"La Ley" (Spanish for "the Law") was a Chilean pop rock band formed in Santiago by Andrés Bobe and Luis Alberto "Beto" Cuevas Olmedo with Mauricio Claveria, Rodrigo Aboitiz and Luciano Andrés Rojas. After a failed first album, ''Desiertos'' (1989), they released ''Doble Opuesto'' (1991), which appears as the official first album of the band. Singles like "Desiertos," "Tejedores de Illusión," and "Prisioneros de la Piel" made them stars in Chile, Argentina and Mexico, especially after the release of ''La Ley'', their second recording (1992). After Bobe's death in 1994, La Ley continued with a new guitarist, Pedro Frugone, and released two more albums, ''Invisible'' (1995) and ''Vértigo'' (1998). While the band was promoting ''Vertigo'', Rojas and Aboitiz left the band.
Their music become more pop and less experimental, and the musicians dropped their dark image. Not all of their fans were on board with the new style, but the last La Ley albums, ''Uno'' 2000 and ''Libertad'' 2003, consolidated the band as one of the most important in Latin America, earning it a Latin Grammy award for each of the two albums.
La Ley also performed on ''MTV Unplugged'' in 2001, and ...
|250px||"text-align:left;">'''From left to right:'''|
Mauricio Claveria, Pedro Frugone, Beto Cuevas
|years active||1987 — 2005|
|music genre||Pop rock, Pop music|
|current members||Beto Cuevas (La Ley)|
|status||Inactive, but still together|