Puerto Rican artist Ricky Martin will premiere this Thursday with the Mexican group Reik their new song and video, Sometimes good and sometimes badwhich will be included in their next “EP” (medium length album), “Play”, which will be released on May 20.
“This song is very special, I love it. It’s very romantic and it kind of takes me back to the beginning of my career.” Martin said in a press release.
The Puerto Rican artist explained that Sometimes good and sometimes bad It was recorded at the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, but they decided that “it had to come out at the right time, not before or after and finally here it is”.
“I really wanted to work with Reik, they are an extremely talented group and both they and I hope they receive it with the same love with which we made it. I’m crazy to sing it live.” assured.
In the meantime, Jesus Navarro, of Reik, He stressed that Martin “is one of the most complete and enormous artists in terms of talent and range, and we have been his fan for many years.”
“Being able to collaborate with him for the first time is something very special for us and more so with a song as honest as this one”, highlighted.
In Sometimes good and sometimes badAs the statement describes, Martin and Reik “include us in the feeling they share in common in the absence of a special person, reminding us that it is ‘easy to love, but difficult to forget'”.
The song was composed by Martin, Pablo Preciado, Pedro Capó, Ignacio “Kiko” Cibrían, Julio Ramírez Juvelo, Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres, who are also responsible for producing the song.
The song, which marks the first collaboration between Martin and Reik, will be released today at 18:00 (22:00 GMT) on all music platforms, while the video will be released at the same time on the artist’s YouTube channel. puerto rican
The video was directed by the Costa Rican director and photographer Daniela Vesco and filmed in Puerto Rico, and features the performance of the Spanish model Ángela Ponce, known for being the first transgender woman crowned as Miss Spain.
“Angela immediately came to mind that we started working on the treatment of the video”, Martin pointed out.
“She is a symbol of success, equality and the work she has done on behalf of our community around the world has been extremely important. A song as beautiful as this should have a beautiful woman like her as a model “Held.
This new single comes after Another Night in LA., another song that will be included in “Play”.
This release comes in parallel with Martin’s nominations for the next edition of the Latin American Music Awards in the categories of “Tour of the Year” and “Favorite Social Artist” and the Billboard Music Awards for “Best Latin Tour.”
Equally, Livin La Vida Locaone of Martin’s greatest hits, will be entered this week among 25 songs, albums, historic recordings, and even a podcast, in the US National Recording Registry at the US Library of Congress. (I)