Video: La Tornado Lost Band's "High Voltage"

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This Lima duo, Gabriel De La Piedra and Rodrigo Melgar are a sophisticated Johnny Cash meets Wilco on rainy Tuesday. With mellow melodies and whiskery vocals, you can’t help but fall in love. La Tornado Lost Band is a rare fusion of North American country and south of the border sensibilities. Hitting the mark, sinking that bulls eye, these Peruvian cowboys are claiming true to the universal scope and kaleidoscope of musical potential. As genres keep crossing and languages become as meaningless as nationalities, the world seems a little brighter with the light notes and lifting chords of the simple and down to earth, good old fashioned music by La Tornado Lost Band. These guys offer a true melding of sounds, as authentically American (as in all of the Americas) as blue jeans and apple pie. This number wisps by a lama like Sufjan Stevens and Andrew Bird in Peru.

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