‘Súbeme La Radio’ Is Cuba’s Heartbreak Anthem Of The Summer

This is one great summer song!! 📻

Repeating Islands


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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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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