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So, it was a sad day for me today, when I found out my favorite local independent radio station, WWCD, was yet another casualty of 2020 --it had finally gone under, only to be replaced by El Grande, a Spanish language station. But on the plus side, I really enjoyed some of the unfamiliar new music. However, given that my Spanish isn't great, I wasn't able to identify many lyrics, which is how I usually locate a song I hear on the radio.

So, this is what I'm looking for: The song was a bit of a bombastic rock song in a classic style --think somewhere between Meatloaf and Father John Misty with a little Billy Joel thrown in. There was some unexpected gypsy violin on the track. The only lyrics I could recognize (maybe) were "no, nosotros, no" which came at the end of the first and second verses --of course, those lyrics are too generic to effectively search. Then it went into a powerhouse chorus. Although the lyrics were all in Spanish, it didn't seem to take anything from traditional Spanish-language styles except the violin.

I just heard it today, so it could be a new song, but it's not a style that would be currently popular on English-language radio. Some of the other songs I heard and WAS able to identify were relatively recent, but not new (4 to 5 years old). The station seemed to be playing a wide range of genres, from tejano to reggaeton.

If I can find it, I'd also be interested in what genre it would be considered. I had a similar experience with a similar song several years ago (that one ended with the words "tu amor" --again, useless for a search!), and was never able to locate that one either. The genre reminded me strongly of 70s/80s soft rock, but contemporary.

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  • Can we eliminate the "Gypsy Kings" as a candidate here ? – Angst Nov 18 '20 at 18:59
  • It could be the Gipsy Kings... do they have a song that fits the description? I've heard of them, but I don't really know their music. – Chris Sunami supports Monica Nov 18 '20 at 19:23
  • After listening, seems to be unlikely. This song was much more straight-ahead 70s/80s rock, much less traditional, except for the violin (not that I think it was actually from the 70s or 80s, I would guess it was a recent hit song if I had to guess). – Chris Sunami supports Monica Nov 18 '20 at 19:30

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