Salvador Sobral spoke to El Pais about his career and new album “BBM”. To the Spanish newspaper, the Portuguese musician, who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017, revealed that he currently charges less.
“I’m in the lull phase. I don’t even get paid what I paid in 2017. Fortunately, money is not an issue because I’ve never missed out on,” the artist said.
The new album consists of 13 songs, one in Spanish and two in English, all composed by Salvador Sobral and music by Leo Aldre, except for “Fui Ver Meu Amor”, with lyrics by Luisa Sobral and “Só Eu Sei”. , words by Belgian actress Gina Thiam, with many collaborations as Silvia Perez-Cruz, in “Chorles of Magic” in “Old Waltz”.
For this record, Salvador Sobral collaborated with musicians Abe Rábade (piano), André Santos (guitar and ragão), André Rosinha (dual bass), Bruno Pedroso (drums) and also Leo Aldrey (keyboards, sound environments and straight piano on two themes, “Sea of Memories”). and “Só Eu Sei”).
“bpm” is the third album of Salvador Sobral, who in 2016 published the song “Excuse Me” and the following year won the Eurovision Song Contest under the slogan “Amar pelo Dois”.
In March 2019 he released his second album “Paris Lisbon” which took him on a tour of Europe. At the same time, he developed several projects that covered different musical worlds and different backgrounds.