Irene Diaz is Los Angeles’ modern day torch singer-songwriter, who, in a very short amount of time, has gained national acclaim as the Queen of the Love Song -Reina de la canción de amor. Starting in late 2011 Irene began playing her brand of soaring love songs in venues from coffee houses to Hollywood’s House of Blues. Her first E.P. “I Love You Madly” was a hit with both fans and critics, and her subsequent releases have cemented her place in the nation’s music capital. With the release of the moving single and video, “This Cannot Be”, about forbidden love, fans nationwide are lining up to experience to Irene Diaz magic. She joins us to talk about the craft and the art of the love song, how music is a necessary part of Valentine’s Day and maybe just get us all in the mood for amor.