Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Natalia LaFourcade is a multi-instrumentalist for guitar, bass, piano, ukulele, flute and saxophone (Portal / Mario Anzuoni).
Nobody can deny the delicate, powerful and overwhelming voice Natalia Lafourcade as its versatile and broad creative capacity. Since her debut in indie pop, her stint in Latin pop, and her utterly beautiful and highly regarded tribute to Latin music, they have made her one of the most sought-after collaborators of Kevin Johansen, Lila Downs, Pepe Aguilar, Ximena Sariñana and dozens more .
But there was a collaboration that was rejected but He asked not to give in to his compatriot Paulina Rubio.
That must have happened sometime after Brava!, the Golden Girls’ tenth studio album and their sixth international tour (2011-2012). By this time Lafourcade had released her fifth album, the homage to Agustín Lara, Mujer divina, and was already recognized as one of the best composers on the music scene, as was her boyfriend Daniela Azpiazúfrom María Daniela and her laser sound.
“Originally (the song) we wanted to compose it for Paulina Rubio, because at that time we were trying a bit to compose songs for other artists. We received an invitation to do this song, so I said to Daniela: ‘Come to my house, we’ll take some wines and compose her song for Paulina,'” Natalia said honestly in a special edition of Hasta la raíz published in 2015 has been published.
The friends saw each other, and between drinks they began telling each other their lovesickness until they Eventually Never Is Enough came out and when they heard it was finished they decided that this work would not be for Paulina or anyone else.
“It would be our song sung either by her with María Daniela and her laser sound or by me with my Natalia Lafourcade project and well I was lucky enough to have it, it’s a song I really like ’cause it’s honest and simple, it is what it is,” says the Grammy and Latin Grammy winner.
The song became the second single from her fifth album and has to do with those emotions of a dysfunctional relationship, says the performer, “never feeling completely satisfied in a relationship where you’re constantly wanting a little bit more because what already, it doesn’t give you stability or you don’t feel good”.
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That’s how much emotion a video should have that reflects the same frustration of wear and tear, so he thought of Tenoch Huerta, whom he met through the film Güeros and worked on the soundtrack for. Diana Lein and Gustavo Sánchez Parra were also involved in the clip.
Lein and Parra represent the extreme happiness, love, tenderness and sweetness experienced in a relationship, while the other, that of Lafourcade and Huerta, represents aggressiveness, anger, resentment and jealousy.
The heartbreaking story told by Natalia Lafourcade in Hasta la raíz won Latin Grammys 2015’s Latin Music Record of the Year.