January 6th, 2013

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"Tango del Pecado" by Calle 13 ft. Bajofondo Tango Club and Panasuyo, English translation of lyrics

"Tango of Sin"
Album: Residente o Visitante (Resident or Visitor), 2007
Style: Reggaeton and tango fusion
Countries: Puerto Rico (Calle 13), Argentina and Uruguay (Bajofondo), and Venezuela (Panasuyo)

Listen:

Link for YouTube here. According to Wikipedia, Residente told Latina Magazine that he wrote this song to annoy his girlfriend’s parents because they didn’t approve of him. It celebrates low life, satanism, and debauchery with literary and historical references. It mixes common slang with more educated vocabulary. It’s hilariously passive aggressive!

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Translation:

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