Jarabe de Palo ("Wooden Stick Syrup" or, by virtue of the Spanish expression "dar un jarabe de palo", i.e. a "hell of a beating") were a Spanish rock band founded in 1996. The group was led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Pau Donés, whose death in 2020 caused the band to break up. The band was founded in 1996 in Barcelona, Spain, and has always had singer-songwriter Pau Donés as vocalist and lead guitarist. The group has received Premios de la Música, Premio Ondas, and Grammy nominations. They have collaborated with La Vieja Trova Santiaguera, Antonio Vega, Vico C, and Celia Cruz (for the soundtrack of El milagro de P. Tinto). They also collaborated with Italian musicians Jovanotti, Niccolò Fabi, Modà and Ermal Meta.