Damon Albarn confesses to being a fan of Featherweight

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The corridos tumbados have a new admirer and it is none other than the British musical idol.

It took eight years for Blur came back with new music and The Ballad Of Darren became his triumphant return among audiences. With a tour of the United Kingdom and Europe, the British group will soon return to Mexico for their presentation at the Crown Capital 2023 as part of the promotion of his new album.

Damon Albarn He hasn’t stopped talking about his projects, including his collaboration with Bad Bunny for the song “Storm”, but he has also taken advantage of the exhibition to talk about other acts that he has loved. During a conversation with mojothe singer-songwriter revealed that the corridos tumbados of Featherweight They fascinate him.

The new thing that I like the most is Featherweight. This young Mexican who plays a type of music that talks about gang life, but he is very musical. “He has accordions, trumpets, beautiful melodies,” he commented. Damon Albarn at the interview.

The also leader of Gorillaz confessed that Hassan Kabande, the Mexican’s real name, has a great voice and everyone should take the opportunity to listen to him. Following the immediate rise to fame of Featherweightthe performer of this genre gained international recognition and was nominated for eight Latin Grammy Awards, in addition to filling the Sol Forum a few weeks ago. Could it be that a new Latin collaboration is coming? Damon Albarn?


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