La Linea - Border (Narada)
Border forges a bridge between cultures and time. It's a collection of stirring songs inspired by border life, the plight of migrant workers, and the hardships endured by indigenous peoples. Accompanied by pre-Colombian and Mexican folk instruments, Downs infuses jazz, gospel, and hip hop influences into traditional cumbias, creating powerful music in any language. The artist dedicates this recording to the Mexican migrants, to the spirits of those who have died crossing the line.
"Exotic beauty and startling voice...Lila Downs is a reflection of a 21st century world culture where ethnicity and national boundaries blur."
- Los Angeles Times
"One of the most spellbinding voices to grace the world music scene." - Billboard
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