Single review: SANTANA – Move

SANTANA - Move

BMG [Release date 18.08.21]

‘Move’ is the first single from Carlos Santana’s new album ‘Blessings and Miracles’, which is released on October 15 by BMG. This single also heralds the much-anticipated reteaming of Santana with Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas. The pair previously worked together on the 1999 multiple Grammy-winning song ‘Smooth’.

‘Move’ came about was very much like how ‘Smooth’ happened,” says Santana. “It was like divine intelligence behind the scenes, and I just knew I had to record it with Rob. The song is about awakening your molecules. Ignite and activate yourself –you know, move. When Rob and I work together, we have a sound that’s splendiferous.”

He’s hit the nail on the head as listening to ‘Move’ you can’t help but get up and shake your booty. Santana’s distinctive guitar mixes nicely into the Latino rock, with Rob Thomas’ smooth vocals adding that extra bit of magic to the proceedings. The cadd their vocals to the mix as well.

Another hit for these two and a fine taster for Santana’s upcoming album. ****

Review by Jason Ritchie




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