|Single by Manu Chao|
|from the album Clandestino|
|Released||11 July 2000|
|Manu Chao singles chronology|
"Clandestino" is the second single and the title track from Manu Chao's first album, Clandestino. The lyrics of the song are sung in Spanish and deal with the issue of immigration: "I wrote it about the border between Europe and those coming from poorer nations. Look around — maybe 30% of the people in this street are clandestino [illegal]." The song peaked at number 78 on the French charts. It charted again in November 2013, peaking at number 196.
- "Bienvenido A Tijuana" (More Image Version)
- "Mama Call"
- "Clandestino" (Enhanced Video)
A music video was produced for the song along with the album track which appears on the single, "Mama Call".
- Brazilian singer Adriana Calcanhotto (Público - (Ao Vivo), 2000)
- Brazilian band Tihuana (Ilegal, 2000)
- Italian singer Fiorella Mannoia (Concerti, 2004)
- Argentinian singer Pil Trafa (El monopolio de las palabras, 2004)
- Belgian choir Scala & Kolacny Brothers (2005)
- French band El Gafla (duet with Manu Chao) (pA/Ris-Casbah, 2006)
- Spanish flamenco singer José Mercé
- Turkish jazz band Luxus (2010)
- Romanian band Bosquito performed a live mashup of "Clandestino" and Santana's "Gitano".
- Playing for Change released a version, featuring Manu Chao and other musicians from around the world (2014)
- Cartwright, Garth (1 October 2007). "The wild rover". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 July 2008.
- "Le Détail par Artiste" (in French). InfoDisc. Select "Manu Chao" from the artist drop-down menu. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
- "lescharts.com – Manu Chao – Clandestino" (in French). Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
- "Pil Trafa" (in Spanish). Rock.com.ar. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
- "Clandestino from Playing for Change". Retrieved 17 April 2014.