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Can’t Remember to Forget You

"Listen to Can't Remember To Forget You"
(feat. Rihanna)

Columbian songstress Shakira has nearly two decades of sultry singing, dancing and songwriting, although her true rise to fame began in the late 90s. Her latest album, the self-titled Shakira, re-captures the magnetic fusion of musical styles for which she’s always been known. Branching out to collaborate with another global pop-princess in Rihanna, they fashion a reggae-inflected, upbeat miasma of cool and reflective vocals. Shakira’s crooning is positively seductive, while maintaining a quality of fervent urgency. And all this, before you even see the video and how well her visuals match the vocals.
Rihanna’s range surprises here; who would have thought that the almost operatic singer could tone it down enough to sound strikingly similar to Shakira, herself? Their video duet together is an explosion of femininity and vibrant colors, which match the vibrant vocals to a tee. It’s clear that these are power-women,…

Can't Remember To Forget You

"Can't Remember To Forget You"
(feat. Rihanna)

[Shakira]
I left a note on my bedpost
Said not to repeat yesterday's mistakes
What I tend to do when it comes to you
I see only the good, selective memory

The way you makes me feel yeah, you got a hold on me
I've never met someone so different
Oh here we go
You part of me now, you part of me
So where you go I follow, follow, follow

[Chorus 1]
Ohohohoh ohohohoh
I can't remember to forget you
Ohohohoh ohohohoh
I keep forgetting I should let you go
But when you look at me, the only memory,
Is us kissing in the moonlight
Ohohohoh ohohohoh
I can't remember to forget you
Ooooh
I can't remember to forget you
Ohohohoh ohohohoh

[Verse 2: Rihanna]
I go back again
Fall off the train
Land in his bed
Repeat yesterday's mistakes
What I'm trying to say is not to forget
You see only the good, selective memory

The way he makes me feel like
The way he makes me feel
I never seemed to act so stupid
Oh here we go
He a…