The scientists from the Instituto Nacional Para la Música deserve many felicitations and kudos for succeeding! They have created the perfect Mexican teenage pop star! Natalia Lafourcade is quirky and cute, but not intimidating about it (which is to say she's neither slutty nor horrifyingly thin; she actually looks like some girl you might know across the street who babysits and laughs a lot and has a band). And she's got a fun elastic singing voice, too. My eight-year-old daughter—an Avril Lavigne/Michelle Branch fan who doesn't speak Spanish—took all of 30 seconds to decide the record was "cool." Sombreros off to you, noble... More >>>