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April 4, 2011 3:39 AM   Subscribe

You are around 20 years old and live in Spain. What songs would you like to hear on acoustic guitar?

What are songs everyone knows when someone gets out an acoustic guitar at a party (in Spain)?

Think Wonderwall or maybe even Lemon Tree.

From experience i think "Peter Pan" by El canto del loco, "lady madrid" by pereza and "gimme tha power" by molotov work pretty well.
I prefer newer songs (90's till present day) or but older songs are okay if they are known by my age group!

Doesnt necessarily have to be rock music! Famous rap, pop or even house songs that i can transcribe to guitar are okay too!

Thanks in Advance
posted by freddymetz to Media & Arts (11 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
"Land down under"
posted by hal_c_on at 3:49 AM on April 4, 2011

La Playa - La Oreja de Van Gogh
posted by Memo at 3:50 AM on April 4, 2011

La Flaca- Jarabe de Palo.
posted by emd3737 at 5:13 AM on April 4, 2011

Bob Marley.

Although if Spanish kids are anything like kids elsewhere in the world, they don't actually like it when that guy gets out an acoustic guitar at a party.
posted by caek at 6:14 AM on April 4, 2011 [2 favorites]

Heard a guy at the Placa de Catalunya underground playing and singing Karma Police. Sounded awesome.
posted by troywestfield at 6:29 AM on April 4, 2011

Camisa Negra, from Juanes
posted by Wilder at 6:39 AM on April 4, 2011

Manu Chao - Bongo Bong

Super easy to play - I think it's Am Dm G over and over again
posted by narcotizingdysfunction at 6:42 AM on April 4, 2011

caek: what if that guys gets handed an acoustic guitar and gets egged on to play something? Besides, everyone loves the foreign guy who sings in your language in a bad accent ;)
Thanks for the suggestions guys, they're great so far!
posted by freddymetz at 7:16 AM on April 4, 2011

There's a guy who plays occasionally at my local brewpub and does an acoustic guitar version of Who Am I? (What's My Name?) by Snoop Dogg. Always gets a huge response and something about the laid back vibe of the song kind of lends itself to one man acoustic guitar.
posted by Rock Steady at 11:32 AM on April 4, 2011

Everybody asked me to play Hotel California when I was there. It was relentless.
posted by dobie at 12:45 PM on April 4, 2011

Firstly, what caek said. Secondly, play paquito el chocolatero. If among drunks, party will go into full throttle, you will be never forgotten.
posted by valdesm at 8:42 AM on April 7, 2011

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