Mexican multilingual singer-songwriter Sofia Reyes drops new album ‘Mal De Amores’ and music video ‘Marte’ featuring Argentine singer Maria Becerra
Reyes also premiered the music video for “Marte” featuring Maria Becerra. Mexico and Argentina’s top artists teamed up for the sci-fi video. Mal De Amores features Reyes’ biggest hits and 9 new songs that explore multiple genres.
Mal De Amores was released through Warner Latina and Bakab Productions. The album was executive produced by Reyes’ longtime manager and music mogul Charlie Guerrero. The album includes 17 songs that Reyes’ co-wrote, including the Mexican singer’s global hits. “1, 2, 3” with Jason Derulo and De La Ghettohas over 437 million streams on Spotify. The music video has over 677 million views on YouTube. “R.I.P.” with Anitta and Rita Ora has over 198 million streams on Spotify and 199 million views on YouTube.
Sofia Reyes shares, “I understood that through a Mal De Amor (Love Sickness), that I was learning to love,” Reyes says. The album describes the past five years of Reyes’ life where she experienced four loving relationships and some heartbreaks along the way.
Marte, the refreshing pop song with elements of reggaeton was produced by Thom Bridges, who helped Reyes shape the sound of her album. Reyes wrote the song with Bridges and 2022 GRAMMY nominee Karen Sotomayor as well as with Maria. Reyes and Becerra teamed up for a girl power anthem about finding their strength after a breakup. In the sci-fi music video, the two singers look stunning as they sing among a landscape of planet Mars. “‘Marte’ celebrates the courage that comes from being vulnerable and putting limits on what hurts you. Release yourself,” Reyes says.
In June, Reyes joined forces with Puerto Rican singer Pedro Capó for “Casualidad.” The music video has over 25 million views on YouTube and more than 23 million views on Facebook. Mal De Amores also features new collaborations with regional Mexican artists Adriel Favela and Danny Felix in “Amigos,” The Change in “24/7,” and artist and mexican producer Leon Leiden in “Limones.” The nine new songs are fresh and feature genres like bachata in “La Bachata,” cumbia in “Palo Santo,” and reggaeton in “A Tu Manera (Corbata)” with Jhay Cortez, among other sounds.
Global DJ Kygo invited Reyes to the F1 Grand Prix in Mexico City where she sang his hit song “Firestone.” Another electronic music icon, David Guetta, invited Reyes to record a Latin version of his hit “Family” with A Boogie Wit A Hoodie. Last year, Reyes also collaborated with Imanbek, Sean Paul, Sia, and Diane Warren.
The album also saw press accolades from Paste Magazine, Vinyl Factory, Soul Bounce, HYPEBEAST, Cool Hunting, Complex, and from NPR, with Moonchild’s Tiny Desk Session logging 4 million views.
Reyes has surpassed 11 million monthly listeners on Spotify and has more than 4 million followers across all her social media platforms. On Spotify and YouTube, she has over 1 billion views and 1 billion streams.