Smooth

Album: Supernatural (1999)
Charted: 3 1
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  • Man, it's a hot one
    Like seven inches from the midday sun
    Well, I hear you whispering in the words, to melt everyone
    But you stay so cool
    My muñequita, my Spanish Harlem, Mona Lisa
    You're my reason for reason
    The step in my groove

    And if you said this life ain't good enough
    I would give my world to lift you up
    I could change my life to better suit your mood
    Because you're so smooth

    And it's just like the ocean under the moon
    Oh, it's the same as the emotion that I get from you
    You got the kind of lovin' that can be so smooth, yeah
    Give me your heart, make it real or else forget about it

    But I'll tell you one thing
    If you would leave it would be a crying shame
    In every breath and every word
    I hear your name calling me out
    Out from the barrio
    You hear my rhythm on your radio
    You feel the turning of the world, so soft and slow
    It's turning you round and round

    And if you said this life ain't good enough
    I would give my world to lift you up
    I could change my life to better suit your mood
    Because you're so smooth

    And it's just like the ocean under the moon
    Oh, it's the same as the emotion that I get from you
    You got the kind of lovin' that can be so smooth, yeah
    Give me your heart, make it real or else forget about it

    And it's just like the ocean under the moon
    Oh, it's the same as the emotion that I get from you
    You got the kind of lovin' that can be so smooth, yeah
    Give me your heart, make it real or else forget about it

    Or else forget about it
    Or else forget about it
    Let's not forget about it
    Give me your heart, make it real
    Let's not forget about it
    Let's not forget about it
    Let's not forget about it
    Let's not forget about it
    Let's not forget about it

Comments: 11

  • Donna from Ft. Lauderdale, FlAll hail Carlos Santana! There is no equal.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhMike...yes...his guitar sings...so right. This song blends the lyrics, vocals and instrumentation into one magical musical masterpiece.
  • Dave from Fernandina Beach, FlOtto's right, it's muñequita, not mu equita.
  • Estel from 303, CoEscape the Fate did an official cover of this song, but nothing is like the original brilliance.
  • Mike from Hastings, NeAm I the only person that feels Santana doesn't "play" his guitars, as much as lets them "sing"? This song is people's exhibit 1.
  • Bertrand from Paris, France"Smooth" genuinely appeared out of left field. Who would have thought legendary Latin guitarist Carlos Santana would record one of the biggest pop hit singles of all time? Add to that - who would have thought the vocalist would be the lead singer for post-grunge band Matchbox 20? It did happen and "Smooth" deserved the sales and acclaim. In 2005 Rob Thomas, the lead vocalist with Matchbox 20, proved his performance on "Smooth" was no fluke with a stellar solo album [b]...Something To Be[b].
  • Luke from Manchester, EnglandRay, you're legend... Hip hop and rap were good in the 80s and early 90s but hell, you can't beat real beats and lyrics
  • Ray from Stockton, NjThis song is unbelievable. Santana is unbelievable. Boy bands have no talent other than that have choreography. I'm only 14 but i wish the 60s and 70s were around because hip-hop and rap are ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE and that boy bands have NO TALENT whatsoever. hip-hop and rap is just screaming fast rhyming poems. Boy bands dress in sequin and dance around with choreography and they can't write music or lyrics for their life. This song showed that boy bands and hiphop rap aren't good. In the 60s, and 70s bands and artists did drugs for the lyric process. Now rappers do drugs because their amped up crack addicts who do it to be cool. It's terrible. This song symbolizes that rap and boy bands are boring and that the 70s still rule.
  • Rick from Humboldt, Iathis song had to be on the vh1 countdown for at least 3 years and who knows, it's probably still on.
  • Otto from Miami, FlQuick correction: "My Muñequita" not "My Mu Equita"
  • Mason from Prior Lake, MnIn the 30's Big Band was popular.
    In the 50's Doo Wop was popular.
    In the 60's Protest Songs were popular.
    In the late 70's Disco was popular.
    In the 80's Synth was popular.
    In the late 90's Boy Bands were popular.
    Now Rap and Hip Hop is popular.

    What will come next? This song gives me a pretty good idea that it will be Latin music of some kind.
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