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#121 FelipeM

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Posted 21 February 2017 - 01:27 PM

Shakira doesn't need these collabs, on the contrary, they are showing her power in the (Latin) music industry after so many years. I do like Deja Vu and can remember the melody. I'm sure it'll be big as well. I think all this exposure is good for her prior to launching her album.

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 12:59 AM

Im an irrational fan of Shakira and though i like some songs or collabs more than others i dont bother much about her loosing respect collaborating with average artists  I have any doubt about her artistry but we all know she is a mainstream artist, she plays  the rules of the market.

I do believe in her artistic drive and i am always hoping and waiting for a supergood song that becomes a worldwide smash hit (sean paul collab ? :) ),  like HDL, Suerte, WW, La Tortura, even Loca... and enjoying the uniqueness of SW, and Chantaje that is definetly a good song that makes Maluma interesting...(something quite difficult)

All this moral arguments about her choices to collaborate with mainstream artist and that she loosing her essence, and whats  her essence bla bla ....it is boring ( and yes Lil Wayne collab was forgettable) 

So i prefer to be a litte more light and enjoy her music and success..

 

but to the point....  DEJA VU means she is not going to promote an own single like Sean Paul's or Nicky Jam's songs for next two months?  :(



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Posted 22 February 2017 - 01:18 AM

Im an irrational fan of Shakira and though i like some songs or collabs more than others i dont bother much about her loosing respect collaborating with average artists  I have any doubt about her artistry but we all know she is a mainstream artist, she plays  the rules of the market.
I do believe in her artistic drive and i am always hoping and waiting for a supergood song that becomes a worldwide smash hit (sean paul collab ? :) ),  like HDL, Suerte, WW, La Tortura, even Loca... and enjoying the uniqueness of SW, and Chantaje that is definetly a good song that makes Maluma interesting...(something quite difficult)
All this moral arguments about her choices to collaborate with mainstream artist and that she loosing her essence, and whats  her essence bla bla ....it is boring ( and yes Lil Wayne collab was forgettable) 
So i prefer to be a litte more light and enjoy her music and success..
 
but to the point....  DEJA VU means she is not going to promote an own single like Sean Paul's or Nicky Jam's songs for next two months?  :(

You said most of what i was too lazy to say lol to add on it's 2017 shakira has proven herself as an artist she has been one for over a decade and ppl no longer care for "real" shakira anyway especially in the English market 😂 Only certain ppl can make heartfelt songs and sell i.e. Adele unfortunately shakira is not one of them so if you cant move to the song most likely it'll flop. She's being the spicy latin singer everyone expected her to be outside of L.A. lmaooo and at this point idc as long as she sounds good and makes them hits 😂

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 03:30 AM

Yeah this song is too mellow and doesn't have hit potential (in my ears).

Bachata songs usually become hits when you can cut your veins in agony with it.

This is kindergarten bachata. And also, his voice has no depth plus the song doesn't really have a climax or anything.

 

Does the song have to be a hit for you to enjoy it?


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Posted 22 February 2017 - 04:26 AM

To everyone who is wondering why it says royce & shakira or carlos & shakira ..its not because those songs are gonna be on her album but she is getting half of what song makes rather than getting fixed amount for being featured... she's gonna get a lot of money + a lot of promotion doing this collaborations, all while playing tennis in Barcelona 😂

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 05:29 AM

Xavi tweeted that there's a solo Shakira song coming!

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 06:27 AM

 
Does the song have to be a hit for you to enjoy it?


No.

Most bachata songs I listen to aren't on radio and are not popular or "hits".

It's about the song being good. This song isn't. Most on here share that opinion though so that says something.

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 07:07 AM

Xavi tweeted that there's a solo Shakira song coming!

 It's gonna be a ballad, bookmark me

 

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 08:33 AM

No.

It's about the song being good. This song isn't. Most on here share that opinion though so that says something.

 

Alright, 'cause that's what it sounded like.

 

 I don't know much about bachata so I can't compare. To me, the song is enjoyable and her vocals are nice and the lyrics are okay. :)


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Posted 22 February 2017 - 12:55 PM

 
Alright, 'cause that's what it sounded like.
 
 I don't know much about bachata so I can't compare. To me, the song is enjoyable and her vocals are nice and the lyrics are okay. :)


I agree that she's been doing great vocally. But the problem with this song is that it's bland. It doesn't take you anywhere. Pretty forgettable.

I'll post some examples of good non mainstream bachata when I learn how to do that. Lol

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Posted 22 February 2017 - 03:29 PM

I agree that she's been doing great vocally. But the problem with this song is that it's bland. It doesn't take you anywhere. Pretty forgettable.

