Fue en un pueblo con mar, una noche después de un concierto
Tú reinabas detrás de la barra del único bar que vimos abierto
Cántame una canción al oído y te pongo un cubata
Con una condición, que me dejes abierto el balcón de tus ojos de gata

Loco por conocer los secretos de tu dormitorio
Esa noche canté al piano del amanecer todo mi repertorio

Los clientes del bar, uno a uno se fueron marchando
Tú saliste a cerrar, yo me dije "Cuidado, chaval, te estás enamorando"
Luego todo pasó, de repente, tu dedo en mi espalda
Dibujo un corazón y mi mano le correspondió debajo de tu falda

Caminito al hostal nos besamos en cada farola
Era un pueblo con mar yo quería dormir contigo y tú no querías dormir sola

Y nos dieron las diez y las once
Las doce y la una, y las dos y las tres
Y desnudos al anochecer nos encontró la luna

Nos dijimos adiós, ojalá que volvamos a vernos
El verano acabó, el otoño duró lo que tarda en llegar el invierno
Y a tu pueblo el azar, otra vez el verano siguiente
Me llevó, y al final del concierto me puse a buscar tu cara entre la gente

Y no halle quien de ti me dijera ni media palabra
Parecía como si me quisiera gastar el destino una broma macabra

No había nadie detrás de la barra del otro verano
Y en lugar de tu bar me encontré una sucursal del banco hispano americano
Tu memoria vengué a pedradas contra los cristales
"Sé que no lo soñé" protestaba mientras me esposaban los municipales

En mi declaración alegué que llevaba tres copas
Y empecé esta canción en el cuarto donde aquella vez te quitaba la ropa

Y nos dieron las diez y las once
Las doce y la una y las dos y las tres
Y desnudos al anochecer nos encontró la luna

Y nos dieron las diez y las once
Las doce y la una y las dos y las tres
Y desnudos al anochecer nos encontró la luna


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    Saddest story about him falling for a girl he met in a bar where he played. She flirts with him and they go back to a hotel. He leaves her town and when he comes back the following year, as soon as his concert's over, he goes back to the same bar looking for her. To find what? A branch of the Spanish-American Bank! He -in his own words- avenges her memory throwing stones at the windows. Story ends with the police arresting him while he yells "I know it wasn't a dream!"

    As dramatic as it sounds here the song is really entertaining and yet another masterpiece of Joaquin Sabina's work!

    Maru86on September 12, 2010   Link

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