The fans have spoken and he heard them loud and clear. One of the most influential artists of the new era of reggaeton, Dalex, conducted a survey via Instagram for his fans to choose the perfect song for a one-of-a-kind release. Fans chose “+Linda” and, as promised, the song was released on April 20. Due to its original success, the Puerto Rican releases the remix TODAY alongside Arcangel, Manuel Turizo, De La Ghetto and Beéle. “+Linda Remix”, released under the label Rich Music, is now available on all digital platforms.
The original version, “+Linda”, according to Dalex, “… is a song that women have identified significantly with, I love it for its clean lyrics; anyone around the world can listen to it.” In order to create the single, the artist was inspired by his wife, Patricia Corcino, whose powerful inspirational message has been highly acclaimed by her fans. Additionally, “+Linda” has 79 million combined views on Spotify and YouTube. Released during quarantine, the song has become one of the top favorites among the artist’s fan base, trending in 15 Latin American countries positioning itself in the Top 50 on Spotify.
With “+Linda Remix” some of the greatest voices in reggaetón come together, creating a perfect combination of chanteo, sensuality and the style that each artist adds to their verse. The song is particularly aimed at women, sending a message of acceptance and self love, the official music video was filmed between Miami, Orlando, FL and Bogotá, Colombia. The music video was under the direction of Squid with Wild House Pictures as the production house.
The music video follows the narrative of the internal struggles that women go through to keep up with the unrealistic expectations of today’s society and social media; a battle in order to feel comfortable in your own skin and to live in a world that values vanity more than substance. Four women share the struggles they have with their own image and self-esteem, along with vibrant, sarcastic and iconic images throughout the music video. At the end, they manage to win this battle, leaving behind other people’s opinions about the way that they look. They are confident in themselves and smile in front of the mirror realizing that they are beautiful just the way they are.
“Se puso más linda, más chula, más linda…. Ahora está puesta pa’ ella, y aunque siempre ha sido bella, se puso más linda/ Se valora más, sabe cuanto vale…se arregla to’a enterita pa’ todos los planes…”, (…she got prettier, cuter, prettier…. Now she is focused on herself, and although she has always been beautiful, she got prettier/ She values herself more, knows her worth, she gets glammed up wherever she goes…”) says a part of the song that will surely become a fan favorite among all the women who feel “+Linda” everyday.