This song sees Shakira, whose 2001 hit "Whenever, Wherever
" found her claiming it was "lucky that my breasts are small and humble," now wishing she had "longer legs to wrap around her lover and never let go." She explained to Q
magazine October 2009: "I used to be a shy girl, but, hey, I'm 32 now and I feel compelled to express my thoughts and feelings in a way I might have been more afraid to do in the past. When you hit your 30s, something happens. I'm a little less afraid to go after my own desires in a predatory way, to realize what they are and defend them with claws and teeth. I feel freer and happier."