You just need to have a core group of people that really matter to you. “When I say that, I love playing it and I love performing it. Those songs don't seem as romantic anymore as the idea of getting older. Yes, Santana himself now describes the experience as a “tsunami of positivity,” devoid of egos and full of “EN. It was the first number one song of Santana’s career, and it stayed at the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 for 12 consecutive weeks (and in the top 10 for 30 weeks). “I don’t even know anymore.”. We weren't people who ever thought we'd get a dog. Mari appeared in the music video of "Smooth" Santana ft Rob Thomas. Who I Am: Rob Thomas On Carlos Santana, Life, Death, Marriage And Willie Nelson Steve Baltin Senior Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Rob Thomas has been one of modern music’s most compelling and commercially successful artists for well over a decade – between Matchbox Twenty, his solo work, and his various collaborations with iconic artists like Santana, Mick Jagger and Willie Nelson, his tally … 13 Things You Didn’t Know About Rob Thomas and Carlos Santana's 1999 Hit 'Smooth' (Exclusive) By Leena Tailor‍ 10:15 AM PDT, June 28, 2019 L. Busacca/WireImage for J Records Meanwhile, U.S. album sales were soaring and Napster, the file-sharing service that would eventually firebomb much of the music industry’s critical infrastructure, was only a few weeks old. Santana így nyilatkozott róla a duett kapcsán: „Imádom Rob Thomas hangszínét.A hangja és a szíve egy és ugyanaz. The next three things all kind of happened around the same time, around '98, '99. And that was something that was guaranteed, that I would be able to make more solo records and then when Matchbox came out people were gonna be listening to it. In one episode of The Simpsons’ seventh season, Homer discovers that he can withstand being shot in the belly with a cannon. He is one of those artists who doesn't take himself so seriously at all, making it always a pleasure to speak to him. So I went and wrote "If You're Gone," which was kind of a song to get her back. Rob Thomas, best known for being a Pop Singer, was born in Landstuhl, Germany on Monday, February 14, 1972. So that whole period was key cause I don't know what would have happened if that union not happened. As of 2018, "Smooth" is ranked the second most success… Twenty years after its release, "Smooth" enjoys the gilded status of America’s second-most popular song of all time, right behind Chubby Checker’s “The Twist” and right above Bobby Darin’s “Mack the Knife,” according to Billboard. Rob Thomas - tekst piosenki, tłumaczenie piosenki i teledysk. And I would play it every night, and I have a great joy every time that I do it. I have had countless amazing experiences in music, from tea with Neil Young and hanging in a limo with Stevie Wonder to drinking beer bongs with the Foo Fighters in Vegas and being onstage with Skrillex. It all felt easy, casual. Thomas dalszerzői és énekesi kvalitásaira hamar felfigyeltek, mások mellett Carlos Santana is, aki visszatérő, Supernatural című albumán nemcsak a Smooth című dal megírására, hanem végül eléneklésére is felkérte 1999 tavaszán. Through years of playing together, they’d developed little cues and signals and in-jokes—a whole dialect whose phrases and fragments are sprinkled throughout the song. But I also got to meet Carlos and get a mentor right when I finished this first record that was very successful. What do you feel when “Smooth” comes on at a wedding, or at a grocery store, or in your cousin’s 1998 Mazda Miata? When he played it for his boss Clive Davis, a notoriously tough critic, Davis agreed: They were onto something. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. His new solo album, Chip Tooth Smile (out this Friday, April 26) is vintage Thomas -- smart songwriting, excellent pop/rock craftsmanship, eclectic and at times moving, at times, fun, and always solid. Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas onstage at the Andre Agassi 12th Annual Grand Slam for Children on October 6, 2007 in Las Vegas. Rob Thomas was born on February 14, 1972 in Landstuhl, West Germany as Robert Kelly Thomas. Some inarticulable slurry of the three? But get the note.”, Everyone agreed the song sounded like a hit. Santana: Smooth featuring Rob Thomas In 1969 and 1970, Santana’s first two albums, the self-titled Santana , and Abraxas, were smash hits. Yeah it’s a hot one. So as we got off the road we had the bus drop us off in Manhattan and I moved to New York. It was certified gold by September 13 and platinum by November 9. Play " Smooth " by Santana feat. NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 16: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Musician Rob Thomas visits "Extra" at The Levi's Store... [+] Times Square on April 16, 2019 in New York City. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist, with "Lonely No More" released in 2005 becoming his biggest solo chart success. And Matt's children are my godchildren . Rob Thomas, Soundtrack: Meet the Robinsons. This song includes a new Authentic Tone accessed in AMP mode. Santana "Smooth": Man, it's a hot one Like seven inches from the midday sun Well, I hear you whisper and the ... Search "Smooth" lyrics. And I think having my son and realizing this was a commitment that was just beginning, this is a pot you're gonna be putting things into for the rest of your life and you don't want make bad moves. Santana won Album of the Year for Supernatural, Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals (for “Maria Maria”), and Best Pop Instrumental Performance (for “El Farol”). Santana Lyrics "Smooth" (feat. It contains lessons about joy, anxiety, and luck, and how, every so often, the three combine to produce something eternal. Rob Thomas. All right. All of my bad habits come from her and all of my good habits come from her. That never really happened, so I think that it did a couple of things and left me with this unfinished business feeling. Like the cannonball gimmick, “Smooth,” as a cultural product, scrambles our receptors. "Smooth" is the only song to appear on two decade-end Billboard charts. I wrote "3AM" on that keyboard. And then they wrote these beautiful songs about it and told these beautiful stories. Rob Thomas has won three Grammy Awards as a solo artist all through his participation on Santana's single "Smooth." This is apparent when the entire percussion section, acting with one shared brain, pulls back the timing on the iconic introductory drum fill, almost like a slingshot. Thomas sang lead on this, but that wasn't the plan. I have written for Billboard, Rolling Stone, the L.A. Times, Yahoo, Vice and every other major publication as well as host the Hulu interview series Riffing With and teach music journalism for Grammy Camp. Soon, the song’s magnitude, its infectious omnipresence, began to dawn on the creators themselves. But basically, air for your lungs, water for your body, and s-e-x for your psyche.”. Lamberg introduced Ganbarg to a young musician named Itaal Shur, who was developing a salsa track called “Room 17” about an illicit hotel rendezvous. "Smooth" is a collaboration between Latin rock band Santana and Matchbox Twenty vocalist Rob Thomas. “Do you have the willingness to allow the spirit to come in? Rob Thomas collection. 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