Retrofunk is a concept that combines the best hits from the past with fresh, new and excellent musical arrangements, designed for people who only want to have a good time, but also for people who have a high knowledge of Music.
This is a project that you must listen to live, Retrofunk is a mix of great musicians, multimedia, lighting, a special performance and many other surprises. Followers from middle aged would live nice memories and new generations would know Music from a different time with arrangements very enjoyable.
Retrofunk... We guarantee our rhythm is going to stick in Your head!!!
Guitarist, the shortest, sleepy, grumpy, creative, courageous and the soul of the party.
Bassist, the weirdest, the most dedicated, the cleanest, the nice one, the most sympathetic and the one that messes up, A.K.A "El Yucateco".
Keyboardist, the geek, serious, polite, loving, patient and the one who eats the most.
Singer, friendly, witty, distracted, not a "Technology Geek", bossy but very affective, A.K.A "Sannheimer"
Drummer, the youngest one, sincere, cheeky, hippie, listener, the kind and talented one.
Guitarist, funny, sarcastic, annoying, honest, badly timing, and great example of father and family support.
❝Your Love❞ is a song by The Outfield from their Play Deep album. The song was written by John Frederick Spinks and it was ranked # 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. In 2002 it came out on the soundtrack of Rockstar Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, in the fictional radio station Flash FM.
❝Your Love❞ was recorded by Claudio Sanchez as a b-side from their acoustic / electronic project ❝The Prize Fighter Inferno❞ By Midtown in the compilation ❝Punk Goes 80's❞ by Fearless Records, by A Wilhelm Scream in the Australian version of his EP ❝a Wilhelm Scream❞ and in 2007 by Top modelz creating a hit.
The first single ❝Close to You❞ quickly reached number 1 in the ranking of Billboards, staying there for several weeks. This open the doors for the Carpenter brothers to appear on television, magazines, and even get contracts for hundreds of concerts, Grammy nominations, etc. From there they became the most successful duo in the history of American popular music, and the most successful artists of the seventies in the United States. Everything they touched turned to gold, album after album, song after song.
Close to you was the second album of the carpenters, which went on sale in August 1970, in 2003 the album was at # 175 in Rolling Stone's 500 best albums of all time.
❝Close to You❞ first came out in 1963 with Richard Chamberlain.
Every Breath You Take is a 1983 song written by Sting and originally performed by The Police. This song appears as part of the Synchronicity album, released in 1983 and the single became a huge hit that year, lasting until today as one of the references of the band.
Thanks to this, Sting won the Grammy Edition 1984 ❝Song of the Year❞ and The Police won the award for the best pop performance by a duo or group. In addition, it is located at the 84th position in the list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time according to Rolling Stone.
The song was written when Sting’s marriage collapse with Frances Tomelty. Although at first it may seem a romantic song, it actually is about a controlling and threatening man who is watching ❝every breath you take, every move you make❞
❝Careless Whisper❞ is a 1984 single by George Michael. It was released by Epic Records in the UK, Japan and other countries and Columbia Records in North America.
This single has different versions made by other singers and musicians, such as: Richard Clayderman, Ben Folds and Rufus Wainwright, Seether, HYDE, Kenny G and Brian McKnight, Shayne Ward, Jordan Knight, Cory Gunz, Raghav, Pieces of a Dream, Tamia, The Session Band, etc.
It reached first place in the rankings of twenty-five countries, selling over six million copies worldwide. It was the first single that reached Michael number one as a performance man, and was also one of the most successful songs of the 80’s.
❝Careless Whisper❞ was usually the song that Michael used to close all his concerts as well as, recitals like Cover to Cover and Rock in Rio. Usually Michael used performed the extended version of ❝Careless Whisper❞ which apparently was his favorite version.
❝Supreme❞ is a 2000 song by Robbie Williams presented as the third single from his album Sing When You're Winning.
This song it’s based on the classic Gloria Gaynor ❝I Will Survive❞. According to Robbie Williams, while he was traveling in Switzerland, when the new millennium was about to come, all the tourists even those they didn’t speak the language they were all humming the instrumental fragment of ❝I Will Survive❞. The song was another massive success for Williams she managed to be among the top ten in the UK, Switzerland, Austria, New Zealand and other countries.
There’s an entirely French version (except for the rap) on the album Sing When You’re Winning.
A 1984 Soundtrack of ❝Against All Odds❞ movie.
It reached second place in the British ranking after its release as a single in 1984.
It reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.
It won the Grammy award for best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 1985, and also received a nomination for Best Song Oscars.
The video was #1 on MTV for several weeks, MTV placed it in fourth place in its ranking of the top 20 video number one of 1984.
You Get What You Give is a New Radicals song from the album ❝Maybe You’ve Been Brainwashed Too❞ from 1998.
The band is best known for the single ❝You Get What You Give❞ which reached number five on the charts in the UK and number one in Spain and Latin America according to Topping25.
The song has appeared in the films The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, Surf’s Up and Click.
It also appeared in movies trailers Big Daddy, The Muppets, and Bubble Boy.
❝How Deep Is Your Love❞ is a song by the Bee Gees recorded in 1977. Originally composed for Yvonne Elliman, it was ultimately used as part of the soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever.
It was number 2 in the UK charts. In the United States, it reached the Billboard Hot 100 on December 24, 1977 and remained in the Top 10 for a record 17 weeks.
The song was placed at number 366 on the list of 500 Greatest Songs of All Time magazine Rolling Stone.
Many artists have done versions of ❝How Deep Is Your Love❞. Some of the artist are Luther Vandross, actress Lea Michele, Take That and former guitarist for Red Hot Chili Peppers John Frusciante. In 2007, the duo The Bird and the Bee made this version for the EP titled ❝Please Clap Your Hands❞.
The song was released in 1936 as a duet between Bing Crosby and his then wife Dixie Lee. Billie Holiday recorded this song in the same year of the movie; his version can be found in several collections, including the box Columbia established since 2001. It was also a big R&B hit, ❝The Way You Look Tonight❞ has reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles and # 36 on the UK Singles Chart. It is also in the Soundtrack of the movie ❝My Best Friend Wedding❞. It has also been performed by Frank Sinatra...
❝Billie Jean❞ is a R&B song by American artist Michael Jackson. It was written by Jackson and produced by Quincy Jones for the sixth solo album, Thriller (1982). The song was number one for 76 non-consecutive weeks, which 9 were consecutive in the United States. Also went it was number 1 in the UK, Australia, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and Spain.
He received two Grammy Awards in 1984, one of them in the category of best male song.
Rolling Stone placed it at number 58 of the 500 best songs ever. Music Q magazine placed it at number 16 of the top 100 songs of all time as well as, the top of the 40 best songs of the decade of the eighties.
❝Anything For You❞ is a song composed and performed by Gloria Estefan with the Miami Sound Machine band.
It was launched in 1988 as the fourth single, Let It Loose. This became the first single from Estefan and Miami Sound Machine to lead the Billboard Hot 100.
Throughout her career, Gloria has sold over 100 million records worldwide, 31.5 million of them in the United States, making her one of the best-selling music artist of all time.
Considered the ❝Mother of Latin Pop❞, Estefan has won multiple awards and recognitions including seven Grammy Awards. She even has a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. The British newspaper ❝The Sun❞ placed it at number 13 of the 50 singers who will never be forgotten.
❝Clocks❞ ❝2003❞ is a song by English band Coldplay. All members of the band were part of composing the song for their second studio album ❝A Rush of Blood to the Head❞. Built on the basis of repetitive arpeggios in the piano, the song has a cryptic lyric in which a tone of despair comes out.
There are many remixes of this song and its accompanying piano has been a sampled for many others. ❝Clocks❞ won the Grammy award for Record of the Year in 2004, and it remains one of the most successful songs of the group.
Since its debut, ❝Clocks❞ became a commercial success and it had good reviews. Coldplay released this as the third single from ❝A Rush of Blood to the Head❞ and it reached the ninth position on the UK Singles Chart. In America, it was released as the second single from that album, peaking at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100.
❝Smooth❞ is a song performed by the band Santana with the collaboration of the vocalist Rob Thomas of the group Matchbox Twenty. The song was written by Thomas and Itaal Shur and was launched in 1999 as the first single from the album Supernatural.
The song was a hit reaching high positions in the charts of several countries, including first place in the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 weeks.
❝Smooth❞ won three Grammy awards in the categories of Record of the Year, Song of the Year.
Carlos Humberto Santana Barragán (Autlan de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico, July 20, 1947) is a Mexican guitarist of Rock, winner of several Grammy awards. He is considered the 20th best guitarist of all time according to Rolling Stone. He is married to Cindy Blackman, known as the drummer for Lenny Kravitz.