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Few artists can survey the world's harsh political realities with more party-friendly panache than Manu Chao. The opening track's title, "Merry Blues," sums up the melodically vibrant but often politically panicked contents of the Paris-born Spaniard's second solo album. Sung mostly in Spanish and English, Próxima Estación: Esperanza (Next Stop: Hope) condemns poverty and repression in lilting grooves augmented by bubbling horns and sly samples galore. The tracks start and stop abruptly, reflecting a world of irrepressible change and endless challenges.

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I heard this song in Spanish class and I honestly think I'm in love. thanks mrs. Meier. love da marajuana part too

Love this

Love manu chao heard his song in one of my favorite movies "haven" now i am a fan !

So many nights I listened

Hey Bobby Marley, sing something good to me!


Born: June 26, 1961 in Paris, France

Genre: Latin Alternative & Rock

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Manu Chao helped begin the Latin alternative movement way back in the '80s -- although it had no name then -- and in his later work he cut a cross-cultural swath across styles and geographic boundaries. Chao was born on June 26, 1961, in Paris to Spanish parents -- his father, Ramon Chao, a respected writer, comes from Galicia, his mother Bilbao. Growing up bilingual, he was also influenced by the punk scene across the English Channel that happened while he was still in his teens. As a teen he played...
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