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Thursday September 28, 2017

From The Statesman

Lila Downs lanza disco ‘Salón, lágrimas y deseo’ y estará en Austin
By: Perla Arellano

*Translated

The singer Lila Downs has just released a new album titled Salon, Tears and Desire, in which, after several musical compilations and collaborations with artists of different genres, she talks about women and makes a tribute to the former Mexican leader, Benito Juárez.

On Wednesday, October 4, the Mexican-American Grammy-winning artist will perform at the Paramount Theater, singing the new songs. The album, in which he plays with artists like Mon Laferte, Carla Morrison, Diego el Cigala and Andrés Calamaro, is dedicated to women, especially his grandmother, said Downs.

To continuation, Downs spoke with ¡Ahora Sí! on the 14th what inspired her to make her new album and. We have cut back your answers for reasons of clarity and space.

How would you describe this new project in personal terms?
It is a project born of an expression of frustration and sadness. I have broken my heart with the fact that he won (Donald) Trump in the United States. I think it has affected me so much in my intimacy that I got to the degree (de) that I was already going to forget a next album…

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