Inigo Quintero is the interpreter of If you are not, a surprising worldwide success. This young man from A Coruña has gone from being an almost unknown artist to reaching first place on the global list of Spotify, as certified by the platform on Tuesday, October 24. He is the first Spaniard to reach this position with a solo song.
If you are not It is a single that the Galician released in September 2022, but that went viral during the summer of 2023 in TikTokespecially thanks to an accelerated version.
The song does not have a video clip and its audio with lyrics reached YouTube one year after its publication. It exceeds 35 million views on the video platform and its description indicates: “This was his first single, published in 2022, by a young singer-songwriter who, with no other intention than to publish the music that comes from his soul, begins his recording career with a sensitive and sentimental single“.
The lyrics of the success of Quintero has generated debate about its meaning on social networks, where many users wonder if it is another romantic topic or a religious song with a message addressed to God.
“You dream high, It is the power that has been given to you from heaven“, indicate its first verses. “A long time ago you became one more and I hate when I am full of this poison and I hear thunder if you are not there“, sings the musician in another verse of the composition.