Artists who scored a ‘Shakira’ with a song
“Women no longer cry, women bill”. By now we all know what topic this phrase belongs to. Shakira and Bizarrap’s song already exceeds 60 million views and half the world has pointed to Piqué and Clara Chía as protagonists of the subject.
There are many debates that the song has aroused, but the truth is that this is not the first or the last time that an artist talks about his ex from the grudge. Julio Iglesias, Rocío Jurado or the great Paquita del Barrio They already did it in the 70s and 80s. Although there are several examples that we also have in current music.
Miley Cyrus marks a Shakira in her new song
This morning Miley Cyrus published the first single from his new work, Endless Summer Vacation, that will see the light in the month of March. The song, which is titled flowes, is a song to love for oneself and the importance of personal well-being. A song that arises from the pain of a breakup and that has a name and surname, Liam Hemsworth.
Miley Cyrus remembers her ex-husband again five years later. “I can buy myself flowers. Write my name in the sand. Talk to myself for hours. Yes, things you don’t understand»sings. “I can take myself dancing, yes. I can hold my own hand. Yes, I can love myself better than you can.”
With these seemingly normal phrases, the singer responds to what the song says When I Was Your Manby Bruno Mars a song that Liam Hemsworth dedicated to her when they were a couple. In addition, Miley has decided to publish the song on January 13, the day the actor turns 33.
Taylor Swift did the same with Joe Jonas
Something similar did Taylor Swift in 2021. The singer brought the song to light Mr Perfectly Fine, a song that he wrote in 2008 and that spoke of a sentimental break. As soon as they hear the song, Taylor’s fans immediately they pointed to Joe Jonas as the protagonist of the subject, Well, at that time they both went out together.
«Hello, Mr. Perfectly Fine. How is your heart after breaking mine? Mr. Always in the right place at the right time, honey. Hello, Mr. Casually Cruel. Mr. Everything revolves around you. I’ve been Miss Misery since your goodbye. And you are Mr. Perfectly Fine“Are some of the niceties that the singer dedicated to her ex.
And it is that the relationship between the two did not end entirely well, because she told in a television program that Joe Jonas He left her on the phone and with a 27-second call.
Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, the Shakira and Piqué of the 90s
Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake they formed one of the most successful couples of the 90s. However, an infidelity of hers caused the relationship to end, leaving the singer devastated and very inspired to write. After the separation, Justin Timberlake released his first solo album. A work that sold thousands of copies and in which, for many, included a song for Britney Spears in the style of Shakira, but less explicit.
we talk about it cry me a river, a song in which he does not speak of the singer from love or sadness, but rather from rancor and resentment. «And it’s not like you just talked to him and you know it, don’t act like you don’t know.”sings Timberlake in the song.
To this is added that the protagonist of the video clip bears a certain resemblance to Britney Spearswhich made it even more apparent who the song was intended for.
C. Tangana also remembered Rosalía in her songs
C. Tangana followed a similar strategy with his song you stopped loving me. The singer released this single after her breakup with rosaliaa separation of which the reasons never transcended, but of which some can be guessed in the song.
Although the singer never explicitly refers to Rosalía, he does choose as the protagonist of the video a girl with a certain physical resemblance and who also likes music. Specifically, C. Tangana represents a scene of two boys who look like him and Rosalía, and who listen and sing a song while sitting on a street bench. A situation that many related with the beginnings of both in music.