Aterciopelados

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Aterciopelados

Evolución • Grandes Exitos (BMG Latin) Our first stop is Bogotá, to check the Colombian fields of Aterciopelados. Sticky, orange, down-home 'n' dope Stereolab lava-lamp rock, spanning 1993-2003. It's scratchy at first, but when "Luz Azul" shimmers 13 songs in, followed by the twittering, beat sexy "Rompecabezas" -- both from 2000's powerfully joyful crossover hit Gozo Poderoso -- you're wasted. Queen's "Play the Game" en español is game, indeed. Laptop Oz Héctor Buitrago and Dorothian diva Andrea Echeberry are a full-on rush.

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