Lila Downs

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Lila Downs
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Lila Downs in Oaxaca, Mexico
at the concert Soul of Mexico in 2009.
Background information
Birth name Ana Lila Downs Sánchez
Born 9 September 1968 (1968-09-09) (age 45)
Origin Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Genres Warld muisic
Instruments Voice, guitar
Years active 1990–present
Labels Sony Music, Columbia
Wabsteid liladowns.com

Ana Lila Downs Sánchez, best kent as Lila Downs (born 9 September 1968) is a Mexican sangseer-sangwriter. She performs her awn compositions as well as tappin intae Mexican tradeetional an popular muisic. She incorporates indigenous Mexican influences an haes recordit sangs in indigenous leids such as Mixtec, Zapotec, Mayan, Nahuatl an P'urhépecha an aw.

Her debut album, La Sandunga, wis released in 1999. She achievit internaitional success in 2001 wi the album Border which emergit in the muisic scene o Mexico an Laitin Americae in the early 2000s (decade). Douns began performin in schuil, demonstratin her vocal ability wi tradeetional muisic, Laitin an American influences, an wi her awn oreeginal twist on dancin. Downs is a native Spainyie speaker, an speaks fluent Inglis an Mixtec an aw.[1][2]

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Albums[eedit | eedit soorce]

DVD[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Lotería Cantada (2006)
  • The Very Best Of/El Alma de Lila Downs [CD+DVD] (EMI 2008)

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bernard, Lori (2004-03-18). "Lila Downs". All Music. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  2. Collette, Mark (2008-04-18). "Lila Downs". NPR. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 

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