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The Vocals In These “Coco” Song Covers Will Make You ‘Un Poco Loco’

It’s almost closing in on a year since Pixar released its runaway animated hit, “Coco,” which captured the hearts of adults and children around the world since it first appeared in theaters in November of last year.

The success of the movie has been translated into “Coco”-themed sweet treats at Disneyland, action figurines, merchandise, and more.

The movie’s charm has also found its way onto social media via some stellar cover versions of two of the film’s most popular songs. Here’s a roundup of some of the versions that make us “un poco loco.”

1. Cover by Luis Angel Gomez Jaramillo

Luis Angel Gomez Jaramillo is the voice behind Miguel in the Spanish language version of “Coco.” The 13-year-old’s charming cover of “Un poco loco” is bringing the lively vibes of the song alongside the strings and trumpet of a mariachi. The scenery in the music video is breathtaking and the inflection he puts on the words gives the song a pep in its step.

2. Cover by José Esparza

Born in Chicago and raised in Aguascalientes, Ezparza started playing his guitar in 2011. His rendition of “Un Poco Loco” is what serenatas are made of. You can feel the connection he has with the words.

3. Cover by Alexia Romero

Alexia Romero’s ukelele cover version allows you to learn how to play the guitar AND bust out a karaoke version.  Snaps to Alexia for having such a well-rounded tutorial like this.

4. Cover by Lautaro y Adrián Eduard

The guitar intro (and camera work) is shaky at the beginning of this version, but we (and over 1 million views) have looked passed it. A+ effort on the “Coco” costume! The video was made as a ‘thank you’ for the guests of Lautaro’s seventh birthday party. ADORBS.

5. Cover by Milan Musical

This cover is more than great! The “Ayy!” at the beginning, the Día de los Muertos-inspired face paint and the Hector cameo are all 💯. Push play immediately to make your life better.

6. Cover by Dakota & Jeremy Lopez

Disclaimer: get some tissues while watching this heartwarming father-daughter version of “Remember Me.” The harmonies flow together effortlessly and the duo’s vocals softly lull you to sleep with this sweet lullaby.

7. Cover by Carlos Rivera

Mexican singer and winner of La Academia is the voice and face for Disney Music’s Latin America VEVO channel. This music video visualizes the flowers, colors and sights of a Día de los Muertos celebration in his native Mexico.

8.  Cover by Pedro Leitão & Maria Galante

Have you ever wondered what Hector would sound like in Portuguese? This delightful rendition of “Remember Me” can help you learn some lyrics in a whole new language. It’s a melodic win-win situation.

9.  Cover by Antoine Rinié

Antoine Rinié’s hauntingly beautiful cover of “Remember Me” is exactly what a great acoustic cover is all about: no gimmicks—just a guitar, a mic and some soul-piercing vocals. BRAVO!!

Do you have a favorite “Coco” cover version? Let us know in the comments below!


READ: 25 Facts About Pixar’s ‘Coco’ You Didn’t Notice In The Movie

The Russia Collusion Investigating Is Heating Up But Trump Is Threatening A Government Shutdown Over The Border Wall

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The Russia Collusion Investigating Is Heating Up But Trump Is Threatening A Government Shutdown Over The Border Wall

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While President Donald Trump is in the middle of an investigation by the FBI. The investigation is worsening for him with his former attorney cooperating with officials, even releasing compromising audio tapes of private conversations. Despite the investigation, he is not losing sight of his promise to build the wall on the southern border, which Mexico is not paying for. President Trump is even threatening a government shutdown over it.

On Sunday, the president tweeted that he would shut down the government if Congress did not approve a budget for the border wall.

While the deadline isn’t until September, Congress is typically out on recess during the month of August. However, according to CNN, their recess this month will be cut short in order for Congress to discuss the budget and Trump’s Supreme Court judge nominees.

This isn’t the first time Trump has threatened a government shutdown over the wall. In fact, there have been two shutdowns since he became president, this year alone.

The first Trump/government shutdown occurred earlier this year in January. Trump tried using the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as a way to secure funding for the wall. That shut down lasted a couple of days.

The second was less than a month later when Trump refused to sign a budget that included hurricane relief for Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. He eventually signed it, but vowed never to sign a bill like that again.

The final budget will be approved in September and the president wants roughly $25 billion for the wall. Congress has already approved $1.6 billion.

If Congress does not agree to the $25 billion, Trump could avoid signing the budget and would force the government into another shutdown.

A government shutdown means that while most government offices remain open, employees do not get paid until it reopens. Other entities such as the national parks, monuments, and agencies that process passports and visa applications, as well as servers that maintain government websites, could be affected.

GOP lawmakers are not that concerned and think that it will not come to that.

Republican representative Steve Stivers of Ohio, who also serves as chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, told ABC that they will avoid a shutdown but that Congress needs to “get better policies on immigration.”

Trump issued a statement saying that he is willing to negotiate a deal about the wall.

We will have to see what bill Congress passes to the White House and how President Trump will react.


READ: U.S. Customs And Border Protection Is Already Building Prototypes Of The U.S.-Mexico Wall In San Diego

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