SANTANA TAKES LISTENERS ON AN UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURE ON THE THRILLING NEW ALBUM AFRICA SPEAKS OUT JUNE 7
THE ICONIC GUITARIST AND HIS PHENOMENAL BAND, AUGMENTED BY SPANISH SINGER BUIKA, TEAM WITH LEGENDARY PRODUCER RICK RUBIN
11 April 2019 (Toronto, ON) – Music legend Carlos Santana has amassed an iconic body of work by pioneering a unique fusion of rock, Latin and jazz genres. On his upcoming album, Africa Speaks, to be released June 7 via Concord Records/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist goes deeper and further than ever before to create one of his most groundbreaking albums yet.
Enlisting legendary producer Rick Rubin, Santana and his band convened at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu, and recorded an astonishing number of tracks, many of them in one take. Another dramatic element in the creation of Africa Speaks came in the form of Spanish singer Buika, whose heavenly lead vocals cast a magical spell throughout the album.
Pre-order Africa Speaks HERE.
Santana - Africa Speaks:
- Africa Speaks (4:47)
- Batonga (5:43)
- Oye Este Mi Canto (5:58)
- Yo Me Lo Meresco (6:12)
- Blue Skies (9:08)
- Paraísos Quemados (5:59)
- Breaking Down The Door (4:30)
- Los Invisibles (5:54)
- Luna Hechicera (4:47)
- Bembele (5:51)
- Candombe Cumbele (5:36)
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