Shakira and Blake Shelton are not just working together on The Voice, they have also teamed up on a new duet called “Medicine,” which has just been released on Shakira’s new self-titled CD. Shakira says she thinks this is a ‘country song‘ while many may or may not agree. Take a listen and tell us what you think here on our poll…
“I think I have real folk roots in my previous albums,” Shakira explains. “The acoustic guitars, that type of narrative, songs that have a traditional structure. And I said to [Shelton], ‘I want to do that type of song.’ When I wrote the song I didn’t know what direction to go in and I did like eight versions. Dance, pop … but I said no, this is a country song.”
Here is Shakira featuring Blake Shelton, “Medicine,” take a listen and decide for yourself: Country or not?