Tuesday, July 26, 2005
YERBA BUENA "ISLAND LIFE"
New York group Yerba Buena release Island Life, their second album comprised of salsa, meringue, hip-hop, funk, samba, cumbia, Gypsy and middle eastern sounds. Highlight of the album is flamenco singer Diego El Cigala as he guest vocals on Corazon Bandolero. The group is led by producer Andres Levin, who has worked with Aterciopelados, Los Amigos Invisibles, Carlinhos Brown, David Byrne and Tina Turner.