I'll post some examples of good non mainstream bachata when I learn how to do that. Lol

 

Forgettable, but better than Mi verdad imo


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 08:59 AM

Deja Vu is going to be huge because the genre is very popular and Prince Royce himself is too, but I'm not sure if most of Shakira fans will enthusiasticly support the song. I'm looking forward to the Comme Moi video instead!

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 01:50 PM

PRINCE ROYCE HABLA DE SU VIDEO CON SHAKIRA!
Prince Royce habló con People en Español sobre su nuevo disco y su sensual video musical con Shakira. El artista grabó con la cantante colombiana el tema Deja Vu, incluido en su nuevo trabajo, y cuenta que la experiencia fue inolvidable. Trabajar con ella ha sido un placer. Es un video muy sensual. ¿Cómo no va a ser un video sexy con Shakira? El concepto del video fue idea de ella. Creo que al público le va a encantar. Es una canción hermosa. Su voz tiene una ternura y me encantó, resaltó. En el video se ve a la colombiana y a Royce moviéndose al ritmo de la bachata. Yo aprendí a bailar bachata en la calle, en las discotecas, en República Dominicana y Nueva York. Creo que sé bailar bachata. Shakira dice que bailo bien, añadió .risueño

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 02:05 PM

How hard is being a The-Anglo-Shakira fan these days!

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At least she's looking hot and you don't have to know any special language to figure it out.


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Posted 23 February 2017 - 02:55 PM

Deja Vu is going to be huge because the genre is very popular and Prince Royce himself is too, but I'm not sure if most of Shakira fans will enthusiasticly support the song. I'm looking forward to the Comme Moi video instead!


Prince Royce has been kind of underperforming ever since he attempted that crossover tho. He only got that one hit with Pitbull and J.Lo and that was it!

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 07:07 PM

Off point but did anything happen on July 16 2014?
I noticed most members were last active on that day?


Well, the World Cup Finale was on July 13th. By July 16th they probably figured the era had ended lol!

And the Prince Royce song was a hit in Latin America, although it failed to do what it was trying to do!

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 08:02 PM

You don't measure a Latin song success by looking at main US American charts. The song was mid-sized hit though.



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Posted 23 February 2017 - 10:00 PM

At least he said that the idea/concept of the video was Shakira's.
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Posted 24 February 2017 - 03:52 AM

At least he said that the idea/concept of the video was Shakira's.

I think her "concept" was "Let's have Juame do the video...."

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 07:40 AM

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 08:23 AM

I think her "concept" was "Let's have Juame do the video...."

I legit believe one of the reasons she stayed in Barcelona was to have Jaume around 24/7, this bish had a plan cm.gif

 

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 10:54 AM

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 02:24 PM

Finally listened to the song

 

I didn't expect it to sound so... sentimental? I didn't know Bachata was a slow dance genre.

 

Anyway, Shakira's voice is really nice on it. And the song itself is cute.


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 05:00 PM

I'm honestly warming up to Jaume's videos. They feel cheap at first, but they have tons of replay value.

The only thing i'm concerned about is that he has 2 videos to edit at the moment, so we probably won't hear about them again until May lmao!

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 08:11 PM

I'm honestly warming up to Jaume's videos. They feel cheap at first, but they have tons of replay value.

The only thing i'm concerned about is that he has 2 videos to edit at the moment, so we probably won't hear about them again until May lmao!


He has gotten better. I guess 10 years of Shakira fans hating him has pushed him to improve. Lol

We criticized him so much for his close-ups and finally we are getting a better mix of filming shots.

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 01:53 AM

DejaVu
iTunes:
#12 Colombia
#16 Cape Verde
#18 Costa Rica
#21 Panama
#26 Spain
#28 Mexico
#103 Switzerland
#117 Italy
Spotify:
#98 Spain
#124 Guatemala
#154 Mexico
#161 Colombia

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:31 AM

I think it is a decent song. I think it could be somewhat of a hit in Spanish speaking countries. Maybe nothing extraordinary in the English speaking parts of the world, but not a bad song, nonetheless.



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Posted 27 February 2017 - 12:17 PM

The lyric video is great!
During this streaming era on music business, even Shakira's team has improved their work.
I love lyric videos of Empire, Chantaje and Deja Vu. They are not as dull as most lyric videos on yt, but instead very interesting and pleasant to watch.

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 05:01 PM

So far, "Deja vu" is off to a very slow start.

iTunes:
#34 Cape Verde
#57 Spain
#91 Mexico
#111 Portugal
#168 Spain

Spotify:
#88 Spain
#186 Mexico

It's definitely no "Chantaje".

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Posted 04 March 2017 - 05:13 PM

Royce doesn't have the pull Maluma has (and he's no Romeo Santos), bachata isn't as mainstream as reggaeton, there has been no promo for the single. I expect the song to grow more when the video is out, but they should hurry it up.




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