Top 5 Spanish Songs About Death
Whether it’s an ear-worm or a heart-breaking, if you’re a fan of songs about death, there are several artists you can listen to that are sure to touch your heart. These include Los Lobos, Pitbull, Aventura, Macarena and Santana.
Pitbull’s song “Bon, Bon”
Among the best known Pitbull songs is “On the Floor”. This song reached the top of the US Billboard Hot 100 in the summer of 2011. It spent 51 weeks on the list. It has accumulated 8.5 million likes. This song has reached the Top 25 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song “Bon, Bon” is another popular Pitbull song. It was released as a single off Pitbull’s fifth studio album Armando. The song samples “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool. It also features bass drums, snares, and marching band sousaphone. The song is a hit in the Latin pop genre.
The song was produced by Afrojack and features Ne-Yo, Nayer, and Afrojack. The song also features a sample of the 1980s pop hit “Take On Me” by A-ha. The song reached number 5 on the Billboard year-end charts.
Los Lobos’ Los caminos de la vida
Throughout their nearly 50-year career, Los Lobos has created a distinct sound that has shaped the East Los Angeles music scene. They blend elements of rock and roll, blues, folk and indigenous music into a sound that is both familiar and unique.
Los Lobos has received numerous awards, including a Grammy Award for the La Bamba soundtrack. They have also been nominated for 12 Grammy Awards. In 1990, Los Lobos won their second Grammy Award for Best Mexican American Album. They also released the children’s album Papa’s Dream and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Children’s Album.
Los Lobos was formed in 1973 by guitarist David Hidalgo and percussionist Louie Perez. They were recruited by a couple of students from Garfield High School. They later teamed with multi-instrumentalist Steve Berlin.
Probably the best known bachata group, Aventura is a South Bronx outfit. Their most famous song, “Obsesion,” is a good example of the group’s talent, but it’s not their only accomplishment. Having been around since 2004, the group made its name by infusing a bit of hip hop into the bachata genre. Its fusion of bachata, R&B and hip hop has helped them earn a spot on many urban radio stations.
Aventura’s “Obsesion” is a good example of the group’s ability to fuse a traditional bachata style with a bit of hip hop. Aventura’s “Obsesion” was a hit in the United States, Mexico, Peru and Colombia, and spent more than 30 weeks in the Top 100 of the Mexican music charts. In terms of a single, “Obsesion” was the best-selling bachata single of all time in the United States.
Originally called Magdalena, the song became a sensation when it hit the music scene in 1993. “Macarena” reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 60 weeks. It was also a hit in heavily Latino communities such as South Texas.
The song’s popularity continued through 1996. In 1996, “La Macarena” ruled the Hot 100 for fourteen weeks. It was also used during the 1996 Super Bowl halftime show. The song was also performed at the Democratic National Convention.
In the ’90s, a young girl named Bianca was living in Miami. Her life revolved around the music scene. She was friends with Los del Rio, the group that wrote the song. They were supposed to do the “Macarena” dance, but Los del Rio couldn’t figure it out. They asked a third party to come up with arrangements.
During her four-year career, Selena’s music helped open the doors of the Tex-Mex genre to a new generation of fans. She was not the first to make Tex-Mex music mainstream; however, her contributions helped set the bar for the genre’s future.
Amor Prohibido is a Tejano album that showcased Selena’s Mexican-American heritage. It was also the first Tejano album to reach the top of the Billboard top Latin Albums chart. It also holds the record for the longest time at number one on the Billboard Regional Mexican Albums chart. In fact, it remained at the top for 98 weeks. This record stood for more than five years and was unsurpassed in the history of the charts.
Santana’s “Oye Como Va”
Whether you are a fan of rock or Latin music, you have probably heard of Carlos Santana’s cover of the Tito Puente classic “Oye Como Va.” While the song was not a new release, it is being re-released by Santana and his non-profit group Playing For Change, in an effort to make a difference.
The song has become a staple of Santana’s live set, with the band featuring the song in their set list on a regular basis. This version has a driving arrangement, with a Hammond B3 organ playing the most prominent chordal hook. A number of other notable musicians were also featured on the track.