Natalia Lafourcade's Heartfelt Return To Her Roots : Alt.Latino The Mexican vocalist followed up a hugely successful album with an acoustic-based sound that is close to her heart.
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Vocalist Natalia Lafourcade's new album is called Musas. Courtesy of Sony Music hide caption

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Vocalist Natalia Lafourcade's new album is called Musas.

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What does an artist do to follow up a critically and commercially successful album? The short-sighted might go for more of the same. But the truly innovative and visionary shed that success like a snake's skin and do something completely different.

That is the story behind Mexican vocalist Natalia Lafourcade's new album Musas. Music writer and Alt.Latino contributor Marisa Arbona-Ruiz had a heart-to-heart with the singer to talk about the motivations behind her new sound.