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698-Sak Noel-Loca People.
2011-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 1.43.’Livin’ la Vida Loca’ for the younger generation.
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Sak Noel is the stage name of Isaac Mahmood Noell, who was born April 12th, 1983 in La Cellera de Ter, Girona, Spain. He is a music producer, music video director, and songwriter, he is the only Catalonian to have had a UK Number 1 single.’Loca People’ topped the charts in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Holland and the United Kingdom in 2011, making him a ‘One Hit Wonder’ in all those countries, with the exception of Holland, where in 2016 his song ‘Trumpets’ featuring Salve, and Sean Paul reached Number 12.
The video for the song was directed by Sak Noel, and filmed in Barcelona, Spain, Sak Noel appears in the video, along with the songs unaccredited vocalist, the Dutch singer Esthera Sarita. The songs lyrics have met with ridicule in many quarters, but basically a young girl making her first visit to Girona is amazed at how people party, having never seen anything like that before.
‘I couldn’t believe what I was living, so I called my friend Johnny, and I said to him ‘La gente esta muy loca.”