Live in Hollywood

by: RBD

Another album, another tour, another live release for RBD. Following the release of their second album, Nuestro Amor, the Mexican teen pop group hit the road, performing in the United States for the first time. They released Live in Hollywood shortly thereafter, and it's a fitting souvenir of their tour of the States, highlighting the bulk of the songs from Nuestro Amor. In fact, Live in Hollywood features no songs from Rebelde, the group's first album. If you want to hear those songs sung live, you'll have to look to the previous live release, Tour Generación RBD en Vivo. Once again, RBD don't sound nearly as good live on-stage as they do in the studio, but the performance is lively, the crowd is ecstatic, and all the key songs are here: "Nuestro Amor," "Este Corazón," "Aún Hay Algo," and "Feliz Cumpleaños" most notably. So at least fans should be satisfied. As a bonus, there's a new version of "Sólo Quédate en Silencio," one of the hits from Rebelde, and there's also a brand-new song, "No Pares." Like Tour Generación, Live in Hollywood will likely appeal to fans only. RBD sound much better in the studio than they do on-stage, and anyone who isn't already a fan will probably wonder what all the relentless screaming is about. ~ Jason Birchmeier

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