Mi única llave. Is the title of the new album featured by José Mercé,produced by Javier Limón and published on the date 16th October 2012.The singer songwriter says about the album: “Is a flamenco album, but knowing that we are in the 21th century. Serious , sober ,deep” says the singer born in 1955 in the in the flamenco neighbourhood called Santiago de Jerez de la Frontera. Mi única llave is a flamenco , impecable album with great musical richness and good guitar-players. This album is elaborated with few elements that covers all the sonic spectrum in a good work made by Javier who has achieved to hold the album just with guitars, percussions, clappings and little more. This album has also collaborations with Eric Truffaz (Trumpeter),Allain Mallet (Piano) and Layth Al-Rubave (violinist) that provide to the album connexions with other kind of musics.
Mi única llave has a lot of surprises which enriches the album. “The best guitar-players of Spain are in the album: Diego del Morao, Pepe Habichuela, Tomatito y Manuel Parrilla” say José Mercé. Javier Limón adds “Alejandro Sanz has composed a bulería honoree to Moraíto Chico (who is José Mercé’s guitar-player died in 2011) the martinete that heads the album was recorded in Boston with fifteen girls’s chorus ; the zambra’s Salvaora by Manolo Caracol version was recorded in a Masonic church from the XIX century with the jazz’s guitar player Alain Mallet; the French trumpeter Eric Truffaz plays with Pepe Habichuela in the Elegia to Ramón Sijé, poem by Miguel Hernández , reminding the Enrique Morente’s work, there also are some fandangos from Huelva with the collaboration of Layth Al-Rubave ,a incredible 19 years old jordanian violinist…Is the most gypsy and comtemporary album of José”
Almost every songs are composed by Javier Limón and José Mercé. The first single is titled “La llave del amor”.The tangos are flamencos, energics, deeps. “The sound of this album sticks to our ear”say José Mercé who praise to Javier Limón “We know each other from long time ago and we always wanted to make together an album and it just happened. His works make you feel very comfortable.I think we have made a good album, more stabilised than the previous albums”