Her new album "Muy Cerca" is a new voice for Latin American Popular Music. It features twelve songs that will take you through different stories, melodies and rhythms.
Monica's musical background began at a very early age through her family's musical tradition. After developing a career as a singer in her native Colombia, she was awarded a scholarship in 1999 to enroll in Berklee College of Music in Boston, where she studied Performance and Songwriting. After five years in Boston performing, and recording her first album, Monica returned to BogotÃ¡, where she is collaborating with renowned musicians from Colombia's musical scene.
"Muy Cerca" was recorded with the collaboration of Producer Felipe Alvarez, (Shakira, Studio Sonido Azualdo) and well-known musicians: Diego Valdes in Double bass, Urian Sarmiento and Kike Egurrola in Percussion (Sidestepper), Mauricio Pantoja, Alejandro Gomezcasseres (Aterciopelados) and Gabriel Rondon in acoustic and electric Guitars, Andrea de Francisco and Paola Gonzalez y Back Vocals and special guests Maite Montero in Gaitas, (Carlos Vives) Orlando Barreda in Bombardino, Henry Ortiz in Accordion and Orlando Barreda in Bugle.
Monica's music can be experienced in any of her three albums. Monica Giraldo 2002, Noche 2004, and her new release Muy Cerca 2005.
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1. No Dejo De Amarte
2. Buenos Momentos
3. Vientos De Agosto
5. La Vida Vale La Pena
6. Llevame Contigo
7. El Chatarrero
8. Un Dia Mejor
9. Muy Cerca
10. Comprando Suenos
12. Mira Como Baila