Shakira – La La La (Brazil 2014) ft. Carlinhos Brown

Dare (La La La)” is a song recorded by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira from her tenth self titled studio albumShakira (2014). The song was first released to contemporary hit radio in Italy on March 28, 2014 as the third single from the album and was later released in a remix bundle in the United States via RCA Records. The song was co-written by Shakira herself along with, Jay Singh, Dr. Luke, Mathieu Jomphe-Lepine, Max Martin, Cirkut, Raelene Arreguin, Lisa Lalalila and John J. Conte, Jr. whilst the production was handled by Dr. Luke, Shakira, J2, Cirkut andBillboard. The song is an uptempo, electronica song built over drums and chants.

A reworked version of the song entitled “La La La (Brazil 2014)” was released on May 27 as the second theme song for the 2014 World Cup. The song included new lyrics and features Brazilian musician Carlinhos Brown. The version was praised by music critics and fared well commercially. An accompanying video was directed by Shakira’s long time collaborator Jaume de Laiguana, the music video is influenced by Afro-Brazilian heritage and tribal imagery and features cameos from a variety of football players including Lionel Messi, Neymar, Cesc Fàbregas, Sergio Agüero,Radamel Falcao, James Rodríguez and Eric Abidal, Shakira’s boyfriend Gerard Piqué and their son Milan.