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Review: '¡Spangled!' is a Protest Album That Takes Listeners on a Tour Through Retro Latin Music

Oct 25, 2019 - Newsweek

'¡Spangled!' is a collaboration between Guatemalan born singer/guitarist Gaby Moreno and composer/arranger Van Dyke Parks that has been ten years in the making.

¡Spangled!, put out by Nonesuch records, is a collaboration between Guatemalan born singer/guitarist Gaby Moreno and composer/arranger Van Dyke Parks, has been ten years in the making. But the CD, part a nostalgic tour through several different styles of retro Latin American pop and part lushly orchestrated protest music, sounds ...