SANTANA SHARES NEW TRACK “LOS INVISIBLES” FROM HIS FORTHCOMING ALBUM AFRICA SPEAKS
The iconic guitarist and his expert band, augmented by Spanish singer Buika, team with legendary producer Rick Rubin
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Carlos Santana has shared a new track “Los Invisibles,” from his upcoming album, Africa Speaks, on Concord Records. Listen here as Santana’s otherworldly, wah-driven solos take flight on the stomping groove of “Los Invisibles.” To watch the animated cover for the track, click here.
Enlisting legendary producer Rick Rubin, the iconic guitarist and his eight-piece band (which also includes Santana’s wife, Cindy Blackman Santana, on drums), convened at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu, and in a joyous and stimulating 10-day period they recorded an astonishing number of tracks, many of them in one take.
Another dramatic element in the creation of “Los Invisibles” came in the form of Spanish singer Buika, whose heavenly lead vocals cast a magical spell throughout the album. Santana, now 50 years into his remarkable career, has succeeded in creating a compelling, energy infused album. A vision that transcends generational, cultural and geographical boundaries. It will rank as one of his most important and memorable works.