Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Yerba Buena

  • President Alien [Razor & Tie, 2003] ***
  • Island Life [Razor & Tie, 2005] *

Consumer Guide Reviews:

President Alien [Razor & Tie, 2003]
The whole Nuyolatino empanada ("Guajira," "Tu Casa, Mi Casa"). ***

Island Life [Razor & Tie, 2005]
They try, and I'm rooting for them, but the real pan-Latino Black Eyed Peas would have more hooks ("Bilingual Girl," "Bla Bla Bla"). *