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Rozalén: “La Puerta Violeta”

“La Puerta Violeta” is a song by the Spanish singer Rozalén, released in 2017. The song is a tribute to the victims of gender violence and was released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which is celebrated on November 25th, and we commemorate with this post. The song’s lyrics are very emotional and powerful and speak to the fight against gender violence and the importance of solidarity among women. The song’s lyrics are a call to action against gender violence. They speak to the need for women to support each other and stand together against violence. The lyrics also highlight the importance of speaking out against violence and not remaining silent.

Rozalén was born on June 12, 1986, in Albacete, Spain. She is a psychologist with a master’s degree in music therapy. She has collaborated with social organizations and NGOs like Plan Internacional, AECC, and Fundación Vicente Ferrer. Rozalén has released five studio albums, including “Con derecho a…”, “Quién me ha visto…”, “Cuando el río suena…”, “El Árbol y el Bosque”, and “Matriz”. Her music is a mix of pop, rock, and folk; her lyrics often take a stand against injustices and are thought-provoking. In 2021, she won the Goya Award for Best Original Song for her song “Que no, que no”.