“La Bicicleta” (English: “The Bicycle”) is a song by Colombian singers Carlos Vives and Shakira from Vives’ upcoming fifth studio album Vives (2017). The song was written by both singers, and produced by Andrés Castro and it marks Shakira’s first collaboration with a fellow Colombian artist. “La Bicicleta” was intended to be representative of both singers’ homelands musical styles in Colombia. It is a song with a mixture of various musical elements – vallenato, pop, reggaeton and cumbia and instrumentally, it features indigenous Colombian wind instruments and accordions. Lyrically, it is a nostalgic song, describing the duo’s stroll with a bike in places of their childhood.

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