NF 2001 SONG THE 2013 PRIDE THEME
“Yo quiero bailar” is a Spanish language successful song by Sonia & Selena. The Spanish duo bid to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2001 contest with the song, but lost the bid to David Civera and his song “Dile que la quiero”. “Yo quiero bailar” finished 9th overall in the finals to Spanish qualifications for the year.
The song was selected for OGAE Second Chance Contest 2001 that chooses non-qualifying songs to Eurovision and picks the best, The song came 2nd overall in that contest between 20 songs with the Swedish non-qualifying song “Allt som jag ser” by Barbados coming first.
Despite this, “Yo queiro bailar” (meaning I want to dance in English) became a great Spanish and international hit. It was included in Sonia & Selena’s debut and only studio album of the same title Yo quiero bailar. The single went to #1 in the Spanish radiocharts and made it to the top 5 in the Spanish Singles Chart and became popular all over Latin America and worldwide.
Now the song under new production, new singer and new title “Yo quiero besar” is the official opening theme for the Barcelona Pride 2013. You can listen to the new version which includes lyrics in Spanish, English and Catalan below.
special thanks to Victor for the information
SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA.ORG, YOUTUBE.COM