Fermín Cabanillas I Sevilla, (EFE) of three Latin Grammys maintains that “the purpose of every artist is to connect with people live.”
It arrives precisely when it has just been on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine in Spanish, and is eagerly preparing its stops in Madrid (May 9, Sala El Sol), Valencia (May 11, Sala Jerusalem), Seville (May 12, May, Sala Malandar) and Barcelona (May 14, Sala La Nau), where the creator of ‘Calma’, a seven times platinum record, wants to become the link with more concerts in Europe.
With all these ingredients, he does not hide that he is “happy and excited as never before, because everything that we are going to show now is the result of a lot of effort, and of getting ahead after the pandemic, which fell on us and locked us in our homes” .
Pedro Capó, with his feet on the ground, prepares his concerts in a very conscientious way, because the purpose of every artist “is to connect with people, because that is what we all like, the energetic exchange with the public.”
Grateful after the pandemic
He looks back, to March 2020, and remembers that, within the health problem caused by the pandemic, even he appreciated the pause that it brought about in his career, “because we came from an unnatural way of life. I woke up in one city, got up in another, and I had a rhythm of life that I thought was for a few months and it didn’t stop, so I appreciated the rest”.
Now, however, “I am grateful to return to the airports, to get on planes and celebrate music with the public, and show my gratitude”, and he looks forward to May especially excited, because “in Spain everything has always been very beautiful, and it is a country that gives me a space to connect with people”, and he does not stop remembering that “it always welcomes me very well, with wonderful delicacies, rich wines and bohemian music that is inspired by the skin”.
Regarding what he has prepared for the live show, he says that it will show “a new dynamic”, and recalls “how beautiful it is to have a new band dynamic, locked up in Puerto Rico rehearsing, and what we are going to propose is a small but very intense format. ”.
“We are going to take a walk through the entire musical career, and I have to admit that the most difficult thing is to know which songs are good and which are not”, he explains, and thinks about the next appointments that will come after being in Spain, Germany or England. , and he is even very excited about receiving his fourth Grammy in Seville in November, “and celebrating my birthday in that city, because it is almost a tradition to celebrate it coinciding with the gala.”
One last reference to the Rolling Stone cover, which he considers “a huge achievement”, and jokes that it will be difficult to get a copy of the magazine considering “the amount my mother bought”.
The work that serves as the basis for the tour, ‘La Neta’, was published on December 2 on all digital platforms, and it is a fifth studio album, and its name alludes to the truth, a word that defines this album. which Capó himself describes as his most personal work.
The Puerto Rican musician has nine million monthly listeners on Spotify, and more than 3.5 billion views on audio and video platforms, and with more than five million followers on social networks, he is one of the most relevant singer-songwriters that Puerto Rico has produced. Rich in the last decade.
He has collaborated on hits such as ‘Calma’ with Farruko, ‘Cae de Una’ with Ricky Martin, ‘Tutu’ with Camilo, ‘Tu Fanático’ with Nicki Nicole, or ‘Perdiendo La Cabeza’ with Carlos Rivera and Becky G. EFE