LasVegas, Nevada rock band Adelita Way delivered in 2009 a very good debut including the single "Invincible" that did very well. Now they are back with a brand new album and is a bit surprised that it only took two years to get it out. Ok, two years was quite a long time in the "classical" period in which artists at least made one albuma year, but today the business is completely different and in some ways a lot tougher.
On "Homeschool Valedictorian" the band have this time worked with writer / producer Dave Bassett (Shinedown, Versamerge) and Tadpole (Disturbed, Adelita Way, Finger Eleven), which of course succeeded in creating a worthy sequel. So as the debut, we get a nice dose of powerful modern rock with beautiful melodies, bombastic guitars and a bunch of custom made radio songs that must work. Songs like the Daughtry-like "Alive" and "Good Enough" is really strong as the first single "Sick" is not entirely unlike "Invincible". However, I think his debut is a little bit better with a bit stronger second half, but "Homeschool Valedictorian" is an excellent follow up and well worth checking out if you’re into acts like Nickelback, Cavo and Daughtry.