GOTAN PROJECT

CAE Use of English Part1: Multiple Choice Exercise

For questions 1-10, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap.
There is an example at the beginning: (0) A took , B broke, C brought, D arrived.
Gotan Project (0) ..B..broke....... onto the music scene in 1999 with their innovative mix of electro tango. The trio of elegant, darksuited showmen went on to score a huge international (1).................... with their debut album, La Revancha del tango. They have now carved out a worldwide (2)....................... as fusion mix masters.

The driving (3)......................... behind the founding of Gotan Project was a French DJ, Philippe Cohen-Solal. Born in 1962, Cohen-Solal began his (4)....................... in films in the nineties, working as a music consultant for a number of leading film directors. He also (5)............................ something of a name for himself as a composer.

Meanwhile, Cohen-Solal's future associate, Christophe Muller, was busy forging his own reputation on the electro scene in Switzerland. Muller was a technical whizzkid, tinkering around on machines from his (6)....................... teens. Muller moved to Paris where he met Cohen-Solal in 1995. The two musicians (7)......................... it off immediately, discovering they shared an absolute (8).............................. for electronica and Latin American music. Fusing the two together, they went on to (9)............................. the Y-Basta record label.

The foundations of Gotan Project were (10)....................... in 1999 when Muller and Cohen-Solal met the Argentinian singer and guitarist Eduardo Makaroff.