Bessa me mucho or Besame Mucho Translation – Spanish Songs Lyrics with English Translation

There are many innovative ways to practice Spanish, and listening to songs in Spanish is an excellent alternative to improve our listening and comprehension skills while learning new words.


Listening to songs in Spanish also allows us to learn about the culture of other countries either in the present, or the past as with today´s song. It is a famous son that some people know as “Bessa me mucho”, but in reality the title is: “Besame Mucho” which translates as “Kiss me a lot” in English.

This song is recognized to be the most sung and recorded Mexican song in history and it was written in 1940 by the young Mexican songwriter Consuelo Velázquez. Miss Velazquez wrote this masterpiece even though she had never been kissed at that time. Actually, she thought kissing was a sin according to what she had heard.

Today we will take a look at a video that shows the lyrics in Spanish and English of Besame Mucho, in the video you will also be able to listen to Besame Mucho performed by the Italian singer Andrea Bocelli. He is a famous tenor, singer, song writer and multi-instrumentalist who became blind at age 12 after being injured in a football accident.

Over his career Bocelli has sold more than 80 million records all over the world and has become the biggest selling artist in the history of classical music. In recent years he has also crossed over to other genres and languages. The song we are about to listen, Besame Mucho is a beautiful examples of this kind of musical cross over. Without further ado, here it is:


Besame Mucho by Consuelo Velazquez and performed  by Andrea Bocelli, with lyrics in Spanish translated to English.


In the end, learning Spanish is only a matter of being persistent and finding fun ways to practice common words and phrases. Using music as a learning tool for beginners learning Spanish is a productive way to do all this while learning a little about other cultures and enjoying beautiful tunes throughout your day.

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