Mon Laferte

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Mon Laferte
Mon Laferte en Querétaro (28348181570).jpg
Background information
Birth name Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte
Also known as Mon Laferte
Born (1983-05-02) 2 May 1983 (age 34)
Viña del Mar, Chile
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, harmonica
Years active 1995–present
Labels Warner Music, Independent (2011-2015), Discos Valiente/Universal Music (2015-present)
Website monlaferte.com

Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte (born May 2, 1983), better known by her stage name Mon Laferte, is a Chilean singer-songwriter and actress.

Laferte was born in Viña del Mar. She plays various musical instruments and has many influences: rock, blues, pop, electronic music, etc. She began studying music at an early age, entering a musical conservatory in Viña del Mar, Chile at the age of 13.[1] Soon after, she decided to self teach and began playing in bars in the city of Valparaíso.

In 2003, she released her first studio album named La Chica de Rojo. In 2009, Laferte was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.[2] But two years later, she recorded her second album under her stage name Mon Laferte, titled Desechable. The next year, she was invited to judge the second season of the Chilean version of The X Factor, called Factor X, along with Karen Doggenweiler, Tito Beltrán and El Puma Rodríguez.

In 2007, Mon Laferte decided to start a new chapter in her musical career by moving to Mexico City from Chile, where she began a new musical project with her own songs and music, garnering much success and popularity in Mexico.

In 2013, she released her third album named Tornasol. In 2015, she released her fourth album named Mon Laferte, Vol.1. and In 2017, she released her fifth album named La Trenza.

Laferte is a vegetarian.[3]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 2009: Lo Mismo que Yo
  • 2011: Soy
  • 2011: Depresión
  • 2011: Tóxico
  • 2012: Desechable
  • 2012: Un Solo Hombre no Puedo Tener
  • 2013: Ángel Negro
  • 2013: Hey Hey
  • 2013: Tornasol
  • 2014: Cielito de Abril
  • 2014: Lo que Pido
  • 2014: Orgasmo Para Dos
  • 2015: Tormento
  • 2015: Amor Completo
  • 2015: Tu Falta De Querer
  • 2015: Si tu me Quisieras
  • 2017: Amárrame (feat. Juanes)
  • 2017: Mi Buen Amor(feat. Enrique Bunbury)

Promotional singles[edit]

  • 2009: Lo Mismo Que Yo
  • 2012: Vuelve Por Favor
  • 2013: Serena

Filmography[edit]

Films
Year Film Role Notes
2006 Rojo, La Pelicula Belén Chilean film
2013 Japy Ending Eli Peruvian film
Television
Year TV serie Role
2003–2007 Rojo Fama Contrafama Contestant
2006–2007 El Baile en TVN Singer
2012 Factor X Judge and mentor

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mon Laferte". Mon Laferte. Retrieved 2016-07-14. 
  2. ^ S.A.P., El Mercurio. "El radical giro de Mon Laferte: "Ya no me reconocen"". lasegunda.com. La Segunda. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Laferte's official Twitter". Twitter. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2017. Soy vegetariana hace 2 años (I have been a vegetarian for 2 years). 
  4. ^ "MetalRose 2012 Featuring Monlaferte *English Edition* by Mystica Girls on iTunes". apple.com. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 

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