We Need To Admit Maná's "Oye Mi Amor" Is The Greatest Rock Song Of All Time
For everyone who's not frió y aburrido.
Yo. It's time we give one of the greatest rock songs in history the praise it deserves.
You've heard it at weddings, quinceañeras, and pretty much any family gathering where there's a Latino DJ with musical taste.
I'm talking about "Oye Mi Amor" by Maná. If you haven't heard it, brace yourself for an experience:
Say whatever you want about Maná, but they created a song that will forever pull your heartstrings and make you rip the dance floor like a goddamn rockstar.
From the very first drum beat, the song creates a vortex of emotions that'll cause you to scream into the open air like this:
And then, Fher sings the first lyric of the song, and it takes you to a whole new level of euphoria:
And then you get to THE ICONIC CHORUS that everyone, from your tías and uncles, to your cholo cousins, to your college-bound rockero siblings will sing off the top of their lungs:
And the whole time this song is playing, everybody's on the dance floor dancing like this:
The power of this song is undeniable.
It will forever linger in your head.
It's a song that's part of your deep-rooted rockero identity.
And it's a war cry of love:
Seriously though, this is a song that never gets old. You can play it a hundred, a thousand, a millions times, and it will NEVER. GET. OLD. It gets people hyped up for life.
So play this song and be more like this homie:
And less like, well, this guy:
Listen to the song and watch the SUPER early '90s music video here:
Take a trip down memory lane that’ll make you feel nostalgia AF