" ( Día de Enero Spanish for January Day) is the third single released from Shakira's 2005 album , following " Fijación Oral 1 " and " La Tortura ". No
Background and composition [ edit ]
Written and composed by Shakira herself, "
Día de Enero" is a love song that tells about how she met her boyfriend, Antonio de la Rúa on a January day. The song also makes reference to two famous comics characters " Mutt and Jeff" known in Spanish as "Eneas and Benitín."
Music video [ edit ]
music video for the song shows Shakira walking along a beach at sunset. She also draws a heart in the sand with the letters "S y A" symbolising her love for her former fiancée, Antonio de la Rúa. It was directed by " No" and " Don't Bother" director, Jaume de Laiguana. This video can be seen on Bonus DVD, and the Oral Fixation Volumes 1 & 2 Spanish edition of . Oral Fixation Tour
Chart performance [ edit ]
The song peaked within the Top 40 in the
Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart and also made it to number one on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart (equivalent to the 101st position on the Billboard Hot 100). The song fared well elsewhere, especially in South America.
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