When it comes to learning Spanish for beginners,
using music as a learning tool is a powerful
strategy that has already helped thousands of
students interested in speaking conversational
In the following paragraphs we will share a
Spanish song list of popular Latin American
rock bands including a few videos with Spanish
Song Lyrics; they are shown in order of difficulty.
Including Spanish song list in your digital music player
is an excellent way to practice Spanish throughout
your daily activities. Give it a try! =)
How about setting up a Spanish song list of Latin
American Rock bands for your running routine?
Or a Spanish song list of ballads for driving
back home after work?
For beginners learning Spanish who want to
accelerate their listening comprehension skills,
reading the Spanish Song Lyrics while listening
to a song can have an important positive effect
on their ongoing practice time at they listen to
their previously selected Spanish song lists.
Let’s take a look at today’s Spanish Song List
Esa noche (That Night) by Café Tacuba:
Café Tacuba is one of the most influential bands of Latin
American music and has been a pioneer in the fusion of
modern and prehispanic influences.
They are known to push boundaries and reinvent themselves
constantly, and in spite of that; have managed to gain the
respect and admiration of critics and fans for decades.
A good Spanish song list of this band should
unquestionably include the lyrics for Spanish
songs: Eres, Aviéntame, María, El Baile y
el Salón and Las Flores.
El Duelo (The Duel) by La Ley
The Chilean band known as “La Ley” (The Law) is
considered to be one of the most influential bands
in Latin America.
After releasing a little-known first album called
“Desiertos” in 1989; they released “Doble
Opuesto” in 1990 which made them a
commercial success in all of Latin America,
after that a varied Spanish song list of hits
made them a legend; some of the ones you
should have include: Aqui, Tejedores de
Ilusión, Prisioneros de la piel and Fotofobia.
They have recorded seven studio albums and one live
album (you may listen to one of the tracks in the video
shown above these lines).
In 2005, the band said goodbye in Buenos Aires to work
on personal projects and will hopefully get together again
in the future. An influential band with outstanding song
lyrics in Spanish.
Lamento Boliviano (Bolivian Lament)
by Enanitos Verdes
Enanitos Verdes (Green Dwarves) is a popular
Argentinean rock band started out in 1984 and
over the years, has become a major force of
South American rock music.
A Spanish song list of their hits should include
the singles: Aún Sigo Cantando, El Extraño de
Pelo Largo, Guitarras Blancas and Amores
Many of their Spanish Song Lyrics have a
South American flavor that includes hints
of romanticism and social protest.
Certainly an important band to keep in mind next time you
wants to find Spanish songs by lyrics to use as study material.
De Música Ligera (Of Soft Music) by Soda Stereo
One of the legends of Latin American music, an
Argentinean band that changed the rules about
Rock for decades.
It all began in 1982 when the original members were in
their early twenties. The hits of Soda Stereo are
considered classics and they are still played in bars
all over the world.
A Spanish song list based on their work should
certainly include: Canción Animal, Ella usó mi
Cabeza como un Revolver, Me Verás Volver,
La Ciudad de la Furia and Persiana Americana.
This is definitely a band to consider if you are
looking for good Spanish songs with lyrics.
Matador by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
A band that has managed to reinvent itself over the
years, an advocate for the unification of Latin American
rhythms and cultures.
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs have been a reference for
South American rock bands since 1986 when they
started mixing musical styles such as ska, folk,
reggae, funk and jazz along with elements of pop
culture such as soccer.
The single Matador is generally regarded as the peak
of their popularity. Spanish lyrics to songs included in
their albums generally have elements of social protest
and political satires.
A decent Spanish song list with lyrics of their work
should include: Mal Bicho, Calaveras y Diablitos,
Destino de Partia and El Satánico Dr. Cadillac.
Vasos Vacíos is a masterpiece album that includes
some of their best work, including the popular “Matador”.
Find more here: Songs in Spanish with Lyrics
We hope you enjoy this Spanish song list and
harness the power of music for learning Spanish
and improving your listening and comprehension
skills as you pick up a few new phrases.
In the end, practicing is the most important thing when
learning Spanish, just find a band you like and listen to
You will be surprised at how fast you learn Spanish.
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