La Salvación de Solo y Juan, a rock opera about the two sons of a lighthouse keeper. “No Era Para Vos” sounds more like 1970s classic rock, as Who-like power chords, church bells, swirling keyboards and thundering bass combine for a momentous introduction, with nary a hint of ska-like upstrokes. Bassist-songwriter Flavio Cianciarulo and lead singer Vicentico infuse the record with newfound power and grandeur.
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs have long been one of the leading lights in the Latin-rock scene. They are often described as a ska band, but the Argentine veterans, who started in Buenos Aires in 1985, are much richer and more musically dexterous musicians who can play a wide range of styles. Case in point is Los Fabs’ latest album,