After almost seven years without visiting Colombia to sing, Lafourcade returns with a new concert as well as the release of her new album “De todas las flores” (Of all the flowers).
We started April with the countdown of more artists that will be performing in Colombia, this time it is the turn of the famous Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade, who last visited us in 2015. This week the news about her concert in the Colombian capital was released and tickets for the concert began to be opened on Wednesday, April 12, so if you still do not have your tickets, go look and if you are not sure or do not know the great artist, then we will tell you about her and leave some of her songs that for sure, you will have heard.
Natalia Lafourcade is a renowned Mexican singer-songwriter who has captured the hearts of many with her soulful and melodic music. Born Natalia Lafourcade Silva on February 26, 1984, in Mexico City, she was exposed to music from a young age. Her father was a musician, and her mother was a stage actress. This upbringing gave Lafourcade a unique perspective on the creative arts and helped her develop her own musical style.
Lafourcade’s musical journey began at the age of 14 when she joined the pop-rock group Twist. However, it wasn’t until 2003 when she released her self-titled debut album that she gained recognition as a solo artist. The album was a commercial success in Mexico and established Lafourcade as a rising star in the music industry. Her unique blend of pop, rock, and Latin American folk music quickly gained a following, and she went on to release several successful albums over the years.
Natalia Lafourcade - En el 2000
One of Lafourcade’s defining characteristics is her ability to infuse traditional Mexican music with modern sounds. She draws inspiration from a variety of genres, including bossa nova, jazz, and pop, to create a unique sound that is distinctly her own. Her music is often described as nostalgic, romantic, and melancholic, with lyrics that touch on themes of love, loss, and longing.
One of Lafourcade’s most significant achievements was her 2017 album, Musas. The album was a tribute to Latin American folk music and featured collaborations with prominent musicians such as Los Macorinos and Omara Portuondo. Musas received critical acclaim and won several awards, including a Latin Grammy for Best Folk Album.
Natalia Lafourcade - Soledad y El Mar (En Manos de Los Macorinos) [La Fiesta Parte II]
Tú Me Acostumbraste featuring Omara Portuondo (En Manos de Los Macorinos)
Natalia Lafourcade’s impact on music and culture is undeniable, but her passion for humanitarian and environmental causes has also been a significant aspect of her career. Throughout her career, she has been involved in various philanthropic efforts and has used her platform to raise awareness about social and environmental issues.
One of Lafourcade’s most notable humanitarian efforts was her partnership with the United Nations Development Programme in 2017. As part of the partnership, she created the song “Tú Sí Sabes Quererme,” which aimed to raise awareness about climate change and promote sustainable development. The song was released as part of a larger campaign called “Voces por el Clima” (Voices for the Climate), which brought together musicians from across Latin America to promote environmental awareness.
Un Canto por México - El Musical
Natalia Lafourcade - Tú sí sabes quererme (en manos de Los Macorinos)
Lafourcade has also been involved in other charitable initiatives, such as performing at benefit concerts for disaster relief efforts in Mexico and supporting organizations that promote women’s rights and gender equality. In 2019, she partnered with the organization Las Tesis to create a music video for their viral feminist anthem “Un violador en tu camino” (A Rapist in Your Path). The video, which featured Lafourcade singing the song, helped bring global attention to the issue of gender-based violence and sparked discussions about the role of art in activism.
In addition to her humanitarian work, Lafourcade’s music has also been featured in films and television shows that promote social and environmental causes. For example, her song “Hasta la Raíz” was used in a commercial for the Mexican National Institute of Ecology, promoting the importance of conservation and environmental protection.
Natalia Lafourcade - Hasta la Raíz
Natalia Lafourcade - María la Curandera (Video Lyric)
Natalia Lafourcade’s commitment to social and environmental causes reflects her belief in the power of music to create positive change. Through her philanthropic efforts and her music, she has inspired fans around the world to take action on important issues and has helped bring attention to causes that are often overlooked in mainstream media. Her dedication to making a difference sets her apart as not only a talented musician but also a true humanitarian.
In addition to her musical accomplishments and humanitarian work, Lafourcade has also made a name for herself in the film industry. She composed the score for the 2018 animated film, Coco, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film. Lafourcade also performed the song “Remember Me” for the film’s soundtrack, which became a hit and helped introduce her music to a wider audience.
Miguel - Remember Me (Dúo) (From "Coco"/Official Video) ft. Natalia Lafourcade
Overall, Natalia Lafourcade’s talent, creativity, and dedication to social and environmental causes have made her a beloved figure in the Mexican and Latin American music scene. Her ability to blend traditional and modern sounds has helped her stand out in a crowded field of artists, and her music continues to resonate with fans around the world. With her unique voice and unbridled passion for music, Lafourcade is sure to remain a fixture in the industry for years to come.