Monsieur Periné Channel the Beatles and Classic Ballads on ‘La Sombra’


Monsieur Periné enlist Leonel Garcia, the gifted Mexican balladeer who loved a sequence of radio hits as a member of the duo Sin Bandera, for his or her new single “La Sombra.”

With its plump bassline and thunk-ing drum hits, “La Sombra” generally veers near basic honky tonk. Guitars and strings flit prettily on prime of this thwacking basis; finally a lithe horn part joins the combination, including cheer and pomp, and the track involves an in depth with some playful la-di-da’s.

Catalina García, lead singer of Monsieur Periné, has been a longtime fan of Garcia, particularly his duets with Jorge Drexler, Carla Morrison and Natalia Lafourcade. “I used to listen to his music on the bus, if you take a taxi, on the radio,” García explains, talking from Los Angeles, the place she is writing songs for the group’s subsequent album.  “He has written loads of particular songs for the modern ballad custom in Latin America. He has a candy voice — if you hear him singing dwell, you virtually need to cry.”

The profitable association for “La Sombra” was the work of one other member of Monsieur Periné, Santiago Prieto Sarabia. “We tried to get near the vibe of the Latin American balladas within the Seventies,” Garcia explains. “It can also be associated to the Beatles. The Beatles had been essential for a second of music in Latin America within the Seventies, romantic songs with these stunning preparations that aren’t simple to chew on. We additionally determined to report devices that aren’t frequent in in style music, because the Beatles did — the oboe, for instance, devices that come from a classical or orchestral background.”

“La Sombra” additionally serves because the identify of Monsieur Periné’s upcoming tour, a 20-date run in North America. Mainstream American festivals have been gradual to embrace music in Spanish, however Monsieur Periné will play Bonnaroo this yr.

Monsieur Perine Tour Dates
June 1 – Vivo Beach Club @ San Juan, Puerto Rico
June three – Mod Club @ Toronto, Canada
June 5 – Paradise @ Boston, MA
June 6 – Ridgefield Playhouse @ Ridgefield, CT
June eight – Sony Hall @ New York, NY
June 9 – Stephen Talkhouse @ Montauk, NY
June 10 – 9:30 Club @ Washington, DC
June 12 – Masquerade @ Atlanta, GA
June 14 – Bonnaroo @ Manchester, TN
June 15 – ArtsPark Amphitheater @ Hollywood, FL
June 16 – The Plaza Live @ Orlando, FL
June 18 – House of Blues @ Houston, TX
June 19 – House of Blues @ Dallas, TX
June 21 – Delmar Hall @ St. Louis, MO
June 22 – Ruido Fest @ Chicago, IL
July 11 – July 14 – SF Jazz Center @ San Francisco, CA
July 16 – SLO Brew @ San Luis Obispo, CA
July 17 – Strummer’s @ Fresno, CA
July 19 – El Rey Theatre @ Los Angeles, CA
July 20 – House of Blues @ San Diego, CA