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Shakira

Shakira

Date: Jan 28 2002

Intro

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Shakira has been a huge star in South America for several years. However, her latest album, Laundry Service, is her first with songs in English.
The native of Colombia is only 24 years old, but her music shows a lot of maturity. This is probably because she’s been writing songs since she was 8.
Laundry Service is a diverse mix of different styles. From pop, to disco, to rock, to Latin, to world music, Shakira bravely blends a wide variety of sounds.

Dialog

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Although Shakira is not a native English speaker, her album shows that she has a good handle on the language.
The first hit from the album, “Whenever, Wherever,” has several verses worth paying attention to. Here are two of them:
“Thereover, hereunder
You’ll never have to wonder
We can always play by ear
And that’s the deal my dear”
“You’ve got me head over heels
There’s nothing left to fear
If you really feel the way I feel”

 

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Discussion

I’ve been a Shakira fan for several years. However, I have to admit that I like it better when she sings in Spanish. For some reason the songs are more interesting to me, even though I can’t understand them.
Are you a Shakira fan? Have you heard her new album? Do you like it? Let us know! Come to the Music Mix message board.
Rock on,
Migs

 

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haniehheo

haniehheo

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

beasttttt

08:19 PM Nov 19 2013 |

Drmahsa1995

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i really love her cuz her voice is wonderful …the other reason is that she has IRANI descent  and that makes me to love her more  i  realized  this when i was watching opera..u can also


 search in opera youtube video

06:02 PM Jul 27 2013 |

Zahar.Bana

Zahar.Bana

Iraq

Although Shakira is a celebrity singer  , but i dont like her .

05:47 PM Sep 26 2011 |

Zahar.Bana

Zahar.Bana

Iraq

Although Shakira is a celebrity singer  , but i dont like her .

05:47 PM Sep 26 2011 |

Temka

Temka

Mongolia

yes.yes i have heard it . i do really like it. i really liked songs meanings.Smile

11:19 AM Jul 16 2010 |

Deborah Atanda

Nigeria

She's just so cute and adorable 

01:58 PM Jun 02 2010 |

leomy

leomy

Turkey

she has a good style an sound.

02:43 PM Feb 26 2010 |

alexiamar

Colombia

what is your favorite song?

09:40 PM Mar 06 2009 |

zmani

zmani

Italy

she was from lebanon country

09:29 PM Mar 06 2009 |

rammamet

Sudan

thanks for your commentsEmbarassed

09:37 PM Nov 15 2008 |

garna2010

Morocco

i liked it so mush thanks shakira for your song

10:15 AM Nov 12 2008 |

funy girl

funy girl

Saudi Arabia

i luv her and her dance

02:09 AM Sep 20 2008 |

garna2010

Morocco

Embarassedvery good shakira i love her realy i love her

10:46 PM Jan 16 2008 |

asadhillis

asadhillis

Palestinian Territory, Occupied

thanks for information

09:30 PM Jan 14 2008 |

carlvin

carlvin

Kenya

SHE’S GOOD

07:25 PM Dec 26 2007 |

garna2010

Morocco

i love her she is for me number one she is super star

12:55 AM Oct 08 2007 |

steley

steley

China

hips donnot lie! awesome!!!Tongue out

12:13 PM Oct 05 2007 |

poliservicios

Benin

I'm from south amercian. I'm happy that shakira is from south america.

She's great.

 

07:43 PM Oct 04 2007 |

prissycut

Uganda

one of my funs i like her

02:49 PM Oct 04 2007 |

prissycut

Uganda

i like her music so much shes one of my best funs

02:47 PM Oct 04 2007 |

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