Whether you speak Spanish or not, Spanish-language music can make you dance or hum along to their catchy melodies. Spanish or Hispanic music is becoming more and more popular, especially given the Latin rhythms from South and Central America and Spain. Along the way, we'll build a collection of popular Spanish songs that you can listen to in order to help with your Spanish. Make sure you add these tunes and songs to your Spotify or iTunes playlist. The best way to learn a language is to understand the culture it represents; in no way is a culture better represented than through its music. From the vibrant beat of hip hop to the frenetic glee of Kpop — yes, even the fiery flavour of Spanish guitar gives a tantalising taste of what might await those daring enough to speak and understand their language.
Can I learn Spanish with Music?
Sometimes, things just sound better in Spanish. Even pop songs that were originally written in English. Oh, have we got the playlist for you! Can we talk about the lyrics? Just as beautiful in Spanish as they are in English.
The Police - “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da” / Sting - “Mariposa Libre”
Superstars like Michael Jackson or Backstreet Boys took songs that had already sold a gazillion copies, got someone to adapt the lyrics to Spanish, hit the studio and released them on Latin radio. With Spanish-speaking audiences expanding in the U. Taking songs that had been proven to be very popular was a no-brainer. Likewise, Spanish-language pop music was soaring as well, thanks to histrionic balladeers with youthful modern looks. In practice, however, things were never as bright as in theory. More often than not, the results were awkward, and sometimes cringe-worthy. Weird translations made lyrics sound like gibberish instead of heartfelt, and most vocal coaches would underestimate the difficulty of a non-Spanish speaker singing outside of their own language. What is it about Spanish versions and Richard Gere movies? But perhaps the most bizarre of these occurrences was the Scorpions, the German mainstays translating their reflections about the fall of the USSR in Spanish, for some reason.
Tags can also be added via flair. Hi everyone, bit of an odd request but was wondering if anyone knows of a playlist or name of songs that are spanish covers of famous songs ex. Cover of Bowie's Heroes. Cover of Beach Boys' God only knows. Cover of The Drifter's Under the boardwalk. Spanish tribute to Queen. Spanish version of Moby's Slipping away. Spanish version of Scorpions' Winds of change. Cover of George Harrison's Isn't it a pity. Cover of The Animals' House of the rising sun.