Cántame Tu Vida

Album: Musica + Alma + Sexo (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • Amongst the instruments played on this song are a pair of thick dowels, known as claves, struck together for percussion. One of the better known recordings featuring claves is the Beatles' song "And I Love Her." Also featured on the tune is the national instrument of Puerto Rico, the cuatro, which is a Latin American three stringed guitar.
  • Ricky Martin (from Billboard magazine): "On the one hand you have the tropical aspect: Puerto Rico, the cuatro as an instrument and the use of the clave in this song. And it also speaks of kids who live on the streets, who are seduced by it by guns, or drugs, and it's about me trying to be their ally, wanting to listen to the pain inside their young souls."

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