Ricky Martin Releases New Single “Adios” In English, Spanish & French: Listen To All Three Versions

Mike Wass | September 22, 2014 3:45 pm

Ricky Martin is a global superstar, so it only makes sense that he would release his new single “Adios” in three different languages. The first taste of the Latin heartthrob’s 10th studio album was penned by Jesse Shatkin (he co-wrote Sia’s “Chandelier”), Cuban rapper Yotuel Romero and Japanese/Spanish flamenco virtuoso Antonio Rayo, and that multi-cultural line-up is indeed reflected in the song’s world music sound.

“Adios” finds the 42-year-old in an unusually sedate mood. Think Michael Buble with a very exotic twist. It’s a sound that works a lot better in Spanish (and French) than English but still represents an interesting change of pace for the ever-evolving crooner. The chorus and instrumental breakdown, in particular, demand repeat listens. Check out all three versions after the jump.

The English version:

The Spanish version:

The French version:

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