A collection of salsa romantica - up-tempo love songs from this Colombian leading exponent of salsa.
La Misma Gente originated in Palmira, Colombia , originally the band called Mamut.
" La Misma Gente", is One of the few bands to mix Afor-Caribbean rhythms to become one of Colombia's leading exponent of Salsa.
La Misma gente originated in the 1970s in Palmira, Colombia, as a student band called Mamut. Initially they experimented with western style rock but gradually leaned towards the music of their own culture. As La Misma gente, meaning the same people, they finally embraced traditional Afro Caribbean rhythms to become one of Colombias leading exponents of salsa. At the heart of this, their sixth album, is a collection of salsa romantica, uptempo tropical love songs. More typical of their style are El Loco, the title track, and Maria Luisa, which was number one in the mexican charts for 6 months, hot tropical sounds which are uniquely characterised by their traces of rock roots.