“Una de Dos” by Mariana Seoane ft. La Sonora Dinamita, English translation

“One or the Other” Lyrics
Style: Upbeat cumbia, romance, relationship ultimatum. She wants either commitment or a breakup.
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube, Amazon

Translation:

Una de dos:
Te quedas al lado mio o te vas de una vez.
No soy de las que se entregan por un simple placer.
Sabes que no te miento y si no date la vuelta.
(x2)

One or the other:
You stay by my side or you leave once and for all.
I am not one of those girls who give themselves up for simple pleasure.
You know I don’t lie to you and if you don’t, turn around now.
(x2)

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“Maria la del Barrio” by Thalía, English translation of lyrics

“Maria of the Barrio” Lyrics
Style: Upbeat pop/salsa/merengue. This was the title song of a soap opera starring Thalia.
Country: Mexico
Listen: YouTube

Translation:

Y a mucha honra, Maria la del Barrio soy.
La que de escuincla* quedó resola*
Y pa’* cambiar su suerte
De su barrio querido se fué
Pa’ poder comer.

And to much honor, Maria of the Barrio am I.
The one that as a little runt was left all alone
And to change her luck
From her dear barrio went away
So she could eat.

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