Mecano was a Spanish pop band whose debut coincided with La Movida Madrileña (Madrilenian Groove), a sociocultural movement that occurred in Madrid, Spain
during the 1980s. Although Spanish music critics do not consider the
band one of the most representative ensembles of the aforementioned
cultural wave, Mecano found commercial success in the '80s and the early '90s, both in its native country and Latin America, France, and Italy
with 25 million worldwide sales. Most of the lyrics were written by one
of the Cano brothers from a male perspective, and were mainly sung by Ana Torroja
in a melodic, childlike voice while preserving that male perspective;
this gave the group its distinctive, playful and sexually ambiguous...