New Selena Album to Be Released Next Month, According to the Late Pop Star's Father

Singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez on stageSinger Selena Quintanilla-Pérez on stage
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A digitally updated recording of old Selena tracks is set to be released almost 30 years after the slain singer's passing.

The late Selena Quintanilla will have an album released next month — almost three decades after her death.

Abraham Quintanilla, Selena's father, announced the news during an interview with Latin Groove News. The album is set to be released next month, containing songs that A.B. Quintanilla, Selena’s brother, worked on.

March 31 is the 27th anniversary of the late singer’s death. She was murdered at 23 years old by Yolanda Salvidar, the president of her fan club.

"Selena's been gone 26 years now…It's amazing how fast time flies,” Abraham said.

Quintanilla’s father shared a “unique” element of the new release: the album will include recordings of Selena from when she was 13 years old that have been digitally updated to sound as if she was 23.

The last remaining piece of the project is the artwork that will be paired with the album, in which Suzette Quintanilla, Selena's sister, will have a role, according to Quintanilla.

“What amazes me, and Suzette, my family, A.B., is that 26 years later and the public still remembers Selena. They haven't let go of her. They're waiting for a project like this to come out, and I know it will be well received by the public."

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