Song of the Day: Quique Neira’s “Lady”


Quique Neira

Quique Neira

I was just in San Francisco for a little over a week. Although I was there for some serious business, I spent the first few days in search of a good reggae club. I found two that were decent, but it wasn’t those clubs’ music that I was impressed with–it was actually the most random places that played some of my favorite reggae tunes. While walking down Mission Street, a Mexican grocery store had Los Cafres playing outside over their produce. And when I stopped to eat at El Balazo, I was greeted at the door with today’s song of the day–Quique Neira’s “Lady.” A few days into my week, I talked with some reggae heads about reggae music, only to find out that they didn’t know that Latin America has a strong reggae scene. For that reason, we’re gonna take it back to 2005 with a track from this former member of Chile’s Gondwana. It’s a lot more laid back, compared to the serious reggae roots style he brought with Gondwana, but Quique still manages to deliver one of the best voices in Latin American reggae.

Quique Neira-Lady (MP3)

Quique Neira-Lady (Video)

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