After releasing songs recorded alongside Nikki Nicole and Sophia Reyes with EastmanThe legendary Mexican group Los ngeles Azules presents the first new song of the day, which is performed by Carlos Vives; About “Cumbia Heart”, With Jose Favela’s lyrics, and in the words of the Colombian singer, it’s a piece that “has rhythms from both countries and that’s why it has everything to become a classic.”
a) yes, “Cumbia del Corazón” has become a further indication of what will be the group’s next record production, slated for release next December.; In addition, produced by Rodolfo Lugo and Jorge Mejia Avanti, the new song was released with an official video recorded at the “La Belle Roja” bar in Bogotá, under the direction of Christian Schmid Rincon.
Cumbia around the world
In this sense, musician and producer Jorge Mejia Avanti, founding member of the group, in an interview with correspondent, notes that “we are happy to present this new song, which we recorded on June 12, when we were in Colombia, and they treated us very well”; Likewise, it highlights that “in many countries of the continent—Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay— They really like Cumbia, which Colombia has given us since its appearance in Cartagena“.
After referring to the classic groups and artists of the genre – such as Los Melodicos, Los Flacos, Lisandro Meza or Pastor López – Mejía highlights this Because of this tradition “we are known in many countries, both in Central and South America”; Now, this phenomenon has spread thanks to new technologies and “wherever there is Wi-Fi, with the phone, dance music is already playing, it reaches everywhere, and it travels all over the world.”
The musician and producer recalls that the video for the topic with Carlos Vives after a presentation in an auditorium in Bogotá was fully taped; “But when we filmed, many elements of Colombian folklore were used, as well as showing us a lot of human warmth, and we celebrate that culturally Colombians are so similar to us.”
Similarly, Mejía evokes that The Blue Angels is a group that, since its inception, has “loved to play for people in cities, places near and far, we go everywhere, we love it and that is the reason for our motto” of Iztapalapa For everyone Globalism’We are now excited to visit every possible corner of the country, Central and South America.”
Los ngeles Azules are in the middle of an international tour that has taken them to play in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Paraguay; Added to this tour are two presentations at the National Auditorium in Mexico City and five sold-out concerts at the legendary Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Soon, the international tour will be arriving in the US, with 38 concerts scheduled (Dates and places can be found on the group’s social networks).
In this way, Mejia asserts that “when we go to the States, all places are filled”; In addition, there are many people from all over the continent in every city or community, “That’s why when we visit this country, we find all of our people there, and they are all connected because we all go dancing.”
Not only in Mexico
On the other hand, Mejia says, “Since we were children, but also musicians, we have endeavored to make our style of kimbia and percussion known throughout the republic.; We said among the brothers it is a technique that has not been exploited all over the country, well, our parents always hoped that their children would succeed and that they always took care of us; But this was achieved further, because they do not know us only in Mexico. ”
If at first it was difficult for them to play in another city or country – they are a whole group and a team of 30 people – that has already changed with success. “We were not very well known in Colombia and we actually filled a hall on this first visit,” Mejia notes. Finally, this refers to the recording of the song “Cumbia del Corazón” in Mexico City, at Topetitud Studios (affiliated with the Molotov band).
The Los ngeles Azules group is the most important Mexican cumbia group in the world.; They entered the “Billion Views Club” on YouTube by surpassing a billion views of the video “Nunca es basta”, with Natalia Lafourcade, and most recently with “My Feelings” with Ximena Sariñana. It is the only Mexican group with two videos with over 1 billion views on YouTube.
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