The singer Israel Fernandez surprises with a version of “Bye, me gone”, by Bad Bunnyin addition to its own theme in the Apple Home Session.
Israel Fernandez features two singles for Apple Music via the Apple Home Session format. The first theme is a version of the theme of Bad Bunny “Bye, me gone” and the second is a version of “Caminos y Vereas”, belonging to the singer’s latest album.
In the first of the singles, Fernandez he dares to cover the Puerto Rican Bad Bunny. The man from La Mancha shows that he is not afraid to mix genres as distant as flamenco and reggaeton. The singer himself states that “In searching for a song to cover, I wanted to bet on genres far from what could be considered most natural for me. Therefore, I immersed myself in urban music and reggaeton.” Regarding the choice of the specific topic, Fernandez adds that “Thanks to a friend’s recommendation, I discovered “Bye me gone” by Bad Bunny; I liked its lyrics and melody: I thought it could fit into the flamenco universe. “My approach to this topic was from absolute respect towards the author, considering this exercise as an act of love and companionship.”
In addition to this striking version, Israel Fernandez He has also released a song more typical of his discography for Apple Music. This is “Caminos y Vereas”, a song that belongs to his latest work “Pure blood”. The singer from La Mancha clarifies his process for covering his own song: “In the creation of my album “Pure blood”, we recorded “Caminos y Vereas” for tangos. For Apple Music Home Session, we worked on a cover of the same song; in this case, based on a beautiful composition to the rhythm of Guaguancó de Diego del Morao“
The last album of Israel Fernandez, “Pure blood” It is nominated for the Latin Grammy in the category of best flamenco music album of the year. The singer is presenting his album on a tour of the United States and Canada. At the beginning of next year, “Pure blood” will take you to visit European cities, among which is Barcelona (January 18, Liceu de Barcelona)its only confirmed stop in Spain.
Tickets are now available to see Israel Fernandez in Barcelona through this link.