhattacharya & Bob Brozman India/USA Riverboat

8 DEB Last month: 20
Souad Massi Algeria Universal

9 SOMETHING DANGEROUS Last month: 6
Natacha Atlas UK Mantra

10 GO Last month: 14
Dusminguet Spain Virgin

11 LOVE TRAP Last month: 136
Susheela Raman India/UK Narada World

12 FADO CURVO Last month: 7
Mariza Portugal World Connection

13 CLUB SODADE Last month: – –
Cesaria Evora Cape Verde Lusafrica

14 TEN PIECES TO SAVE THE WORLD Last month: 2
Kroke Poland Oriente

15 THE ALBUM Last month: – –
Panjabi MC UK Superstar

16 THE RAIN Last month: 45
Ghazal India/Iran ECM

17 TOTONHO E OS CABRA Last month: – –
Totonho e os Cabra Brazil Trama

18 DEEPER THAN OCEANS Last month: 15
Miyazawa Japan Stern’s

19 FIESTA SONG Last month: 69
Senor Coconut Germany/Chile Multicolor

20 NACAO ZUMBI Last month: 45
Nacao Zumbi Brazil Trama

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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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