Monsieur Periné Respond to TikTok Success With New Single ‘Volverte A Ver’| 10 February, 2022
Just like their big band Latin swing sound, Monsieur Periné appear to be a band whose trajectory breaks the rules. Late last year, with millions of people worldwide still stuck at home during the pandemic, their very first single, “Nuestra Canción” (originally released in 2015), became the soundtrack for TikTok users needing a shot of serotonin. The algorithms, it seemed, worked in the group’s favour, ensuring that the track soon took over the streaming platforms too. But there’s much more to Monsieur Periné than a one-hit TikTok trend, they have been enchanting audience since they burst into life with their energetic, eye-catching shows, are regular Latin Grammy nominees, and released an Andean version of Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” just last year, showing that they are willing to mix things up.
For singer Catalina Garcia and guitarist Santiago Prieto, this unexpected TikTok success saw them rethink their entire writing and producing approach. Penned and created in just four days, “Volverte A Ver” is the first single from the band’s next album. A celebration of loved ones and people who are far away, interspersed with a full-bodied horn section and choppy guitar riffs, it has the same infectious energy and sing-along vibes that form part of Monsieur Periné’s style. This is music for pure enjoyment, and to sing along to.
TikTok sensations don’t come around everyday, a fact that the group are well aware of, but it’s certainly placed them firmly on the map. For now, Monsieur Periné have started a new campaign to accompany the launch of their latest work: #Reencuentros, using social media to celebrate and connect with family, friends and contacts that you may not have seen for a while.
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