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#14281 Greatness

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 01:46 PM

It's music for in an elevator in a basic mall. It's made for the commercial and in no way can be a Shakira song ew


Anna Kaiser said she loved it in the comments. I don't think she'd randomly comment on a commercial song for her client Shakira if it didn't mean something.

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 04:16 PM

It's music for in an elevator in a basic mall. It's made for the commercial and in no way can be a Shakira song ew

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 05:46 PM

Ugh... shakira has given me so much with her music... but has also angered me with her recent efforts.

Eveytime I listen to other great songs, I'm always thinking of how Shakira at her peak used to easily clear out songs like this constantly.

If I listen to a song like "She's a Mystery To Me" by Roy Orbison, I fall in love with the sort of soulful, soft rock vibe and overall instrumentation and the poetic lyrics and Roy Orbison's haunting, yodeling, vibrating voice that sounds like an instrument... and then I realize that Shakira used to effortlessly make songs like that like with Te Necessito and Antologia.

Now it feels like Shakira has just given up and decided to use simpler beats, and the same predictable deep Shakira voice. Nothing unique or song specific anymore.

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Posted Yesterday, 03:25 AM

I think she has intentionally toned down her vocal tricks.
If i recall correctly, she talked about that in an interview few years ago

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Posted Yesterday, 09:03 AM

She has much better control of her voice now. Her singing improved after being on The Voice

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Posted Yesterday, 09:39 AM

On the other hand its better and more controlled, but also less exciting.

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Posted Yesterday, 12:26 PM

On the other hand its better and more controlled, but also less exciting.


I feel like she sings with the same 3 notes tho.

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Posted Yesterday, 02:21 PM

Voices change! Remember she recorded Pies Descalzos in 1995! That's 24 years ago. Also I think her vocals in PD in general were unpolished, she improved a lot in DELL imo

 

Also I definitely feel like she uses her higher register a lot more than she used to now - look at Clandestino or Toneladas. I actually think she should use her deeper voice a bit more


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