Juanes chants about tenacity for ‘McFarland, USA’ soundtrack

Juanes is about to make his big screen debut in February, but don’t expect him to be acting; in fact, he’ll be showcasing his pop-rock tunes to theaters around the nation. The Colombian singer has been invited to form part of the soundtrack of the upcoming Disney film “McFarland, USA” out February 20. SEE ALSO: George Lopez’s dramatic movie role shines in ‘Spare Parts’ The GRAMMY-winning star wrote “Juntos” (Together), specifically for the film, and will be featured in the movie’s end credits. “Watching the film left me inspired about the power of teamwork, tenacity and faith, and I’m honored to now be part of the ‘McFarland, USA’ team,” said Juanes, according to Billboard. The official music video for “Juntos” was shot on location in McFarland and directed by the movie’s director. Seamos uno, andemos el mundo, no hay nada que no podamos Juntos ! feliz domingo a todos — JUANES (@juanes) January 25, 2015 The feel-good family movie, directed by Niki Caro and starring Kevin Costner and Maria Bello, is based on a 1987 true story. The plot follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school, with whom they ultimately bond to build not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well. SEE ALSO: Juan Gabriel remakes ‘Querida’ with his buddy Juanes Juanes recently collaborated with Juan Gabriel in his hit single “Querida.” Together, the two Juan’s were able to find the perfect vocals and rhythms, adding a touch of Latin rock without the romantic tune losing its essence. The Colombian rockstar is very pleased with the project, stating: “For me it’s been an honor to interpret ‘Querida,’ one of Juan Gabriel’s most emblematic songs.”The post Juanes chants about tenacity for ‘McFarland, USA’ soundtrack appeared first on Voxxi.

Singer Juanes attends the 15th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for LARAS)

Juanes is about to make his big screen debut in February, but don’t expect him to be acting; in fact, he’ll be showcasing his pop-rock tunes to theaters around the nation.

The Colombian singer has been invited to form part of the soundtrack of the upcoming Disney film “McFarland, USA” out February 20.

SEE ALSO: George Lopez’s dramatic movie role shines in ‘Spare Parts’

The GRAMMY-winning star wrote “Juntos” (Together), specifically for the film, and will be featured in the movie’s end credits.

“Watching the film left me inspired about the power of teamwork, tenacity and faith, and I’m honored to now be part of the ‘McFarland, USA’ team,” said Juanes, according to Billboard.

The official music video for “Juntos” was shot on location in McFarland and directed by the movie’s director.

The feel-good family movie, directed by Niki Caro and starring Kevin Costner and Maria Bello, is based on a 1987 true story.

The plot follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school, with whom they ultimately bond to build not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

SEE ALSO: Juan Gabriel remakes ‘Querida’ with his buddy Juanes

Juanes recently collaborated with Juan Gabriel in his hit single “Querida.” Together, the two Juan’s were able to find the perfect vocals and rhythms, adding a touch of Latin rock without the romantic tune losing its essence.

The Colombian rockstar is very pleased with the project, stating: “For me it’s been an honor to interpret ‘Querida,’ one of Juan Gabriel’s most emblematic songs.”

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