Talented Trio Performs Latest Single From Their Third Album “Forgiven”
NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2008
(CBS) The talented trio Los Lonely Boys knows the essence of the word “familia.”
The three brothers are not only bonded by blood, but undeniable passion for music, their Mexican heritage and their Texan roots.
Los Lonely Boys, who won a Grammy award in 2005 for their hit song “Heaven,” visited The Early Show‘s “Second Cup Café” to share their latest single from their third album, “Forgiven,” as well as “Heaven.”
Their bluesy Tex-Mex rock ‘n’ roll infused with impressive guitar solos and thoughtful lyrics has garnered critical acclaim in the adult contemporary genre.
The Garza brothers, made up of guitarist Henry, bassist Jojo and drummer Ringo, started out playing alongside their father, who has been the catalyst of their inspiration and musical drive.
Born and raised in San Angelo, Texas, they later headed to Nashville to pursue their dreams. Their smooth harmonies and strong sense of faith, carried them to their superstardom.
Inspired by the legendary Carlos Santana and Los Lobos, with whom they have had musical collaborations, Willie Nelson, Buddy Guy, Stevie Ray Vaughn and The Beatles, Los Lonely Boys have been able to reach new heights.
In 2003, their debut album went multi-platinum and, in 2006, their album “Sacred” was No. 2 on the Billboard charts.
This time around, the Garzas teamed up with producer Steve Jordan (who has worked with John Mayer and Herbie Hancock). Jordan encouraged the trio to leave the conventional recording studio and record on a live soundstage, giving them a newfound freedom.
Their new album “Forgiven” brings Ringo to the forefront, marking the first time he will sing solo, with his song “Superman,” which was thoughtfully written for his wife.
Los Lonely Boys may have made it big, but they have come out unscathed, never forgetting where they came from.
“We can from a town with nothing. Came from nothing but love — and brotherhood. Familia. That’s what drove us,” Ringo said on the Los Lonely Boys official Web site.
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