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It all began with bandurria courses, when María de los Ángeles Rozalén (Letur, Albacete, 1986) was 7 years outdated. Her mom was guilty when she signed her as much as be taught to play this conventional instrument. Since then, singer-songwriter Rozalén’s chest swells when she talks about Spain’s musical roots: “The expression ‘country of tambourine’ has been an insult, but this instrument unifies so many people… It is one of the most beautiful things ”, he defends along with his normal naturalness and self-confidence earlier than Joe Pérez-Orive, presenter of the Ballantine’s Stay True Records mission, which reveals essentially the most genuine aspect of essentially the most excellent musicians. She additionally explains how yearly she manages to fill the sq. in her city with the LeturAlma pageant, which in July 2024 will rejoice its sixth version with names like Luz Casal, Celtas Cortos, Los Niño Jesús or Marlena. Although, in terms of speaking about her nice artistic inspiration, Rozalén solely has one title on her lips: Luis Eduardo Aute.

The singer additionally offers hints in regards to the album she is creating — and from which she launched her first single in November, I’ve it clear— which will probably be much less social and extra emotional after a 12 months marked by loss and heartbreak. His most cathartic second occurred when his father died immediately: “I locked myself in the house with his clothes, his photos, candles, and I started composing,” he explains, which helps him element the surprising love story his mother and father had. and for which he hung up his priest’s habits.

The most pure and contemporary Rozalén emerged along with her buddy Aida Tarrío, collaborator of Ballantine’s Stay True Records and member of Tanxugueiras. They keep in mind how they met, what they are saying to one another within the voice audios which might be despatched (many, when they’re partying) they usually keep in mind the recording of The Virgin of Portovelloa conventional Galician track lined by the Tanxu and Rozalén on the Albacete native’s newest album, Headquarters.


The most genuine moments from the interview with Rozalén


Who linked María Rozalén with music? The artist confesses how she found the copla, singer-songwriters or rock.


The singer tells what occurred in her city, with barely 900 inhabitants, with the primary version of the LeturAlma pageant: “The San Quintín scene got messy in the plaza.”


The Tanxugueiras turned to tarot to develop into pals with Rozalén (they usually succeeded).

Ballantine’s Stay True Records returns with new friends on January eleventh.