Alejandro Sanz Gets Cozy with Eva Longoria Parker

“It’s not a bad day’s work when you have to cuddle in bed with Alejandro Sanz to keep warm,” said Eva Longoria Parker. The “desperate housewife” plays the Spanish singer’s love interest in the video for “Desde cuándo” from the Paraíso Express album.

In the video, we see the starry-eyed pair romp around in a cabin, ride bicycles together and share a warm drink on a cold winter’s day. It all looks very cozy but, according to the 41-year-old crooner, the passion didn’t just come naturally: “At first it was a little hard getting into a romantic mood because we know each other really well, we laugh and are good friends but as soon as we got into the roles, it was really nice and she taught me a lot.”

It didn’t take much convincing to get Longoria Parker involved in the shoot. “Alejandro asked me a couple of months before his album came out if I would be in one of his videos and I said ‘YES’ before I knew the song or the concept,” said the Tejana actress. “As a human being and as a person, he’s an amazing spirit, amazing soul. I was honored to be able to do anything with Alejandro.”

Check out this behind-the-scenes shoot of the video, which includes more insight from the pals:

 

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Grace Bastidas, Deputy Editor

Born and raised in Queens, New York, where more languages are spoken than anywhere in the world, Grace Bastidas is Latina’s Deputy Editor. She oversees lifestyle content, including topics as diverse as career, health and relationships, and occasionally writes about her own experiences in The Good Life section. As a writer, Grace’s work has appeared in The New York TimesNew York magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Travel + Leisure. She is fluent in Spanish.

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