Ana Tijoux: “Vengo”
Back in 2009 Chilean/French emcee Ana Tijoux had a breakout hit with her single “1977,” which was the high point of her excellent album of the same name. Two years later, however, 2011’s La Bala, while strong, just didn’t have a single that really packed the same kind of punch (though the record was actually very well received by critics). On first listen though, her new single “Vengo” from her forthcoming record (also of the same name) sounds like it could be the hard hitting tune that could raise her profile another notch (as “1977” did when it was featured in Breaking Bad). The song features Tijoux’s always flawlessly confident cadence over a terrific beat comprised of aggressive horn and flute hooks. “Vengo” has me excited to hear the rest of the album which will be available on March 18th via Nacional Records.