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Hear Shakira's new album here!

2010-10-14 16:54
Colombian superstar Shakira's new album Sale el Sol (The Sun Comes Out) is available for listening! And Channel24 has it.

Shakira says of her new album:
"Well, I am very excited about this new album because it is an album that represents exactly the way I am and my state of mind today as an artist, as a woman. Some songs in this album remind me of Pies Descalzos, ¿Dónde Están Los Ladrones? era,which were my beginnings."

"So it is kind of like going back to where everything started, but also from this new perspective that I have, from the moment I am going through and the way I see things. This album clearly has three directions."

The romantic direction that I hadn’t tapped into for the past three years, then it suddenly came to me and I couldn’t hold it back. So it’s got songs that are very intense and very, very romantic, and there are songs that are very rock and roll, which is another side of me."

"You know, I started my career being more of a rock artist and then I kind of crossed over into pop music. So it’s been fun to kind of re-encounter that side of my personality. Then the third aspect of this albums is the merengue, Latino, tropical side, party side of this album, which was very experimental. You know, I had to go to new places and find new sounds and genres like merengue, which is a genre that I grew up listening to as a child living in Baranquilla."

Click on the player below to listen to the full album.

Grab a sneak listen to an exclusive full-length stream of Shakira's new album Sale el Sol/The Sun Comes Out.
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