Guerrera

by Gaby Castro

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A song about feminism written in English and Spanish to honor my upbringing.

lyrics

Verse 1:
I grew up
With some fears and doubts
But they soon were
Gone, gone, gone, gone
Every time I’ve been pushed down
Or bossed around
I’ve gotten up, and moved
On, on, on, on

Pre-Chorus:
My mama told me
When I was young
Girls can be petty
And boys can be dumb

Chorus:
Yo soy guerrera
Soy mujer
Yo soy alguien que confía
En su ser
Yo soy poderosa
Soy un río
Y nadie puede quitarme
Lo que es mío
Yo soy guerrera

Verse 2:
My favorite word
Is no, because
I know I have to prove them
Wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong
When I am told to
Give up, on something
You can bet I’ll stand
Strong, strong, strong, strong

Pre-Chorus 2:
My mama told me
When I was young
Girls can be petty
And boys can be dumb
But if you believe in yourself
Anything can be done

(Chorus) x3

Yo soy guerrera
Yo soy guerrera

credits

released February 4, 2019
Vocals and rhythm guitar by Gaby Castro
Trumpet by Elizabeth Stodolka
Saxophone by Lucia Sarmiento
Additional instrumentation by Robert Berry

Produced by Andie Fonseca Hidalgo and Ana Hymson at McKern Studio Complex in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Robert Berry, Gaby Castro, and Thom Duell at Soundtek Studios in Campbell, California

Mixed at Soundtek Studios in Campbell, California
Mastered at George Horn Mastering in Berkeley, California
Pressed and distributed by Disc Makers in Pennsauken, New Jersey
Photography by Romeo N. Castro
Graphic Design by Gaby Castro
Special thanks to Angela Arana, Thom Duell, Gary Rue, and my Indiegogo backers.

Written by Gabriela Leonor Castro-Moroder, Strumming Songbird Publishing (ASCAP)

©2019 Gabriela Leonor Castro-Moroder; All rights reserved. www.gaby-castro.com

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Gaby Castro San Francisco, California

San Francisco Bay Area-based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, model, actress, and activist.
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