Shakira and Piqu split up and it surprised many fans. Even if, others were not so surprised since they point to one of his last songs where the artist could send a message to the footballer.
Is the song dedicated to Piqu?
The video for ‘Te felicito’ already has nearly 70 million views on YouTube. The success of the song was high before the news of Shakira and Piqu’s separation. However, it seems that the official announcement of the new direction of their lives has put this interpretation in the spotlight.
The lyrics tell the story
The lyrics of the song that many have associated with the situation that the Colombian artist and the captain of FC Barcelona are currently experiencing. In fact, ‘Te felicito’ is openly about someone who cheated on their partner and emotionally hurt another person.
The straw that broke the camel’s back
The lyrics of the song say, among other things, this: “I realized that yours is wrong. It was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Don’t tell me you’re sorry, it seems sincere, but I know you well and I know you are lying. I congratulate you, as you act well, I do not doubt it. With your role, you go on, you look good on this show.”
The song is about being deceived
Shakira and Rauw Alejandro maintain, in ‘Te felicito’, a constant criticism of one member of the couple who disappoints another, both finding parallels with what happened in real life between the singer and the player: ” This cheap philosophy that I don’t buy I’m sorry, I don’t ride that bike anymore. I can’t stand people from two houses.”
The song was released in April
The song, which flirts with electronic music and features a particular choreography in which the two protagonists imitate the dance of a robot, was released in end of AprilI. The video was shot in Barcelona and directed by Jaume de la Iguana. Months ago when this was revealed, there was no speculation that this might be a hidden message for Piqu.