Bachata

Te Extraño – Extreme
Seeing the choreography that La Alemana y Jorge did to this song for the first time made me want to learn Bachata and whenever I hear this song, nothing can keep me from the dance floor.

A Donde va el Amor – Daniel Santacruz
A great, if sightly anxty, bachata.

Obsesion – Aventura
I think there is some sort of law that requires that any party with bachata feature at least one song by Aventura.

Corazon Sin Cara – Prince Royce
Nice cheesy lyrics and a great chorus make this a really fun bachata. I just wish “Prince” Royce would stop saying his name in the middle of songs.

Por un Segundo – Aventura
I love the change of tempo in the chorus of this Aventura classic!

El Malo – Aventura
This is another sensual bachata which makes for a great night of dancing.

Lamento Boliviano – Toke D Keda
A different type of almost rock-style bachata which makes a nice change from the Aventura dominated bachata regulars.

Bachata en Fukuoka – Juan Luis Guerra
I remember being in a salsa club in Fukuoka when this song was launched in Japan. It brings back a lot of great memories.

Bachata Rosa – Juan Luis Guerra
Here’s another bachata from the spectacular Juan Luis Guerra which shows that bachata doesn’t have to be as hot and heavy as a lot of modern songs.

Stand By Me – Prince Royce
I love the original version of this song and the it was pure genius making it into a bachata number. It’s also interesting to hear bachata sung in English for a change.

Is This Love – Jose Manuel
A reggae classic with a nice bachata twist. Bob Marley would be proud (if he danced bachata).

Home – Michael Buble
I love the original song and this is a great and very romantic bachata version.

Te Quedas Te Vas – Mojito Project
Now here is a very new sounding bachata that blends a very passionate beat with some modern sounds.

Te Perdiste mi Amor – Thalia feat. Prince Royce
As soon as I heard this bachata I loved it. Great vocals from Thalia and Prince Royce and a sensual bachata beat.

Darte un Beso – Prince Royce
There’s s great ukulele intro to this hit by Prince Royce with a relatively fast beat and some nice tempo changes which makes a very fun bachata.

Solita – Prince Royce
Another smooth bachata with some extra sweet lyrics from the uncrowned “king” of the genre, Prince Royce.

3 Responses to “Bachata”

  1. Naomi June 24, 2014 at 4:43 pm #

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that
    I have truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts.
    After all I’ll be subscribing to your rss feed and I hope you write again very soon!

    • The Dancing Irishman June 24, 2014 at 8:06 pm #

      Thanks Naomi, I’ll try and keep the posts as regular and interesting as I can.

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