The Brazilian Roberto Carlos published today “Regreso”, the first single of what will be his new album of songs unpublished in Spanish in 25 years, reported today his record label Sony Music Latin-Iberia.
“‘Regreso’ is an unprecedented ballad that sounds like a classic and contemplates the essence of Roberto Carlos,” the label said in a statement.
The next album of the musician has been produced by the president and executive director of Sony Music Latin-Iberia, Afo Verde, and will be composed of ten tracks, four of them of new composition and the other six edited for the first time in Spanish.
Four times winner of the Latin Grammy and of a Grammy, Roberto Carlos has sold more than 125 million albums and is the only Brazilian artist that has commercialized more than the Beatles or Elvis Presley.
In the late 1960s, the singer changed his style to become the most successful romantic artist in his native country, collaborating in the composition of some of the best known songs of this style, which are classics in Latin America as ” Details “,” Jesus Christ “,” Emotions “and” What will become of you “.
In the 1980s, Roberto Carlos began recording in English and French, after doing so in Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
In 2015, the year in which he celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first recording in Spanish, the singer was named Person of the Year by the Latin Recording Academy and recognized for his entire career at the Billboard Latin Awards.