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Colossal Head

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Colossal Head

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Warner Bros.
genre:
World, Rock

We gave it a B-

Having in recent years forsaken Tex-Mex nostalgia for artier hippie-boogie nostalgia, Los Lobos get into a jazzy conga-guitar-sax groove on Colossal Head. But only in the soulful ”Little Japan” and salsa- refried ”Maricela” does their singing glide as loosely as their rhythms. They waste too much time groaning leaden beat-generation platitudes.

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