Shakira dropped the video for the new song “Don’t Wait Up”. This is the Colombian star’s first new solo song since 2017. Eldorado and her first English single since “Try Everything” in 2016.
The track has a heavy drum groove and an assortment of aftermarket but punchy synths. The video for the song, which was shot in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, features plenty of dance floor footage and fluid choreography, though the best footage is where Shakira catches waves on a board. neon lit surf.
“I’m so excited to share my new song ‘Don’t Wait Up’ with everyone – the day we found it in the studio I knew it would be perfect for the summer and those nights you just wanna do. not think about tomorrow! ” Shakira said in a statement.
The singer teased the song earlier in the week via an Instagram post with an exchange of text messages and tiny snippets of the song. Hinting at the themes of the lyrics about needing to detach, the text message thread begins with “Where are you?” With the person on the other end of the phone asking Shakira “When are you coming home?” “Don’t be afraid if it gets late,” she said, adding, “I have to do something for myself.” As the person texting her becomes more and more worried, she responds with “You’ll survive, it’s only one night.” “I would like to be happy without you” and “Don’t wait. “
‘Don’t Wait Up’ Likely To Appear In Shakira’s Grammy Sequel Eldorado. Despite being her first solo material in four years, she dropped a few collaborations last year as well as a superb Super Bowl halftime performance with Jennifer Lopez, including “Me Gusta” with Anuel. AA and “Girl Like Me” with the Black Eyed. Peas. She also performed during the virtual Global Goal: United for our Future – The Concert, which focused on the impact of Covid-19 on marginalized communities.
Earlier this year, Shakira sold her music catalog to Hipgnosis Song Fund for an undisclosed amount. In 2019, she comes out Shakira in concert: El Dorado World Tour, a documentary which details his return on stage after suffering a bleeding vocal cords.