The dreams of Karla Christina have come true for the Tejano newcomer with the release of her debut album Soñadora and the Nevada singer’s recent move to San Antonio to pursue a full-time music career.
Karla Christina burst on the scene with the release of “Que Lo Sepan,” a song that was included on The Espinoza Experience album from Florida songwriter and producer Jonathan Espinoza. Now, Karla Christina released her debut album produced by Espinoza.
“Working with him again obviously was an incredible experience, very professional and just so talented and I’m just honored to be able to work with him again at this level and him producing my debut album for me,” Karla Christina tells Tejano Nation.
The album’s title, Soñadora, has special meaning for the vocalist, who turns 37-years-old this year.
“I feel like I’ve always been dreaming,” she said. “This has been my dream since I was a child. Poco a poquito (little by little) dreams have been coming true throughout the years, some came true as a kid, some have been coming true more recently and I just feel now more than ever that you should never stop dreaming and I think a lot of us as kids are big dreamers. These are things that I’ve been dreaming of since I was three years old, so that’s why we wanted to title it that.”
“There’s a little bit of everything on the album,” added Karla Christina. “I think people will definitely find to love it all or definitely find that they’ll have a favorite song or something like that, there’s a variety.”
Karla Christina decided to move her life to the Tejano Music Capital of the World, San Antonio, Texas, this month to continue her adventure of amplifying her music career.
“I moved to San Antonio to pursue more of those dreams along with this Tejano journey that I am on now,” she said. “I’m just very grateful for the entire experience and it all happened when ‘Que Lo Sepan’ happened and now I’m here and I can’t believe it.”
The talented vocalist from Reno, Nevada, connected to the project when her drummer reached out to veteran Tejano musician Aaron Holler after he posted an Instagram story searching for a female singer to be a part of the Espinoza project. Karla Christina was selected by Espinoza to add her voice to “Que Lo Sepan.”
“It’s really a crazy story,” said Karla Christina, who has been singing since she was a little girl. “Music is my life, it’s my passion. I’ve just always been looking for an opportunity, sometimes you knock on doors and those doors don’t open. This all just kind of fell in place and I’m so excited and so grateful.”
Soñadora from Karla Christina is available to stream or download on all digital music platforms. The latest single released from the album to radio is “Un Besito Un Cachito,” a cumbia written and produced by Espinoza.
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