La La La (Brazil 2014) - Shakira ft. Carlinhos Brown



The Experience: Is it true that you want it? Then act like you mean it. Victory - in soccer and in real life - means guts, perseverance, and hard work. And that's a recipe for happiness...


Music video: La La La takes a risk with the scenery - brown sand, brown mud and rainy skies - but pulls it off because the whole point is to back up the song's work ethic - victory is more about hard work, and less about glory. We also get a shots at Piqué and Shakira passing the soccer ball between them, with their son Milan taking his first baby steps on the soccer field.


The Meaning of La La La (Brazil 2014): Reasons Shakira's World Cup remix of her recent song Dare makes a much better anthem than Pitbull's We Are One

Reason 1: La La La is actually about soccer, the way you play it on the field, not the way you watch it on tv. 

Reason 2: We Are One focuses on Pitbull and his samba dancers, neither of which seem very interested in soccer. La La La shows us the world appeal of soccer - athletes, men, women and children of different nationalities, and Shakira's own family to boot - Shakira, Piqué and their son Milan.

Reason 3: The values. Pitbull says, "If we want it, we can have it." But that's not real. Life, or soccer for that matter, isn't about instantly granted desires. It's about hard work - Is it true that you want it? Then act like you mean it. The scenery in both videos tells the same story. Pitbull is all glitter and festa. But Shakira isn't afraid to put her video out in the mud and under the rain, where real games are played... and won.

Ask yourself: Do you mean it?


LYRICS:

[Carlinhos Brown]


Essa bola vai rolar
Num duelo de tapete verde
Quando a bola chega lá
O coração fica na rede, na rede, na rede

(This ball will roll 
In a duel of green carpet 
When the ball gets there 
The heart is in the net, in the netin the net)

Olá, olá, olá

[Shakira]

La la la la la
I dare you

Feel how the planet's
Become one
Beats like a drum
To the same rhythm

Hear the whistle
Kick the ball
The entire world
Soars like an eagle

In Rio we play
Like we dance
Only today
There's no tomorrow

Leave all behind
In this place
There's no space
For fear or sorrow

Is it true that you want it?
Then act like you mean it
With everyone watching
It's truth or dare can you feel it

La la la la la
I dare you

You have arrived
It's the place
No more doubts
The time is coming

Feel how the planet's
Become one
Like a drum
Destiny's calling

German, Colombians
Spanish and French
Off the bench
You gotta own it

Down here we play
Like we dance
It's Brazil
And now you know it

Is it true that you want it?
Then act like you mean it
With everyone watching
It's truth or dare can you feel it

La la la la la
I dare you

Is it true that you want it
Then act like you mean it
The whole world is watching
It's truth or dare can you feel it

La la la la la
I dare you

Leggo (x5)

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