Ajijic Singer Yasmin Saavedra releases her debut album to international acclaim
The major American music website IndiePulseMusic reviewed a preview copy of the 12-song CD, calling it “a stunning debut album that shimmers with promise.
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Patrick O’Heffernan, Ajijic (JAL).- Yanin Saavedra formally released her much-anticipated debut album, Búsqueda, at a CD party in Guadalajara’s Creaturas Anónimas venue Thursday night. Reviews of the album are ecstatic, predicting that Saavedra will continue her ascent as singer-songwriter. The album was previously previewed at a private event in Ajijic and some of the songs have been available online for weeks.
The major American music website IndiePulseMusic reviewed a preview copy of the 12-song CD, calling it “a stunning debut album that shimmers with promise.” The California-based Music Junkie Press said “the album Búsqueda stands on its own as a work of musical artistry but promises much more to come”. In the United Kingdom, the music platform Artist Echoes said Saavedra’s Búsqueda” is a debut album that capitalizes on her outlier voice and shimmers with wonder.” In international music site Vents wrote that when you listen to Búsqueda “your ears are in the presence of a unique and exquisite talent.”
Saavedra is well-known in Lakeside where she teaches music in schools and plays in local venues like La Mezcaleria and in her hometown, Guadalajara. She has toured Mexico and Europe, playing festivals and clubs and even streets across the Continent. Influenced by traditional sound from around the world and contemporary Latin music she writes original songs with an up-to-the-minute Latin flavor and a global mixture of traditional rhythms and sensibilities.
The album is available for download or streaming on Bandcamp at https://yanin.bandcamp.com/album/b-squeda