In the song "Persiana Americana" by Soda Stereo, the singer explores the desire to observe someone from afar, without committing. The singer refers to himself as a "spy" and a "spectator" who looks through "American blinds" to see the person he loves. The singer admits that it is hard to believe that he will ever know how far their relationship will go, but he continues to look through the blinds. The singer also suggests that there is no need to understand what may happen between them, but rather to simply enjoy the moment.
Soda Stereo was an Argentine rock band formed in 1982 by Gustavo Cerati, Héctor "Zeta" Bosio, and Charly Alberti. The band achieved international success throughout the 1980s and 1990s, playing a mix of rock, pop, and Latin American styles. They are considered one of the most influential and important Latin American bands of all time, and their influence can be heard in the music of many Latin American artists today. The band released seven studio albums, two live albums, and numerous singles and compilations before disbanding in 1997. After a brief reunion in 2007, Cerati passed away in 2014, leaving behind a legacy of music that continues to inspire and influence generations of Latin American musicians.