Christian Lopez will make his debut Grand Ole Opry efficiency set for January 27, 2024. The announcement follows the discharge of Lopez’ file Magdalena.
“The universe has a means of peeling again the layers to both break us down or give us readability,” says Lopez. “ It was a yr in the past this previous April that I misplaced my little brother to a fentanyl overdose in West Virginia, and it’s been a yr since I married the love of my life. I’ve felt love and loss that I by no means would’ve anticipated this early in my journey, however now as I become old, my solely objective is to depart behind the purest type of what I can do and provides. This album is simply that … no frills, no cowrites, no studio band, no compromises … Simply me.”
Christian Lopez is an artist who places all of his eggs in a single basket. The singer-songwriter spent the final 2 years in a tiny New Mexican city known as, Magdalena, writing and recording in a small adobe casita, on a mission to conjure the purest sounds and songs from the deepest depths of himself. With the assistance of producer, Robert Adam Stevenson, who additionally produced Lopez’s final undertaking The Different Facet (2021), and drummer Carl Thomson, Christian delivers a brand new full-length album laced with a few of Lopez’s hardest, most joyful, and most religious songs to this point. Lopez’s work was interrupted in April 2022 when his little brother tragically overdosed on fentanyl in his hometown of Martinsburg, West Virginia. Heartbroken, Lopez shifted his outlook to deal with one mission: “to depart one thing actual behind.. “.. Magdalena, his fourth full-length album, is simply that, with the illustration of Lopez’s always altering state, his acoustic guitar taking part in, hovering vocals, and songs that focus much less on a hook and extra about hooking you to a sense. You possibly can say Christian Lopez has come a good distance since his 2014 Dave Cobb-produced debut, however now age 27, he’s really simply getting began.