EXCLUSIVE: Spain’s Hottest Singer, Buika Heads to the U.S.
By Grace Bastidas | 10/13/2010 - 10:17

Afro-Spanish singer Buika is kicking off a stateside tour this Friday in Chicago and if her last album, El Último Trago is any indication, she’s bound to unleash a torrent of raw emotion that will make you feel completely vulnerable. That’s the effect Buika has on everyone, including her good friend Pedro Almodóvar, who wrote the liner notes in the CD. We recently sat down with the 37-year-old songstress to talk lyrics, love and heartbreak. Here’s what she had to say:    


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Can You Feel Buika’s Flamenco Fusion?
By Grace Bastidas | 08/21/2009 - 14:00

Watching Concha
Buika
perform is akin to having an outer body experience. The Afro-Spanish
singer laid her heart out on Thursday night at Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors
festival, and the emotion was palpable. She sang (and wailed) about love. The
kind that makes you want to cry, scream, slash tires and do all sorts of crazy
things. And the audience was electrified. We watched with mouths agape and
goose bumps all over as she mixed flamenco, jazz and Cuban music to create
something extraordinary.


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