Label: Millennium Gold - MG2122 • Series: The Music Of • Format: CD Album • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Latin, Pop • Style: Tango, Vocal
It was released on July 23, by Sony Latin as the fifth single from the record. An English-language translation titled " Eyes Like Yours " was included on Shakira's fifth studio album and first English-language record Laundry Service We Have Arrived - Dark Angel - We Have Arrived The track reached numbers 9 and 22 on the U.
It reached the peak position on the Romanian Singles Chart, and performed moderately in other European territories. The song has additionally been performed during six of the seven concert tours Shakira has held to date.
It is based in the Phrygian dominant scale to help lend to the song's Arabian feel. Shakira herself sings in Arabic in the song. It was also one of Shakira's smash hits in Romania.
A clip of this unseen video was released on a promotional CD for Laundry Serviceonly a minute in length, and containing very few shots of Shakira singing in English. In the background is a giant neon eye, which shoots out sparks and catches fire toward the end of the video.
There are also clips of Shakira belly dancing in front of a dark purple background, standing in water. In these clips, there are snakes painted down her arms and red lines painted on her head.
The video uses the "Single Mix" version of the song though versions of the video with the album mix also exist. Featured instruments in Giantess Forest - Eyes to Argus - VEER video include an Arabic string instrument with a bowl under the head, and a Danelectro Longhorn electric Eyes Like Yours (Ojos Asi) - Latisha - The Music Of Shakira guitar.
Shakira's long-time musical partner and band manager Tim Mitchell can be seen playing guitar in the video. On 24 Aprilan alternate version of the video surfaced online.
Uploaded by the video's director, Mark Kohr, on video sharing site Vimeo, this new version was in widescreen, revealing more of the original picture, and also contained several short, but noticeable, different scenes from the original full-screen, version. It was completely re-worked for the performance, and included an extended introduction after the main Middle Eastern beginning, and even a dance break with Middle Eastern drums, eliminating Shakira singing in Arabic at the same time.
The performance was later included on the MTV Unplugged release. Shortly before the start of her tour, Shakira performed the song during the Rock in Rio festival in Lisbon, Portugal, on 26 May It sampled the Arabic tune "Enta Omri" by Egyptian singer Om Kalthoum at the beginning of the performance, when Shakira danced with a veil.
Shakira would wear purple pants, a hip scarf, and a silver or rainbow bra. The tour's Eyes Like Yours (Ojos Asi) - Latisha - The Music Of Shakira also featured a new dance break, using excerpts from the piece "Move" by DJ Said Mrad.
The tour's signature prop, a giant head behind the stage, would feature mystical eyes and patterns during the song. Shakira would wear a black Data Entries - Images (File, Album), an animal-print skirt over that, a silver belly dancing scarf, and a skin-colored bra. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Middle eastern worldbeat.
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