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LF Content Team | Updated on 2 February 2023
Learning Spanish with Aventura's music is fun, engaging, and includes a cultural aspect that is often missing from other language learning methods. It is also great way to supplement your learning and stay motivated to keep learning Spanish!
Below are 5 song recommendations by Aventura to get you started! Alongside each recommendation, you will find a snippet of the lyric translations with links to the full lyric translations and lessons for each of the songs!
Aventura is a bachata group from the Bronx, New York, formed in 1996. The group consists of four members: Anthony "Romeo" Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos, and Max Santos, all of whom are of Dominican descent, although Romeo is also half Puerto Rican on his mother's side. Aventura is one of the most internationally recognized Latin groups of the last two decades and frequently refer to themselves as "K.O.B.", or "Kings of Bachata". Aventura is widely credited with popularizing bachata music around the world, and their music has been described as a mix of traditional bachata and R&B, hip-hop, and pop. Aventura has been nominated for awards such as American Music Awards, the Latin Grammy Awards, Billboard Latin Music Awards, and Premio Lo Nuestro. They have sold out many arenas including the world famous Madison Square Garden.
1 Ella Y Yo (She And I)
2 Volví (I Returned)
3 Obsesion (Obsession)
4 El Perdedor (The Loser)
5 Un Beso (A Kiss)
Ella Y Yo (She And I)
Ella y yo
Dos locos viviendo una aventura castigada por Dios
Un laberinto sin salida donde el miedo se convierte en amor
Somos su marido, ella y yo
She and I
Two madmen living an adventure punished by God
A labyrinth without an exit where the fear becomes love
We're her husband, she and I
In Ella y Yo, Aventura and Don Omar tell the story of two lovers living a forbidden romance. Despite knowing that their love is wrong, they are unable to resist the temptation and continue to meet in secret. The song also speaks of the consequences of their actions, as the protagonist loses both his lover and his friend. The song ultimately serves as a warning to not give in to temptation, as it can lead to heartache and pain.
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Volví (I Returned)
Dime por qué le tiras piedras a la luna
Tan ilógico como extraerme de tu piel
Después de Dios, soy tu todo, mujer
¿Qué tal te está yendo con él?
Tell me why you throw stones at the moon
So illogical like removing me from your skin
After God, I'm your everything, woman
How's it going with him?
In the song Volví by Aventura and Bad Bunny, the singer expresses his desire to reunite with his former lover and reclaim her affections. He emphasizes that he knows she still loves him and remembers the intimate moments they shared. He challenges her current partner, claiming that he can provide her with a level of passion and connection that her current partner cannot. He encourages her to leave her current partner and come back to him, promising to make her feel loved and desired.
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Obsesion (Obsession)
Son las cinco de la mañana
Y yo no he dormido nada
Pensando en tu belleza
En loco voy a parar
It's five o'clock in the morning
And I haven't slept at all
Thinking about your beauty
I'm going to end up crazy
Obsesion by Aventura is a song about a man's intense infatuation with a woman. He is willing to go to extreme lengths to win her over, including ignoring her current boyfriend, stalking her, and even consulting a psychiatrist. He is aware that his feelings are not love, but an obsession, and he is determined to make her his own.
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El Perdedor (The Loser)
Hay un dicho
No se sabe lo que se tiene
Hasta que se pierde
Te vi llorar
There's a saying
You don't know what you have
Until you lose it
I saw you cry
"El Perdedor" by Aventura is a heartfelt song that explores the theme of loss and regret in love. The lyrics emphasize the idea that we often fail to appreciate what we have until it's gone. The singer reflects on a past relationship where he didn't fully understand or value his partner. Another person, referred to as "Fulano," enters the picture and steals the singer's beloved partner. The song conveys feelings of resentment, regret, and self-realization, highlighting the singer's envy, selfishness, and lack of control. "El Perdedor" captures the raw emotions of heartbreak and the longing for a second chance.
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Un Beso (A Kiss)
Hay una mujer
Que domina mis sentidos con sólo tocar mi piel
Y como a mí también
A otro hombre esto le puede suceder
There's a woman
That dominates my senses just by touching my skin
And like me too
This can happen to another man
"Un Beso" by Aventura is a song that explores the power of a simple kiss. The lyrics describe how a woman can captivate and excite the singer with just a touch of her lips. The song emphasizes that a kiss can lead to love, even without the need for words. It highlights the universal significance of a kiss, representing friendship, sex, and love, regardless of religion or cultural background. The singer expresses how a kiss from this woman takes him to new heights of happiness and emotion, even though he doesn't know her well. The song suggests that a kiss can be a gateway to heavenly experiences, allowing the singer to speak with God and reach the stars. Overall, "Un Beso" celebrates the transformative and enchanting power of a single kiss.
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We have more songs with translations on our website and mobile app. You can find the links to the website and our mobile app below. We hope you enjoy learning Spanish with music!