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Familia (English: Family) is the upcoming third studio album by Camila Cabello.

Background

In December 2019, Cabello released her second studio album Romance, which mainly focuses on theme of love. It debuted in the top three on the Billboard 200. On July 14, 2021, Cabello first teased new music, using her Instagram account by sharing a close-up of her face along with the caption, "listos?" which translates from Spanish to English as "Ready?". On July 16, 2021 Camila announced via her social media accounts that the lead single from the album, "Don't Go Yet" would be released on July 23. On the same day, she confirmed the album title Familia, and that it would be released in 2021.

This whole album to me was inspired by two things: family and food. Your family by blood, but also your chosen family. Who you want to break bread with. Who you want to sit at the dinner table with, cook a meal for, get wine-drunk with, and dance in the living room with. To me, those are the moments that make me glad to be alive, those moments of collective joy and true vulnerability and connection with other people. Moments where the food you cooked together feeds your soul and so does the laughter, conversation, and emotional intimacy. I hope you enjoy it and I hope it inspires many wine drunk kitchen dance parties for you and your familia.

— Cabello introducing Familia, Twitter[1]

According to Cabello, the album started with her and Scott Harris writing "a bunch of songs" in her bedroom in Miami, and then they took it over to Los Angeles, where they met Mike Sabath and Ricky Reed, both who ended up producing the album with Cheche Alara.[2]

During a July 2021 interview with Los 40, Cabello revealed there are songs on the album "that are only in Spanish and that have a completely different sound."[3]

Singles

"Don't Go Yet" was released on July 23, 2021 as the album's lead single, along with an accompanying music video.

Confirmed songs

  • "Don't Go Yet"
  • "Lola" (with Yotuel)
  • "Celia" – revealed to feature guest vocals by Cabello's 8-year-old cousin Carolina "Caro".

References

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  2. "Camila Cabello “Don’t Go Yet” | Official Premiere Party on RELEASED (Full Episode)". YouTube (July 23, 2021). Retrieved on July 23, 2021.
  3. David Álvarez; Cristina Zavala; Selene Moral (July 30, 2021). "Camila Cabello y su inspiración para ‘Familia’: C. Tangana, Cuba, autoaceptación y Rosalía" (in Spanish). LOS40. Retrieved on July 30, 2021.
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