Narcos Theme song’s Hidden Meaning Revealed

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Narcos Theme song's Hidden Meaning Revealed
Narcos Theme song's Hidden Meaning Revealed

On the off chance that Narcos were taped in the style of a Bollywood film or Mamma Mia, at that point the show’s different medication masters would accumulate toward the finish of the period, exhaust all their repressed pressure, and host a move get-together to the show’s signature tune, “Tuyo” by Rodrigo Amarante. 

Shockingly, Narcos: Mexico offers no such alleviation from its unwavering scenes of savage firearm savagery. In any event “Tuyo,” playing over every scene’s opening credits, goes about as a short two-minute respite. Also, what an astounding relief it is. 

“Tuyo” may seem like a wedding-fitting adoration melody, yet “Tuyo” was really created explicitly for Narcos. Brazilian artist-musician Rodrigo Amarante stated “Tuyo” remembering Pablo Escobar, the famous cocaine dealer who was the focal point of Narcos’ initial two seasons. 

As indicated by NPR, Amarante explicitly stated “Tuyo” from the viewpoint of Escobar’s mom. She portrays the way toward raising the “kid that would turn into a beast,” as NPR put it. Rather than making a sonic tribute to the ’80s, when the show is set, Amarante diverted the affection tunes of Escobar’s mom’s period. 

Narcos Theme song's Hidden Meaning Revealed

Utilizing non-literal language, the verses evoke Escobar as a ground-breaking, enthusiastic, and tricky figure. The tune’s opening lines, “I am the fire that consumes your skin/I am the water that murders your thirst,” catch Escobar’s duality as a supplier and as a threat.

Most importantly, this stanza paints Escobar as an unpreventable power of nature on which individuals have come to depend as they would ablaze, or on water. 

The subsequent stanza utilizes the symbolism of a romance book (“You’re the air that I inhale/And the moon’s light on the ocean”), highlighting Escobar’s gentler side, which the show represents in his associations with his family. 

Similarly, as Narcos makes a nuanced picture of the Medellin cartel’s famous pioneer, Amarante’s objective with “Tuyo” was to “unobtrusively refine the beast of Escobar,” as indicated by NPR. At last, this cautious portrayal makes Escobar’s plunge into viciousness and remorselessness all the harder to stomach.

The equivalent can be said for the show’s portrayal of all its ethically equivocal meditation masters, including Miguel Ángel Felix Gallardo of Narcos: Mexico. 

Considering his elevated goals with “Tuyo,” Amarante most likely never speculated his profound, entrancing melody would proceed to have a second life as the soundtrack for web images—and fan fixation.

 

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