Iconic Mexican artist Juan Gabriel, one of Latin music’s most recognized acts, is finishing up his highly anticipated studio album Los Dúo (The Duets).
Today, we finally got word on Gabriel’s first single: his worldwide hit “Querida.” What makes this song special this time? Well, Gabriel invited globally recognized Latin rock superstar Juanes to vocally accompany him for this special recording.
The song — which was originally released in 1984 — features perfectly synchronized vocals with new hues and nuances while still retaining the original sounds.
“It has been an honor for me to sing ‘Querida,’ one of Juan Gabriel’s most emblematic songs,” Juanes said. At the same time Gabriel said to Juanes: “Thank you for singing and recording this timeless & beloved song.”
Watch the new “Querida” video below, also released on Tuesday (Jan. 13):
The album, Los Dúo, will be out Feb. 10.