Carlos Vives and Shakira Premiere New Song 'La Bicicleta': Listen

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Shakira and Carlos Vives ride bikes during the recording of the video for the song "La Bicicleta" in Barranquilla, Atlantico department, Colombia on May 20, 2016.

TGIF! Carlos Vives and Shakira officially released their new song "La Bicicleta," the first collab between the two Colombian artists. 

The vallenato-reggaeton track pays homage to the singers respective hometowns which are located on Colombia's Caribbean coast.  "Hey, Carlos take me on your bicycle, and if you ever show Piqué the Tayrona, who won't want to return to Barcelona," sings Shakira, alluding to her boyfriend, Barcelona soccer player Gerard Piqué. 

Listen to "La Bicicleta" below: 

The music video for "La Bicicleta" was shot in Vives' native Santa Marta and Shakira's Barranquilla. The two Latin superstars shared photos on social media while filming the clip. 

 

Empezando el recorrido en "la bicicleta / Going for a ride on #laBicicleta--

A photo posted by Shakira (@shakira) on

 

Con @shakira saliendo en esta etapa de la vuelta a Colombia desde #Barranquilla jajaja #LaBicicleta #video ------

A video posted by Carlos Vives (@carlosvives) on

"This is a song that represents us both very well. He is the king of vallenato," said Shakira about the collab. "He is one of the most impressive artists that Colombia has given us. I've always admired him, the style of his compositions, his charisma, his commitment to our country, his incomparable artistic talent and I'm very honored to be invited to participate in this project." 


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