Da Lata (meaning "from the tin" in Portuguese) are a British group formed in 1994 by Chris Franck and Patrick Forge, they combine Afro-Brazilian influences with other strands from the melting pot of their native London. Franck and Forge previously worked together with the Brighton-based group Batu before setting up Da Lata as a more studio based project. Franck is the main creative force as songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, whereas Forge better known as a DJ and broadcaster is credited as co-producer. They made three albums for Palm Pictures Songs From The Tin(2000) and Serious (2003) and a collection of their remix work for other artists Remixes which featured their interpretations of songs by Femi Kuti, Luciano, Bebel Gilberto, Sly and Robbie and others. After a hiatus of several years the pair started work on a new album in 2011. It is scheduled for release in early 2013.
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Альбомы и синглы:
- Songs From the Tin [2000, альбом]
- Binti [31.07.2000, сингл]
- Prá Manhã (Remixes) [26.03.2001, сингл]
- Serious [2003, альбом]
- Serious [2005, сингл]
- Fabiola [21.10.2013, альбом]
- Prá Manhã: Remixes [2001, ремикс]