Venezuelan band La Vida Boheme have got a lot to live up to. Their debut album ‘Nuestra’ was nominated for a Grammy, selected in NPR’s ‘Top Albums of 2011’ and the band were chosen by iTunes as the ‘Latino Breakthrough Artist of 2011’. All of this has pinned high hopes on ‘Sera’ their follow up due for release on May 14th. La Vida Boheme are hard to pigeonhole, they have their own unique sound blending jazz, punk and rock with traditional Latin elements and a New York indie vibe put together with the politically charged lyrics that has gained them plenty of fans in their native city of Caracas.
The album is streaming online for free here and track ‘Hornos De Cal’ is a highly energetic number with a blistering guitar riff: