Santana’s New Album “Africa Speaks” Debuts At #3 On Billboard Top 200 | Announces New Tour Dates for 2019

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Santana’s Thrilling New Album ‘Africa Speaks’ Debuts At #3 On Billboard Top 200

LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Music legend Carlos Santana‘s new album Africa Speaks, out now via Concord Records, has debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Santana surpassed the Rolling Stones and, along with Barbara Streisand, is one of only two music acts in Billboard history to score at least one Top Ten album for six consecutive decades from the 1960s on. This is Santana’s third Top Ten release this decade and his highest charting debut since 2005’s All That I Am. Additionally, Africa Speaks debuted #1 on both the Billboard Rock Albums and Billboard Latin Albums charts.

Santana has amassed an iconic body of work by pioneering a unique fusion of rock, Latin and jazz. On Africa Speaks, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist goes deeper and further than ever before to create one of his most groundbreaking albums yet. Inspired by the melodies, sounds and rhythms of Africa, he enlisted legendary producer Rick Rubin, convened with his band at Rubin’s Shangri La Studios in Malibu, and recorded an astonishing number of tracks, many of them in one take. Another dramatic element in the creation of Africa Speaks came in the form of Spanish singer Buika, whose heavenly lead vocals cast a magical spell throughout the album.

Carlos Santana said, “It is an honor to share my hearts music with the world. This music gives people hope and courage. We call it mystical medicine music for a twisted, crooked world. The incredible synergy between Buika, Cindy Blackman Santana, the magnificent Santana Band, Rick Rubin and Concord Records made this masterpiece of joy come to fruition. Now more than ever, this is the consciousness that the world needs.”

Photo Credit: Maryanne Bilham

Africa Speaks track listing:

1. Africa Speaks (4:47)
2. Batonga (5:43)
3. Oye Este Mi Canto (5:58)
4. Yo Me Lo Merezco (6:12)
5. Blue Skies (9:08)
6. Paraísos Quemados (5:59)
7. Breaking Down The Door (4:30)
8. Los Invisibles (5:54)
9. Luna Hechicera (4:47)
10. Bembele (5:51)
11. Candombe Cumbele (5:36)

Supernatural Now Tour Dates:
Jun 20 2019 – FivePoint Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA, United States
Jun 22 2019 – Ak-Chin Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ, United States
Jun 23 2019 – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre – San Diego (Chula Vista), CA,
Jun 242019 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA
Jun 262019 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
Jun 27 2019 – Toyota Amphitheatre – Wheatland, CA
Jun 29 2019 – White River Amphitheatre – Auburn, WA
Jun 30 2019 – Sunlight Supply Amphitheater – Ridgefield (Portland, OR), WA
Jul 02 2019 – USANA Amphitheatre – Salt Lake City (West Valley City), UT
Jul 03 2019 – Pepsi Center – Denver, CO
Jul 06 2019 – Dos Equis Pavilion – Dallas, TX,
Jul 07 2019 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX,
Jul 09 2019 – Austin360 Amphitheater – Austin, TX,
Jul 11 2019 – Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO
Jul 12 2019 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO
Aug 03 2019 – Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN
Aug 04 2019 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago (Tinley Park), IL
Aug 06 2019 – Budweiser Stage – Toronto, ON, Canada
Aug 07 2019 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland (Cuyahoga Falls), OH
Aug 09 2019 – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center – Indianapolis (Noblesville), IN
Aug 10 2019 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
Aug 11 2019 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
Aug 13 2019 – PNC Music Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
Aug 14 2019 – Jiffy Lube Live – Washington, DC
Aug 17 2019 – Bethel Woods Center For The Arts – Bethel, NY
Aug 18 2019 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
Aug 20 2019 – Xfinity Center – Boston (Mansfield), MA
Aug 21 2019 – XFINITY Theatre – Hartford, CT
Aug 23 2019 – Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga, NY
Aug 24 2019 – BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
Aug 25 2019 – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY

Santana on the web:
Official Site: www.santana.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/carlossantana
Instagram: www.instagram.com/carlossantana
Twitter: www.twitter.com/santanacarlos
YouTube: www.youtube.com/santanaofficial

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