Isabel Marie Sanchez released her third album, XOXO, Hugs & Kisses, on Tuesday, August 28.
The album is the first released since the 15-year-old singer won Best New Female Artist at the Tejano Music Awards in 2017. It’s the follow-up to her hugely successful sophomore album, Sígueme, released in June 2017.
This 10-song disc is full of pleasant surprises, including the participation of Abraham”Mr. Q” Quintanilla as producer.
The album showcases songs penned by amazing songwriters Abraham Quintanilla, Ricky Vela, Alberto Aguilera Valadez, Teddy Randazzo, Cynthia Nilson, Aaron Prieto, and Luis Medina.
XOXO – Hugs & Kisses also features Grammy winning musicians A.B. Quintanilla III on bass and Ricky Vela on keyboards. Other featured performers include back up vocalist Rita Bernal. Talented musician Noe Nieto Jr., on accordion, bajo sexto, drums and percussion, with programming by Nieto, Chris Dominguez and Brian “Red” Moore. Trumpet and fluglehorn by Ram Anaya, trombone by Noe Cepeda and guitar by Moore and Rafael Collado.
Isabel Marie released her debut album, New Girl In Town, in March 2016. She recently released her live concert DVD, Isabel Marie and the Vibe Live In Concert, in May.
XOXO – Hugs & Kisses is available now at major digital platforms.
LISTEN: “XOXO Hugs & Kisses” — Isabel Marie