- Los Ángeles Azules are a Mexican musical group playing the cumbia sonidera genre, a variation on Colombian cumbia with accordion and synthesizer effect resulting in a fusion of the sounds of cumbia from the 1950-1970s with those of 1990s-style electronic music
Los Ãngeles Azules facts
- The group got together in 1976 but started officially in 1983, playing the onda grupera genre, formed by the siblings of the Mejía Avante family: Elías, Alfredo, José Hilario, Jorge, Cristina and Guadalupe
- The group went through various periods of popularity and various styles
- In 2013 they had a huge hit with Cómo Te Voy a Olvidar, re-recorded many hits with guest vocalists including Carla Morrison, Lila Downs, and Ximena Sariñana
- In 2014 they launched a new musical genre cumbia sinfónica as they performed their greatest contemporary hits with the Mexico City Symphony Orchestra
- Their subsequent album Cómo Te Voy a Olvidar Edición de Súper Lujo reached #5 on the Mexican regional music charts
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