… voy a alegrar tu tristeza
vamos a hacer una fiesta
‘pa que’ste amor crezca mas.
In all seriousness, most snarky Peruvians would probably mock Gianmarco’s vocal abilities, but I don’t know any of those snarky ones that would mock his composition skills. I think there’s a strong 90% who would praise them. Hoy by Gloria Estefan is one of the most popular ones he’s written, and the video was shot in Cuzco to top it all.
And Hoy isn’t even the most complex of the songs he’s written. But it’s still a really good one.
Quickie literal lyrics translation after the break.