Shakira's new single, "She-Wolf," will be available as a free download at the ABC Music Lounge from Sunday, July 12 at 7 p.m. ET until Monday, July 13 at midnight ET." She-Wolf," written and produced by Shakira and John Hill, is the first single from the artist's English-language album, due on Epic in October.
ABC's first crack at the song recalls the network's debut of another Epic single, The Fray's "You Found Me. "Unlike that promotion, which debuted The Fray's track during a promo for the new season of "Lost" and led to an iTunes purchase opportunity, "She-Wolf" will be given away as a free download Sunday-Monday.
Plans are in the works for integrating Shakira's music into more ABC platforms, though a specific promo campaign or program synch hasn't been announced. A Spanish version of "She-Wolf," "Loba," debuts at No. 23 on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart this week.