November 27, 2022

The daddy of the overdue Selena Quintanilla – the “Queen of Tejano” – says a brand new album will pop out, nearly 3 many years after her dying. Abraham Quintanilla stated in an interview with Latin Groove Information that the album set to be launched subsequent month accommodates 13 songs and A.B. Quintanilla, Selena’s brother, labored on it. 

“Selena’s been long gone 26 years now,” he stated closing week. “It is superb how briskly time flies… What amazes me, and Suzette, my circle of relatives, A.B., is that 26 years later and the general public nonetheless recalls Selena. They have not let cross of her. They are looking forward to a challenge like this to return out, and I do know it is going to be neatly won via the general public.” 

Selena won a Grammy Award on March 1, 1994 in New York at Radio Town Tune Corridor.

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Quintanilla stated there is a “distinctive” component of the album: Recordings of Selena when she was once 13 years outdated had been digitally up to date to sound as though she was once 23 years outdated – the age Selena was once ahead of she was once killed in 1995.  

“My son labored on Selena’s voice with the computer systems and for those who concentrate to it, she sounds in this recordings like she did proper ahead of she kicked the bucket,” he stated. 

The one holdup is the paintings that can be paired with the album, consistent with Quintanilla. Suzette Quintanilla, Selena’s sister, may have a task in that a part of the challenge, he stated. 

Selena At The Houston Astrodome
Selena pictured in a carriage all through a efficiency on the Houston Farm animals Display & Rodeo on the Houston Astrodome, Houston, Texas, February 26, 1995. The efficiency was once her closing ahead of her homicide the next month.

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CBS Information reached out to Warner Tune Staff for remark, however didn’t instantly pay attention again. 

March 31 marks the twenty seventh anniversary of Selena’s dying. She received the most productive Mexican-American album Grammy for “Are living” and had a number of U.S. hits, and he or she was once going to go over the English-language pop marketplace ahead of she was once murdered via Yolanda Saldivar, the president of her fan membership. Saldivar is serving a existence sentence.

Nonetheless, Selena stays well-liked as of late and her track continues to resonate all the way through North and South The usa. She has greater than 6 million listeners every month on Spotify and her upward push to repute was once the topic of a Netflix sequence launched in 2020. 

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