Listen to Colombian Superstar Juanes’ #TBT Mixtape


Welcome to #TBT Mixtape, Billboard's collection that showcases artists' very personal throwback-themed playlists unique to Billboard's Spotify account. The curated set options the artists' favourite tracks from their youth and childhood.

This week's spin comes from Juanes. The Latin celebrity returned final week with his newest single "La Plata," that includes fellow Colombian musician Lalo Ebrett -- the primary off a forthcoming as-yet-untitled new LP, set for launch later in 2019.

The icon hand-picked the rising expertise to characteristic on the monitor after a primary assembly in Bogota final yr. The official video for the monitor doubles as an ode to the duo's house nation, filmed in Medellin, whereas the monitor makes sonic nods to the standard Colombian folks music style of vallenato.

To launch his newest album cycle and new period, Juanes took a second to look again to the music of his youth for this week's #TBT Mixtape. 

“These songs have been enjoying on my private playlist for the final 20 years or so," the singer tells Billboard of the eclectic set, which incorporates cuts from Nirvana, Beck, Tears For Fears, Carlos Vives, Soda Stereo and extra. 

Give the playlist a spin and likewise take a look at some retro snaps of the legendary artist beneath.