Enrique Bunbury

ENRIQUE BUNBURY
FLAMINGOS
EMI LATIN
For the past couple of years, devout fans have swallowed former Héroes de Silencio front man Enrique Bunbury's solo projects like they're taking musical communion. And he hasn't disappointed the faithful; his three previous solo works—while exercises in excess—are still must-owns because of his titanic musicianship. The ego trips and great tunes continue on Flamingos, Bunbury's latest effort. A concept double album (Bunbury as a down-on-his-luck boxer at the decrepit Flamingos Hotel in Las Vegas), the record fails at fisticuffs but nails the vaudeville feel magnificently. No song on the album is alike, with influences from Moorish singing traditions to ragtime rhythms layered over the hard rock that was Héroes' trademark. The lyrics are typical Bunbury: Morrissey-esque ruminations on self-independence and longing for the unknown, done with a deep, slow voice that makes even the most benign statement menacing. Sure, Bunbury makes himself out to be a Hispanic Jim Morrison, but Flamingos is eccentric enough to back him up.

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3503 S. Harbor Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704

Category: Music Venues

Region: Santa Ana

Enrique Bunbury performs at the Galaxy Concert Theatre, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, (714) 957-0600. Tues., 8 p.m. $30. All ages.

 
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