Miguel Bose on His 'MTV Unplugged' Special: 'It Was Now or Never'
"It was now or never," Miguel Bosé said about recording his MTV Unplugged album/series during a private screening of the production at the London Hotel in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Oct. 4).
After being offered to record an Unplugged back in 1993 and then again in 2004, it wasn't until two years ago that the Spanish crooner agreed to record the special with MTV. The reason: "I decided it was time. I was actually very scared to record it because the sound of my music is not acoustic at all, but the result was spectacular," Bosé told Billboard exclusively.
Featuring Latin superstars like Fonseca, Juanes, Natalia Lafourcade, Marco Antonio Solis, Pablo Alborán, Maná and Ximena Sariñana, the singer/songwriter gives his fans a visually stunning production set in Mexico City where he sings new versions of his classics including "Te amaré," "Bambú," "Amiga," "Nena," "La Chula," "Olvídame tú" and "Gulliver."
"The artists I feature on the Unplugged are really good friends of mine and artists that I admire. I would never do a duet with someone I don't know personally or have a friendship with," he says.
Aside from hearing his classics and biggest hits, the Unplugged album will also include two new tracks: "Estaré" and "Dime que diré." The concert will air on MTV Latin America on Thursday, while the album is set to drop Friday.