Hey folks, I wanted to let all of you know that a very talented and outspoken former member of Rumbo Rumba, Angel David Lindes, is currently working on a solo project. However, he needs your help. He has created a Kickstarter page to help him raise funds to create his solo album. I have nothing but respect for Lindes and his talents, and I think he totally deserves this chance to get his album done right. If you want to find out more or pitch in, go to his Kickstarter page!
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There are few issues more explosive in America and the Church than the issue of illegal immigration. Strong legal measures against illegal immigration have been taken in the state of Arizona, and the ripples of that legislation have reached the shores of Utah. Much has been said by faithful members on both sides of the debate, and we needn’t go into all that here at Linescratchers, but I recently got an email from Angel David Lindes from our favorite Latin supergroup Rumbo Rumba about a song they had recently recorded called “Mi Terra.” It is a bold pro-immigrant protest song, and David realizes that this could potentially polarize their potential fans, but Rumbo Rumba feels so strongly about this issue that they couldn’t hold their peace. The song is available at their website, along with some of their thoughts on the issue of undocumented immigrants. I had a chance to ask David a few questions about the song, and he was kind enough to answer them (and send me an English translation of the lyrics). Continue reading “Rumbo Rumba weighs in on the immigration debate”