“It is a music I wrote years in the past and had stopped singing as a result of I did not just like the lyrics anymore. It was poisonous,” says Laferte. “However for the reason that pandemic paused many issues, I had the time to revisit the music and rewrite sure elements for the brand new album.”
After reaching out to Trevi, the Mexican star saved it sincere. “First, I believed, nice as a result of I really like her work. Mon is clear and courageous,” the “Pelo Suelto” singer tells Billboard. “However I’m additionally an artist that must be sincere and clear with the music that I sing so I wanted to listen to the music first in an effort to say sure. Once I heard the lyrics, I believed ‘Wow.’ I thought, ‘I’m that girl.’ I recognized.”
Laferte additionally talked about collaborating with Trevi, an artist whose impressed her music and writing. “I used to sing her songs once I was little, and I used to be referred to as Gloria’s double at our college as a result of I used to be the one with the persona that would get away with impersonating her. I wore my ripped tights, would dance with my hair nearly sweeping the ground,” Laferte shares.
Including, “I inform Gloria that she has impressed lots the best way I write my songs as a result of they arrive from an honesty that I realized and located in her songs as a result of as she says, she’s an open guide, and that’s how I write my songs too. I’m not telling fictional tales bur moderately my life is in every music.”
The brand new model, which premiered Wednesday (April 7), lands on Laferte’s sixth studio album, aptly titled Seis, out Thursday. On it, the 37-year-old singer pairs sincere, weak and commanding lyrics with corrido tumbado, banda and mariacheño sounds.
Above, watch the highlights from our interview with the pair, the place Trevi explains why she mentioned sure to collaborating with Laferte and why each assume the label “feminine empowerment” has was a cliché.