Why Wait

Songfacts®:

  • This dancefloor banger with synths reflects the Middle Eastern rhythms that Shakira has incorporated into previous songs. The singer is eager to get down to business and tries to seduce the object of her affection with boasts of her sexual prowess.
  • The song has a string riff arranged by former Robert Plant and Jimmy Page collaborator Hossam Ramzy. Shakira referred to the track to Q magazine as "Led Zeppelin-y."

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