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Los Fabulosos Cadillacs


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“Matador” (Spanish for “The Killer”, usually means a bullfighter) is a song written and sung by Gabriel Julio Fernandez Capello (aka Vicentico), the lead singer of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, a rock band from Argentina. It was first released in their 1993 album Vasos Vacíos and it is considered their signature song since the song topped the charts all across Latin America. Alongside “Mal Bicho”, “Manuel Santillan, El León” and “Desapariciones” (a cover of Rubén Blades’ song), El Matador is one of the Cadillacs song about the oppression and forced disappearances during the years of military dictatorship across Latin America, particularly National Reorganization Process in Argentina. The song narrates the story of a revolutionary (“El Matador”) hunted down by law... Read on...

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Most votes come from Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Peru, Reserved, Venezuela, Chile, and El Salvador.


Popular in Latin (See Charts): Lloro Por Ti, Lambada, I Need To Know, You Sang To Me, Clandestino, Corazon Partio, Quimey Neuquen (Chancha Via Circuito Remix), La Tortura, La Leyenda Del Tiempo, and Maria Moita.


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