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La Isla Bonita

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  • 1987
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  • 1985

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“La Isla Bonita” is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna. It was released as the fifth and final single from her third studio album, True Blue, on February 25, 1987 by Sire Records. Originally written as a lament, the song was first offered to Michael Jackson before Madonna accepted it and re-wrote the lyrics with Patrick Leonard. “La Isla Bonita” is noted for being the first Madonna song to have a Spanish influence in it with arrangements of Cuban drums and Spanish guitar, maracas, harmonicas and a mix of synthesized and real drumming. The lyrics of the song tell about a Beautiful Island and was a tribute to the beauty of the Latin people according to Madonna. “La Isla Bonita” achieved worldwide popularity, topping charts in countries such as Austria, Canada,... Read on...

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Most votes come from United States, Turkey, Italy, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Iran, Colombia, France, and Germany.


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