Press Release - Following the release of his charming single “MAMI PERFECTA,” alternative/regional Mexican artist and rising star ElArturo delivers his newest hit “El Wey Fui Yo.”
Delivering honest and complex emotion through nostalgia-fueled lyrics, “El Wey Fui Yo” offers a refreshing new spin on regional Mexican music, combining vibrant tropical melodies with smooth blues rhythms and elements of classic Mariachi to create an intriguing contemporary fusion that will speak to listeners across generations. This heartfelt story is the perfect medicine for soothing a broken heart, and fans will find themselves sharing a glass of tequila among friends as they cast their pain away. “El Wey Fui Yo” is also a powerful anthem for play during Hispanic pride month, which will commence on September 15.
The official music video, filmed under the direction of Gerardo Huerta, is available to watch now on YouTube and follows ElArturo as he grapples with his feelings and the loss of his love. Compelling scenes alternate between the artist being tied up in a red rope, a symbol of being held down by the past, and spending time with friends as he deals with his heartache and ponders how he’ll be able to move on.
Winning acclaim for his captivating sound that breaks all the rules, blending regional Mexican-inspired guitar with elements of indie, urban and alternative styles, ElArturo speaks to the meaningful moments—both big and small—that we experience in everyday life, sharing expressive tales of love and heartbreak with listeners around the world. From his unique clothing style to the use of local vernacular in his songs, he remains connected to El Mezquital, Durango, the town where he was born, carrying the unique culture of his hometown, along with his impressive and innate musical abilities, to the global stage.
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