Miami, Dec. 3 (EFE). Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona celebrated the release of the album “Negro” on Friday that completed the project he started with “Blanco” in 2020, with an announcement of an additional concert in New York during the 2022 US tour.
According to a statement released on Friday by his representative, the “most emblematic project” of Arjuna’s career is now fully available on digital platforms.
Recorded at Abbey Road London studios with live musicians such as “White”, “Black” contains 14 songs, six of which were hitherto unknown.
The other eight songs have been released as one single per week since last October.
The statement said that in January 2022, the final touch to the project, the “Black and White” book, will be published, which will include CDs of the two albums, which “maintain a style and demeanor faithful to real music.”
At the same time, the singer-songwriter announced that tickets for concerts at the Agganis Arena in Boston and the Prudential Center in New York as part of the US tour have already sold out.
The tour is now joined by an additional concert in New York on May 20, 2022.
Arjona was nominated for a Grammy Award for his project “Hecho a la Antigua”, which with three million spectators became the most-watched concert in Latin American history, released on October 8 the first single from “Negro”, titled “I saw myself (self-portrait)” .
Accompanied by a song recording video and a composer session, Arjona reinvents himself with a sound from the ’60s, taking back the essence of music as the main hero and, in his words, “making an album of everything that’s not in fashion.”
“Blanco y Negro” will take the multi-award winning artist, 57, to the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada from March 24 to June 11, 2022.
Loud and Live that produces this new tour, in a statement, highlighted that more than a million and a half people watched Arjuna’s previous “Circo Soledad” tour live. EFE
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