“Sympathique,” Pink Martini’s wildly popular debut album, was released in 1997. It has gone on to sell over 1,000,000 copies worldwide and has taken the band around the world on tours to the Cannes Film Festival as well as Europe, Lebanon, Turkey, Japan and Taiwan, among other far-flung destinations.
The album features Pink Martini concert staples “Sympathique (Je ne veux pas travailler)”, “Amado Mio”, “Donde estas, Yolanda?”, and “Brazil.”
The title track was nominated for “Song of the Year” in France’s Victoires de la Musique Awards. The album is Platinum in France, and Gold in Canada, Switzerland, Greece and Turkey.