The 1A Record Club Listens To Shakira's 'Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran' Shakira released her first new album in seven years, "Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran."

The cross-genre, cross–culture singer's 12th album is expected to cover her most recent breakup and journey of self-discovery. She says that making the album was "an alchemical process" where "[her] tears transformed into diamonds."

We dive into the musical world that Shakira has built, including a career that's spanned multiple continents, languages, cultures, and audiences.

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The 1A Record Club Listens To Shakira's 'Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran'

The 1A Record Club Listens To Shakira's 'Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran'

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Colombian singer Shakira performs on stage during the 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES) in Sevilla. CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Colombian singer Shakira performs on stage during the 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards ceremony at the Conference and Exhibition Centre (FIBES) in Sevilla.

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Shakira released her new album, "Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran," last Friday. It's her first in seven years.

The cross-genre, cross–culture singer's 12th album is expected to cover her most recent breakup and journey of self-discovery. She says that making the album was "an alchemical process" where "[her] tears transformed into diamonds."

The 1A Record Club convenes to dive into the musical world that Shakira has built: a career that's spanned multiple continents, languages, cultures, and audiences.

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