Gentleman (2020)

«Gentleman» is the first single from Cepeda’s second album “Con los Pies en el Suelo” (Keeping both feet on the ground), after Principios (and re-released version, Nuestros Principios). The song is in Spanish… don’t be tricked by the title!

The single is available on digital platforms since March 13th, 2020, at 01:00h CET . Due to the COVID19 Health Emergency, all promo scheduled for the single was rearranged.

It is a song composed by Luis Cepeda and David Santisteban and produced by Santisteban himself. It is a pop-rock song that Cepeda defined as full of «rage». It is a social criticism about all kind of relationships based on social influence and public image.

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Lyrics (English adaptation)

(Verse 1)
Fifteen days without telling you I love you
Months you went with the first one you cross paths with
And who was gonna say it, from all of them you choose the captain
Of a paper boat where there is extra foolness
Sailing across a world where is extra hipocresy
And he was the one I didn’t need at our final red carpet

(Chorus)
Both of you so cute on photo, you are two of a kind
But who knows if it is real
He follows you with that smile, a complete gentleman
And I look at him…

And I see him pretier
And I see him different
A lot more attractive, he plays his part well
But it is not true

And I see him pretier
And I see him divine
It is the perfect guy to show on the street
Taking him for a walk

It is not real
It comes and goes
And karma explodes on your angelic little face
It is not real
It is not true
Stay at your artificial world

(Verse 2)
I only loved you but, for you, it was a game
where there is various players
And I didn’t finish first
But as you can see it is wonderful
Finally, losing you was a win

(Chorus)
Both of you so cute on photo, you are two of a kind
But who knows if it is real
He follows you with that smile, a complete gentleman
And I look at him…

And I see him pretier
And I see him different
A lot more attractive, he plays his part well
But it is not true

And I see him pretier
And I see him divine
It is the perfect guy to show on the street
Taking him for a walk

It is not real
It comes and goes
And karma explodes on your angelic little face
It is not real
It is not true
Stay at your artificial world

And I see him different
A lot more attractive, he plays his part well
But it is not true

And I see him pretier
And I see him divine
It is the perfect guy to show on the street
Taking him for a walk

It is not real
It comes and goes
And karma explodes on your angelic little face
It is not real
It is not true
Stay at your artificial world

Music video

It was recorded on Frebruary 10th and 11th, 2020. The music video tells a story of infidelity and a an apparently “picture perfect” couple, with a final twist.

The main idea behind the music video came from Cepeda but the visual translation to the video itself is a work of the director, Gema Lozano Cano.

Reception

The song was recive with general positive coments, as fans and music experts praise the new sound and production for the song without losing the “touch” of Cepeda’s compositions. It is a clear evolution from his first album.

On its first week, the song entered the Official Top 100 Chart in Spain at number 22. At launch, it was the top selling song on all digital music services in Spain: iTunes, Amazon and Google Play. At launch, it was the top selling song on iTunes in 7 different countries: Spain, Argentina, Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama and Peru.