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Atlas by Kinky

Kinky

Atlas

Release Date: Dec 2, 2003

Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Dance, World

Record label: Nettwerk

40

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Album Review: Atlas by Kinky

Mediocre, Based on 1 Critic

The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5

Kinky grabbed a shelf-full of well-deserved awards and nominations for their debut album - but now, Mexico's most original and engaging new dance exponents have delivered a sadly less exciting follow-up that tries to sound like an American rock band. The self-titled first album was a wildly enthusiastic collision of techno-pop, Latin rhythms and funk, driven by percussion, bass and keyboards. Now, after lengthy tours of the US, they have added in lumbering guitar riffs, lyrics in English rather than Spanish, a dash of rap and the occasional acoustic ballad.

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