“This time is very special, four years ago I came alone.”

“This time is very special, four years ago I came alone.”

Rosalia starred in one of the most acclaimed performances this Saturday during the second day of the popular Coachella Festival 2023 after stirring up the crowd by taking the stage to her fiancéthe reguetonero Rauw Alejandro.

“This time is very special because four years ago I came to Coachella, but I did it alone (…) Did anyone hear “RR“?” the artist asked the audience during the last part of her long-awaited concert in the desert city of Indio (California, USA).

After this, the Puerto Rican appeared on stage attired in black jacket and bandana of the same color to interpret “Vampires” y “Kiss“Two songs that are included in “RR”, the musical work recently released with his partner.

“Where are my Latin people, what about the fans of the regueton and perreo?”, said the artist between songs to encourage an already enthusiastic audience with “She is Rosalía”.

This is how the artist’s show, which lasted for more than an hour, was heading towards the end and captivated a large part of this international festival that brings together daily to more than 120,000 attendees.

At startup, “Saoko” y “Bizcochito“were the two songs chosen to perform in front of an army of fans who were eager to dance to songs from her albums “Motomami” and “El Mal Querer” after a vibrant performance in the same venue by British Charli XCX.

But the Rosalía figure in general and the. “Motomami” phenomenon in particular were a sensation in their own right, as throughout the weekend hundreds of young people paraded through the Coachella Festival wearing customized clothing of the singer from Sant Esteve Sesrovires (Catalonia, Spain).

The perfect looks for a spring festival with girlfriends.

That admiration was palpable from the moment she took the stage with her now recognizable cast of eight dancers, who once again wore black motorcycle helmets under a thunderous sound of engines in the background.

What came next was a performance loaded with sensual movements fused with snippets of folk dancing, while wearing a black top and a long shirt with transparencies that made the temperature rise in the Coachella desert.

“Your presence fills my heart. I come from Barcelona and that’s why I’m very happy to be here (…) It’s because of you that I’m here tonight,” said Rosalía. interspersed with Spanish and English.

The show was rounded out by his skills at the piano playing the songs “Hentai” and “Candy”, as well as with an exuberant play of lights and images on the giant screens that guarded the stage and showed in great detail how he even got to mingle with the audience.

After her irruption at the Coachella Festival 2019, Rosalía returned to the famous American music event this Saturday but. without appearing as a headlinersomething that Puerto Rican Bad Bunny did achieve this Friday.

And is that the organization of the festival, which has stipulated to repeat distribution next weekend at the same place, decided that it was the South Korean k-pop group Blackpink to headline the event.

Rosalía in one of her concerts during the Motomami World Tour.

Kayleigh Williams