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    Posted on Oct 22, 2016

    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.

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    You've heard it at weddings, quinceañeras, and pretty much any family gathering where there's a Latino DJ with musical taste.

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    I'm talking about "Oye Mi Amor" by Maná. If you haven't heard it, brace yourself for an experience:

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    Making people lose their shit at dance parties since 1992.

    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.

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    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:

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    If you're a hardcore Maná fan, you'll know all the lyrics to this song. But most people just kinda mumble along after the first line. That is until...

    ...this line:


    Yeah! Fuck that guy!

    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:


    RIP vocal chords.

    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:

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