¿Téo? Shares New single “Final Step”
Ahead of the release of his new album Luna, Colombian-American singer/songwriter ¿Téo? has shared the single “Final Step.” He says, “This song is the final step before the album Luna — pun intended. People ask me,‘why ¿Téo? with the question marks?’ A big aspect of it is the concept of totality. I’ve described the album to be a journey through many of the different sceneries/scenarios someone could experience while the moon is out. This song/chapter (‘Final Step’) embodies the energy of letting go and turning up. A time to feel more and think less. It’s definitely me leaning more into my Atlanta energy and embracing chaos.”
previously shared “A Mi Cama” which was produced by Colombia-based producer, Golden and executive producer Blanda and “In The Essence”. Both tracks also appear on the forthcoming Luna, which sonically aims to be the soundtrack of any nighttime happening, from a wild party, to a tender moment with a loved one, or reflective time alone. As a sister album to his previously released and critically acclaimed Sol, Luna aims to bridge the Americas with intentional mixtures of American and Spanish cultures.
Born in Atlanta, GA, Mateo Arias is the son of Colombian parents and was brought up in a bilingual world. He spent years of his young life acting in major television shows and films, so it’s no surprise that he views the music he makes as ¿Téo? with a highly cinematic eye. For Arias, the energy, and even the sounds themselves, come to him as colors, and the emotions always come straight from the heart.
Drawing from a vast well that includes hip-hop, alternative, reggaetón and even Brazilian bossa nova, ¿Téo? has organically developed a unique, neo-American sound ever since the release of his 2017 debut single, “Uno Dos,” which featured longtime friend and collaborator Jaden Smith. With its hypnotizing vocals, cutting-edge production techniques, and vintage song structures and instrumentation, ¿Téo?’s music is modern yet nostalgic, enveloping the listener in a cloud of familiar warmth.
¿Téo? 2023 Tour dates
3/14 – Bar Le Ritz – Montreal, QC
3/14 – The Velvet Underground – Toronto, ON SOLD OUT
3/17 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
3/18 – Studio 8 – Minneapolis, MN
3/21 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO SOLD OUT
3/23 – Kilby Court – Salt Lake City, UT
3/25 – Barboza – Seattle, WA – SOLD OUT
3/26 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR SOLD OUT
3/29 – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA – SOLD OUT
4/14 – Coachella – Indio, CA
4/21 – Coachella – Indio, CA
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