Atrévete-te-te


Atrévete-te-te

Infobox Single
Name = Atrévete-te-te!
Artist = Calle 13


from Album = Calle 13
Format = Digital download,CD single
Released =
Genre = Reggaeton
Length = 3:58
Label = White Lion
Producer =
Last single = "Se Vale To-To"
(2005)
This single = "Atrévete-te-te!"
(2006)
Next single = "La Jirafa"
(2006)

“Atrévete-te-te” (English: "Dare (-re-re To be)") is Grammy Nominated and one of the most well-known songs from the Puerto-Rican urban group Calle 13, from their debut album Calle 13. It was a hit single in many Latin-American countries. The video for this single won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video at the Latin Grammy Awards of 2006. This song is featured in Grand Theft Auto IV.

The song

Atrévete-te-te is based on a Colombian cumbia beat and a clarinet riff also typical of traditional music from Colombia's coast. It was especially popular in that country.

Due to Puerto Rico's condition of being a United States territory with Commonwealth status [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rq.html CIA - The World Factbook - Puerto Rico] accessed on November 13 2006.] , the lyrics found in the song contain spanglish words such as "estárter" and anglicisms such as "lighter" and "wiper" are used to create rhymes. The song has been featured in an MTV Tr3́s commercial.

It was used illegally in a version of the song for Manuel Rosales' 2006 presidential campaign in Venezuela. Rosales' motto was "Atrévete".

Pop culture references

The song makes several references to different pop culture themes, such as:
*The videogame "Street Fighter"
*The British britpop band "Coldplay"
*The American punk rock band "Green Day"
*Palestinian suicide bombers.
*Quentin Tarantino's movie, "Kill Bill"

Agüeybaná, the last indigenous cacique in Puerto Rico's history is also mentioned, as are the cities of Bayamón and Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (this last one mentioned as to reinforce the song subject's aloofness and scorn for Latino and Puerto Rican influences, versus her liking of the rather "foreign" references mentioned above).The dancers on the song's video are Marilyn Monroe lookalikes, each dressed in blonde wig and a skimpier version of Monroe's famed Seven Year Itch dress.

Chart performance

The song was a big hit in Latin America peaking Top 15 in all Latin American countries. It song peaked at #8 in the Latin American Top 40 Airplay and ranked as #18 in the Year End Chart. "Atrévete-te-te!" was a big hit especially in Colombia where it reached #1 for 2 weeks, in Peru reaching #3 and in Chile peaking at #3. In the Peruvian and Chilean charts the song remained for more than 40 weeks.

Charts

References

External links

* [http://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/columnists/rburr/stories/MYSA111906.5J.burr.1de0950.html Calle 13's hit "Atrévete-te-te" used illegally] , for a south-american presidential campaign


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