Manu Chao vuelve a la actividad con “Viva Tu”

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Manu Chao returns to activity with “Viva Tu”

Manu Chao returns to the musical scene after a few years taking refuge in simplicity, with the premiere of the new single “Viva Tu”. And he announces his first new solo album in seventeen years.

Upon his return, we can notice how the spontaneous and free essence of the author is still valid. As always, he composed his songs from small “bits” of his surroundings. In “Viva Tu”, Manu Chao sings in rumba mode to his neighbors in Barcelona and other places, created instinctively and without a defined work process. The theme also talks about self-acceptance, knowing yourself and valuing yourself. As he has stated, for him accidents can become songs, and that is how this new beginning has been defined.

The song is accompanied by a video clip. This reflects a simple life without too many pretensions, representing simplicity, simplicity and complicity between people in a fast-paced world. It is an ode to the slowdown of daily life, which aims to lead to a rapprochement between body and soul. A work that maintains the Chao essence, present from the beginning with “Clandestine” (98) or “Next station: Hope” (01). “Viva Tu” marks the beginning of a new stage in the Catalan’s discography and music. As he has announced, it is not an orphan song, but the promise of an album. It should be remembered that, in 2022, she published “Inna Reggae Style” next to Chalart58.

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