Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ely Guerra review in the NYTimes!

(Photo by Chad Batka for The New York Times)
Passion is never less than tempestuous in the music of Ely Guerra, the Mexican songwriter who performed at Le Poisson Rouge on Friday night as part of the Celebrate Mexico Now festival, which this year marks Mexico’s bicentennial. For Ms. Guerra, passion is profound and all-consuming, a matter of ecstasy or desperate need, and it’s the eternal subject of songs that climb toward catharsis or plummet into lonely desolation.

To read more from "Versatile Voice From Mexico, in Rock Mode" by Jon Pareles click here!

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