August 28th, 2009

one piece, nico robin

"Desapariciones" by Rubén Blades (rendition by Maná), English translation of lyrics

"Disappearances"
Album: Buscando America (Looking for America), 1984
Style: Political commentary, sad song
Countries: Panama; Mexico

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Watch and Listen:

Renditions on YouTube: Rubén Blades (original songwriter and singer), Maná (Mexican rock band). This song originally translated in 2006 (possibly earlier).

If you want to know more about the political history that inspired this song, this is a good site:
http://www.desaparecidos.org/fedefam/eng.html