Pop / R&B
At 13-years old Rosalía Vila Tobella made a discovery that would change her life forever, flamenco music. After her life altering discovery, she taught herself to play the guitar and piano, and began studying with her mentor El Chiqui, who she would study with for eight long years.
In 2017 she released her debut album Los Ángeles, an acoustic throwback project featuring a collection of standards reinvigorated by ROSALÍA’s beautiful, controlled vocals and larger than life persona. This smashing release not only caught the attention of Spain, remaining on their charts for a whopping 67 weeks, but the world at large garnering a nomination in the Latin GRAMMY’s for Best New Artist.
November, 2018 saw the release of her ground-breaking album El Mar Querer. ROSALÍA took the leading creative role on the project, co-producing it with electronic Spanish musician El Guincho. The album is a departure from her original debut, mixing elements of pop, hip hop, and R&B, along with traditional flamenco melodies.
The singles off the album, “MALAMENTE” and “PIENSO EN TU MIRÁ" were accompanied by powerful music videos, garnering ROSALÍA two viral sensations. The videos feature traditional images of Spain reinterpreted, again lending to ROSALÍA's trend of rejuvenating tradition with tantalizing tenacity.
October 26, 2018 It was the traditional, fiery passion of flamenco music that first enticed Rosalía, but her modern spin on the genre is what has spurred a rebirth of the art form.
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