This is one great summer song!! 📻
A report by Carrie Kahn for WBHM Radio
In Latin America — and in the U.S., for that matter — it’s been hard for a song this summer to break past Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s super-hit “Despacito.” But “Súbeme La Radio” — a track about how a good song takes your mind off heartache — might just give “Despacito” a run for its money.
“Súbeme La Radio” is sung by Enrique Iglesias and was written by Cuban composer-turned-jazz bassist Descemer Bueno and Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Zion and Lennox. Its lyrics depict a familiar scene: turning up the radio while nursing a broken heart. And it’s climbing the charts.
This isn’t Bueno and Iglesias’ first collaboration: They worked together on 2014’s homage to dancing, “Bailando,” with Bueno’s fellow Cuban musicians Gente de Zona. The song won several Latin Grammys that year.
The lyrics to “Súbeme La Radio” may be…
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