The Manero Podcast: Female Pop

Recent album releases by a number of female singers that can loosely be grouped under the pop umbrella — from Ximena Sariñana to Lila Downs, Natalia Lafourcade and Natalia Jiménez—are the excuse for José Manuel Simián and Marcelo Báez to talk about the status of female Latin pop.

Can these artists really be grouped together as pop artists? (That depends on what you understand by "pop," of course.) 

Are some of the singer-songwriters in this group taking themselves too seriously? (We think so.) 

And also: is a good pop song one that you are bound to end up liking even in spite of yourself? (The jury is out.)

There are more questions and answers where those came from. Just press play below.

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