A political testimony to the massive student protests occurring in Chile and around the world, ‘Shock,’ is a musical snapshot of the current milieu of unrest. “Writing this song, I was inspired by these social movements, writing from my perspective as a mother, musician and citizen. I thought it was important to pay homage to these protesters.”[youtube K30p2Slnap0 nolink]
The buzz behind ‘La Bala’ has been building since Tijoux’s debut ‘1977’ bubbled up from an underground sensation into mainstream recognition, with features on the hit TV show ‘Breaking Bad’ and the soundtrack to the EA Sports’ videogame FIFA ‘11. Profiled on MTV Tr3s’ “Descubre & Download” and invited to perform on NPR’s influential “Tiny Desk Concert” series, Ana Tijoux’s “1977” was also featured as the iTunes “Single Of The Week” and was one of Radiohead’s Thom Yorke’s favorite tracks, with more than 1 million views on YouTube. ‘La Bala’ is available for pre-order on Amazon.com.