Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings
LatinG.Feb 22, 2006I'd just like to point out that this gets a 90 even though its highest ranking is 90, and the majority are lower. It seems that the last four reviews count for ZERO? I know metacritic weights different reviewers based on their influence, dependability, etc. but how could this get a 90, mathematically speaking, unless the last four reviewers (which include billboard, a not unfluential outfit) COUNT FOR ZERO (or, at least, less than what little it would take to drag down this 90 a bit)? Someone show me what I'm missing. Why do these craptacular carribeans have one of the highest rated albums on this site? 90+90+90+83+80+80+75 divided by 7 = 84… Full Review »
SunilRS.Jul 13, 2007The Veloso and Baca tracks are sizzling and evoke their solo efforts. Calle 16, Compay Gato, and Teresa are great Latin numbers, and the Mexican flavot of El Pescador and Maiz is right on. Better than the debut album, which is close to unbelievable but yes they achieved it.… Full Review »
RichardD.May 1, 2002Album is worth it just for the tracks featuring Raul Malo. It is an absolute delight.