David Otero returns with a new album in 2024: a work on digital and its impact on human relationships

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Author of unforgettable songs like Looking for the sun, Just the way you are, A black and white photo or Sand castleamong other, David Otero He has been and is the voice of several generations thanks to his way of composing and understanding music.

First, he connected with millions of young people by being part of The crazy’s song during the first decade of the 2000s; He later did it under the stage name The Pescao and then with a solid solo project that continues in shape today. Proof of this is his musical return, which we just learned about through a press release.

David Otero, in a promotional image for 2023

David Otero returns this 2024 with new songsBut not at any price. The artist arrives determined to stir consciences and address a capital issue: how digitalization and screens are impacting our relationships. It is an album that he has been working on for more than a year and that will once again show us the honesty and maturity of the artist.

The germ of David Otero’s new album

After extensive tour of more than 100 concerts presenting his latest album Otero and me and with more than 124 million views on its platforms, Otero decides to stop for a while to reconnect with the songs and return to the recording studio at the ideal moment, just when he really has things to say.

In the singer’s own words: “There is a moment when I start making songs, as if out of inertia, and nothing of what I am doing convinces me. I talk to Tato (Latorre), my producer, and I tell him that I’m going to stop because I feel like I’m composing for the sake of composing, and that I don’t have a fixed direction, I need to figure out how I’m going to organize my head and how to orient everything a little.”

David Otero, in a promotional image for 2023.

David Otero, in a promotional image for 2023.

The result of this introspection is 9 songs that are born from a focus on the organic, the real, a return to the origins as a result of a reflection on how the digital world invades our existence nullifying our human nature. He First single This collection of songs will be released in early 2024.

David Otero suffers a hard loss and composes a farewell song
David Otero suffers a hard loss and composes a farewell song

“From that point, I realize that the best thing I can do is look for guidance or help from someone who can direct me where to start looking. And I find Pablo Rabinovich, an Argentine psychoanalyst, with whom I begin to do sessions on the topics I want to address. We began to have many answers through dialogue, mainly. Having as its main axis the human and emotional communication that exists today between people. Above all, through mobile devices, and how it affects us to be who we are, our self-esteem, our self-perception, the knowledge of our emotions… And reflecting on this I begin to have arguments to talk about,” has explained David Otero.


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