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Review: Gogol Bordello's 'Pura Vida Conspiracy'
Review: Gogol Bordello's 'Pura Vida Conspiracy'

Those devoted enough to buy the compact disc version of Gogol Bordello's new album, "Pura Vida Conspiracy," in order to parse singer Eugene Hutz's lyrics will notice a typographical choice that captures the band's essence. The lyrics to their dozen-song album are WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS. It's as if Hutz, the Ukrainian-born singer and bon vivant whose legendary vocal urgency has thrilled the festival circuit for nearly 15 years, wanted you to even more fully absorb the importance of the message. Hutz is nothing if not a Type-A personality, one who barrels his way through "Pura Vida Conspiracy" with joyous abandon. This isn't news: He and his...

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