She Will Perform the New Single On the Second Season of STARZ Award-Winning LatinX Series, VIDA On Episode 6
Heavy Lifting Is Also Included in the VIDA Original Soundtrack Out Today
You Can Binge Watch the Second Season of VIDA Now On The STARZ App!!
” [Original Dreamers] is so musically infectious that (Maria) Del Pilar could be singing about road construction and it’d still work, with a rhythm that suggests New York post-disco and classic dance pop but woven with a silken contemporary sheen.” – LA Times
“Song + Canciones II will be a true marker in Maria Del Pilar’s career. She’s unapologetically embraced her ability to craft great pop earwigs y va con todo!” – KCRW
Singer-Songwriter, Maria del Pilar has a released a special edition EP today that features a 3-song-mix of the new single, ‘Heavy Lifting’. The Chilean-American artist, will make her debut TV appearance on Starz hit Latino-themed series, VIDA during the second season of the series.
The artist will perform her new single, ‘Heavy Lifting’ on VIDA’s sixth episode of Season 2 and will interpret herself while performing an acoustic version of the single with her ukulele on the episode. The second season is available to binge watch exclusively on the STARZ app now and will premiere on TV May 26 at 8pm on STARZ.
Maria del Pilar’s 60’s Latin American influenced pop-style balled in the likes of Los Angeles Negros, Raphael, Camilo Sesto and Morrisey brings life to the two additional versions of the single, Heavy Lifting that includes a retro and acoustic mix of the original song in the new EP.
“The lyrics are about hoping for someone to get their act together, to evolve, to be able to carry the load equally, but they don’t, and they keep you waiting,” commented Maria del Pilar about the new single she will be performing on the series.
The single is also included in the original soundtrack for the Starz original series and was released digitally today by Lakeshore Records and features other LatinX artists including, Jarina del Marco and more.
Listen to her interview with Jack Rico on the on The Highly Relevant Podcast about her experience on VIDA and music.
“Vida” is a drama series about two Mexican-American siblings from East Los Angeles. Party girl Lyn lives a carefree life in the Bay Area. She couldn’t be more different than, or distanced from, her sister Emma, with whom she has no relationship. A death in their family forces them to return to their old stomping grounds, where they confront long-repressed feelings and learn the surprising truth about their mother’s identity.
Created and executive produced by Tanya Saracho, Vida stars Melissa Barrera, Mishel Prada, Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda and recently announced Roberta Colindrez. Raúl Castillo and Adrian Gonzalez join as guest stars this season.
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