With Shakira’s epic collaboration with Rihanna tanking on the charts (after 5 weeks it sits at #22), she’s moved on to another single, “Empire”, and it’s much much better. It’s weird at first, as I’m still not used to how unique Shakira’s voice is, but as the song goes on and gets to chorus, an amazing anthem emerges. It’s Shakira going back to her rock roots, channeling what reminds me Coldplay’s A Rush of Blood to the Head album. Listen below to see what I mean:
This, with a sick video and a performance on ‘The Voice’, which premiered this past Monday, and Shakira could have a huge hit on her hands. This could be her “Diamonds”. Amazing song!