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Animal 03:56
Rayo de luna, rayos de sol Traeme fortuna pa mi dolor
Yo no quiero dinero mama, ya me sabes muy bien Yo no quiero los juegos jamas ya me sabes muy bien Orgullo tenia y plata tambien Coches y ropa dinero me sobra Esas cositas no son de cualquiera Orgullo tenia y plata tambien Coches y ropa tequila me sobra Esas cositas no valen la pena Solo quiero darte amor ante de que te vayas La luz q me das, la quiero para tras Seria incapaz no puedo vivir esta vida, seria tan frio sin tu calorcito
Baila chico chango se despertó tu gran amor siempre haces lo q quiere, hay comprale otra flor chango chango en el arbor, encontrando la razón aaa la viste caminando te pusiste tan loco Te hace daño chico, preguntale al sol mas te vale estar junto con tu amor te quita el tiempo se come tu plátano te enseña caminar mal camino bailando gozando sonando el chico chango va… Resulta q te vas sin pensarlo mas confundido q te vaya bien quizás la chula sopla besos te enderezas bailando con el fuego cuidado te quemas


The new album was recorded between Dec 2019-March 2020.

The first song release was ANIMAL

The second song LA LUZ (Cumbia Mix)

The third release IZQUIERDA

The fourth release CHICO CHANGO

The fifth release CARIÑO

New releases will follow every three to four weeks via Spotify, Apple Music, GooglePlay, and YouTube. Downloadable songs will be available through the band’s Bandcamp site and everywhere digital media is sold. More links and information at www.essofunk.com.

Amid the industry-changing arch of COVID-19, Chicago’s ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat are facing the growing challenges associated with performing and releasing new music. Having recently completed the follow up to their critically acclaimed 2017 album JUNTOS, the band was poised to release and tour their new record this year. However, the reverberating paradigm shift of the music and performance industry, has it quickly pivoting to find creative release approaches online. To that end, ESSO decided to handle the release of their new album a bit differently from past productions. “We’ve decided to release one song per month and maintain a steady stream of new material from the new album online,” said ESSO’s frontman and producer, Armando Pérez. “Each new song will have a specific intention and an online video component included with each release. It’s a different world for performers now and we hope to make our new work available over time with a sensitivity to the new musical landscape and environment - locally and globally.”

More at essofunk.com


released May 8, 2020

Produced by Armando Pérez for Sonic Octopus Records
Recorded at Belmont Electric Studios Chicago IL
Mixed + mastered by Rollin Weary
All music and lyrics written by Armando Pérez with additional lyrics and arrangements by Diana Mosquera, Sonia Sotello, Kevin Miller, Matthew Davis, Logan Lu, Puerko Pitzotl, AQ, Dan Lieber, Juan Lugo, JC Delgado, Willy, Stu Seale, Aaron Feder, Elianne Nacimiento, Sonia Sotello
Cover foto by AP. Fantasy Bunker Publications. ASCAP Copyright 2020
www.essofunk.com @mandochilly @essofunk


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ÉSSO Chicago, Illinois

ESSO is the bilingual fusion dance band project of Mexican-American songwriter and producer, Armando Pérez. Modern urban tropical.

ESSO es la creación musical del compositor y productor mexicano-estadounidense, Armando Pérez. Música tropical urbana moderna.
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