1987 (song)

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"1987"
Song by Juan Campodónico featuring Jorge Drexler
from the album Campo
Language Spanish
Published 2012
 Uruguay
Recorded 2011
Genre pop
Length 2:59
Label Bizarro Records
Composer(s) Juan Campodónico
Lyricist(s) Juan Campodónico, Jorge Drexler
Producer(s) Juan Campodónico
Campo track listing
La Marcha Tropical
(1)
"1987"
(2)
Heartbreaks
(3)

1987 is a song written by Uruguayan musician and producer Juan Campodónico, co-written and interpreted by Jorge Drexler.

The song is part of the first studio album by Campo, a music collective founded and led by Juan Campodónico. It was recorded in 2011, produced by Juan Campodónico and Gustavo Santaolalla (both members of the band Bajofondo).

1987 also features in a video directed by Matías Paparamborda and Martin Rivero, where Juan Campodónico is shown as an astronaut with space images, and playing instruments with Veronica Loza, Martin Rivero and Jorge Drexler playing guitar.[1][2]

The song won the 1987 Premio Graffiti for best video.[3] It was nominated for the Latin Grammy Awards in the category of best alternative song in 2012,[4] and for best song for the MTV Europe. The song is usually performed by Juan Campodónico in his live performances.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rolling Stone. "Top 5 los videos de la semaana" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ El Observador (4 October 2012). ""1987", el nuevo videoclip de CAMPO" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  3. ^ El País. "El álbum del año es Monstruo" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Latin Grammy Awards (25 September 2012). "Best Alternative Song 1987". Archived from the original on 12 March 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Corner MTV (September 2012). "1987" (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 January 2014.