The renowned singer-songwriter Diego El Cigala today presents “Desahogo”, the first single from his new album Obras Maestras that includes the most emblematic romantic songs of Latin American music, taking them to his natural terrain: flamenco.
This captivating bolero is a cover of the iconic hit originally performed by Brazilian Roberto Carlos and El Cigala imprints his distinctive style creating a unique musical experience, led by the talented pianist and producer Jaime Calabuch.
Recognized for his versatility and for his ability to fuse different musical genres, the artist immerses himself in the world of bolero, turning this song into a new gem, adding his own artistic touch and highlighting the timeless beauty of the composition.
“I used to listen to this song from a young age in the voice of Roberto Carlos, of whom I am a great fan. It is a song that I have loved all my life and finally the opportunity to record it presented itself to me. The result amazes me. From the first moment I heard it finished, I knew it would be the first single Obras Maestras”, said the artist.
With “Desahogo”, Diego El Cigala creates a special connection between the past and present of Latin music, paying homage to the legacy of Roberto Carlos, one of the most influential Spanish-speaking musicians.
The video for “Desahogo” was recorded in the colonial zone of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic under the direction of Lennyn Salinas and produced by Cinema Giants.
“I have really enjoyed recording this video clip, because I have been to locations full of history that add a lot of magic to this experience and I hope that my audience, whom I love and who follows me, enjoys it as much as I do,” said El Cigala.
Throughout his career, Diego El Cigala has been recognized with numerous awards and honors for his contribution to music. His unique voice, his passionate interpretation and his ability to convey deep emotions make “Desahogo” one of the great musical releases of the year.
“Desahogo” by Diego El Cigala is now available on all music streaming platforms and his followers, as well as all bolero lovers, can enjoy the masterful interpretation of this iconic song starting today.